Society for Computers and Law Opportunities Jan 2021

The Society for Computers and Law (SCL) is a “registered educational charity that seeks to cultivate discussion and provide foundational and advanced training at the intersection of information technology and law.” I’m one of SCL’s student ambassadors (click here if you’d also like to become a student ambassador), so here are some exciting opportunities they have for tech law students next semester:

SCL Student Essay Prize Competition

The Question:

‘There is increasing concern that machine learning tools embed bias in their operations and outputs. To what extent does the law currently provide adequate protection from or adequate redress in respect of any such discrimination?’

The Prize:

  •  Publication in the SCL’s ‘Computers & Law’ Magazine and on the SCL website
  • £300 cash

Who Can Enter:
You are eligible to enter this competition if you are an undergraduate student (full-time or part-time) currently registered at an accredited academic institution.

This competition is great opportunity for students to stand out from the crowd and add credibility to their CV. The closing date for entries is Monday 21 June 2021. Full competition details are available on the SCL website: https://www.scl.org/student-essayprize-2021.

SCL Student Bytes is recruiting

SCL Student Bytes will be recruiting new team members in the new year. There are four positions available – please see the attached flyer for the full details. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in the intersection between law and technology to raise their profile and become part of an exciting student-led platform.

To catch up on recent news and articles from Student Bytes, head over to their website at https://bytes.scl.org/. For any queries, please email editors@bytes.scl.org or contact Chris Ireland, Director, Operations on LinkedIn.

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