Vacancy for Guildford’s LexisNexis Student Associate 2017-18 (paid)

Do you want to really stand out from the crowd in the search for a training contract?

If the answer is ‘yes’, then an opportunity has arisen to increase your legal research skills and work for a major legal publisher. LexisNexis is looking for a second or third year or postgraduate law student to act as a representative on campus for LexisNexis Online Services.

The successful candidate will offer a small number of hours a week contact time to advise and help other students in their use of these essential research services. He or she will be very approachable and keen to learn how to use the services in depth.

Full training will be given and on-going regular support will be provided. Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. The fixed term contract will be for 9 months starting in September 2017. The pay will be £8. 45 an hour.

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply by 30th April 2017 by email to

Your application should consist of a covering letter and a copy of your C.V. Please state “Student Associate University of Law Guildford” in the subject line of your email. Interviews will be held via Skype during May and June 2017.

All applicants must be available for a 2-3 day training course to be held in London during weeks commencing 14th and 21st August 2017





Easter Weekend Library Opening Times

Dear Students

For your information please find below the Library opening times for the Easter weekend April 2017:

Date Library Open Library Staffed
Good Friday 14th April 8.30am – 6.00pm 12.00 pm – 4.00pm
Easter Saturday 15th April 8.30am – 6.00pm 12.00pm – 4.00pm
Easter Sunday 16th April Library/LRC Closed Library/LRC Closed
Easter Monday 17th April 8.30am – 6.00pm 12.00pm – 4.00pm



Commercial Awareness

Access  the’Chambers Student’ website for Commercial Awareness resources – Legal Blogs. You’ll need commercial awareness to stay up to speed withthe latest developments in the area of business or law that you are interested in. A key way of learning about the latest developments in law and business is reading legal blogs. Just click on the link for more information.


Message for 7 month LPC students – Legal Research Workshop on Thursday 26th January in Room 217 LRC

The library is holding a workshop on general legal research which will include where to start with your legal research, how to use the legal databases Lexis Library, Lexis PSL, Practical Law and Westlaw to identify and locate key commentary resources and also how to find and update cases and legislation. We will also point out the various Legal Research guides available on the library web page and introduce you to the library catalogue.

You can also watch a short video introduction on the ULaw Library services available to you which you can access from the Library web page. It shows you how to search the library catalogue, borrow and renew books, access resources and gives information on printing. Go to then click  on the ‘Library Induction’ video link box on the right hand side of the page under the ‘Library FAQs’ section.

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