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UTS Law Students’ Society

The UTS Law Students’ Society (‘UTS LSS’) is the peak representative body for UTS Law Students. As the largest student-run organisation at UTS, the LSS aims to elevate the standard of university life for UTS Law Students to its utmost potential. We do this by meeting and supporting their educational, vocational and social needs.

The UTS LSS supports an open door policy and welcomes any ideas, concerns or thoughts regarding studying law at UTS. You are welcome to visit the UTS LSS Office located in CB02.14.104 at any time to get to know us a little better.

Announcements

UTS LSS Advice Writing Competition 2024

Textbooks gathering dust over the break? Put your legal mind to work by participating in the UTS LSS Advice Writing Competition for 2024! 

Advice Writing involves the individual submission of advice for a client’s legal problem. This is a highly practical competition, replicating a skill needed by all lawyers in practice. 

Register here to secure your place in the competition: https://bit.ly/AdviceWritingCompetition2024 

All UTS Law Students are strongly encouraged to apply! This competition is purely reliant on research and does not require any prior knowledge or completion of a law subject. 
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our Director of Written Skills, Jackson Radnedge at writtenskills@utslss.com.

UTS LSS Buddy Project 2024 Sign Ups NOW OPEN

Sign Ups are NOW OPEN to become a part of the UTS LSS Buddy Project as either a Junior or Senior Buddy! UTS LSS Buddy Project is an initiative which enables ‘Senior Buddies’ who have been through it all before, help guide their ‘Junior Buddies’ into the world of uni life at UTS with the inevitable creation of new friendships and mentors!

The UTS LSS will be facilitating Buddy Events throughout the year which are sure to be great fun for all Buddies to bond in small and large groups. 

Applications Close 6pm on Monday, 18 March 2024. 

For any queries, please contact our Education (Internal) Director, Nipun Kar, at edu.internal@utslss.com 

Orientation Week 2024

It’s O’Week!! Come along to our UTS LSS stall this Tuesday, 13th February and Wednesday, 14 February 2024 to learn more about our exciting events, initiatives, and opportunities in 2024. There will be plenty of friendly and helpful faces around to point you in the right direction and begin the year with confidence. 

Check our stories on both Tuesday and Wednesday for our stall location, and we can’t wait to meet you all soon.

If you’re new to UTS in 2024, or haven’t yet renewed your LSS membership for 2024 (it doesn’t automatically do so) click the button Become A Member above.

UTS LSS Subcommittee Applications 2024 NOW OPEN

Applications are NOW OPEN to join ALL UTS LSS Subcommittees for 2024! This is your chance to make an impact in a supportive and empowering law student community in one of the FOUR amazing Subcommittees across the Education, Social Justice and Careers’ Portfolios. This is the perfect way to meet new students, and enhance your university experience in 2024! 

By serving as a UTS LSS Subcommittee member, you will be eligible to gain LTS Hours for the Brennan Justice and Leadership Program! 

Apply Here: bit.ly/LSSSUBCOMITTEEAPPLICATIONS2024

Get in quick, applications close at 6pm on Friday, 23 February 2024. 

If you have any questions relating to the UTS LSS Subcommittees, please contact the Vice-President (Social Justice), Eliza Lo Russo, at vpsj@utslss.com, Vice-President (Education), Ryan little, at vpe@utslss.com, and Vice-President (Careers), Dillan Goro at vpca@utslss.com

Law School Manual 2024 NOW AVAILABLE

The Law School Manual (LSM) is a first year law student’s ultimate starter guide to the challenging, yet highly rewarding degree that is law at UTS.

Published annually by the UTS Law Students’ Society, the LSM is full of knowledge and guidance that will make your time at UTS the best it possibly can be!

Click here to read: http://bit.ly/LawSchoolManual2024.