NEXT Mentoring Program

NEXT is a mentoring initiative which pairs final year LLB and JD students with recent Newcastle Law School alumni for a six-month supported program designed to help new graduates transition out of law school and into the workforce.

Learn more about the NEXT Program by taking a look at our FAQ page here.


NEXT Mentors are Newcastle Law School graduates that are employed in arrange of professional roles. Mentors provide practical, real-world guidance to mentees while developing their own professional and leadership skills and connecting with the next generation of Newcastle Law School graduates.

Click here to register as a Mentor.


NEXT Mentees gain personal insights into the opportunities and challenges of employment, how to transition into a new career while balancing competing interests, and how to prepare for personal and professional success and set backs. As part of the registration process, priority is given to students with a demonstrated need for professional mentoring support.

Click here to register as a Mentee.

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