THIS MONTH’S FEATURE
Clerkship Guide2019 Guide
The guide is an essential tool that will be of use to you, especially if you are in the penultimate or pre-penultimate year of your law degree. Even if you are in the early stages of your degree, it is recommended that you use this guide to gain an insight into what a clerkship is like and whether it is something that you wish to apply for in your penultimate year of your legal studies.
UTS Law Students’ Society
It is our vision to elevate the quality and standard of university life for law students at UTS to its utmost potential, primarily through meeting the educational, vocational and social needs of UTS law students. In doing so, we endeavour to establish a reputation as the most student-oriented and student-focused Law Students’ Society in Australia.
The UTS Law Students’ Society firmly supports an open door policy and welcomes any ideas, concerns or thoughts regarding your life studying law at UTS. Feel free to drop by our office (CB5A.01.08) anytime to get to know us a little better.
Become a Member
When you become a member of the UTS Law Students’ Society not only do you join a great community of law students, but you also obtain discounted ticket prices to all our social events, access to our various career-based initiatives, receive our fortnightly e-newsletter (The Buzz) along with many other benefits!BECOME A MEMBER NOW
Get in Touch
Your email isn’t going to the inbox abyss, never to be seen or heard from again. The UTS LSS is here to provide you with more information and answer any questions you may have.
Room CB05A.01.08, UTS Haymarket Campus, Cnr of Quay Street & Ultimo Road, Haymarket NSW 2000
(02) 9514 3448
Your LSS Team
– The Executive –
The UTS LSS Executive is composed of the President, Treasurer, Secretary, and seven Vice-Presidents who oversee their own portfolios.
The Careers Portfolio is responsible for the co-ordination of all career-focused events including on-campus Clerkship and Careers Seminars, as well as the Society’s career-related publications including the Careers Guide and Clerkship Guide.
For any queries about the Careers Portfolio, feel free to contact Sara Pacey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Competitions Portfolio is responsible for running all Junior and Open Competitions for Mooting, Subject Mooting, Witness Examination, Negotiation, Client Interviewing, as well as Intervarsity Competitions.
For any queries about the Competitions Portfolio, feel free to contact Barbara Aslanidis at email@example.com.
The Education Portfolio is responsible for the Society’s educational and well-being initiatives such as the Peer Mentoring Program, Speaker Series and Smile Project, as well as the Society’s education-related publications including The Full Bench and Law School Manual.
For any queries about the Education Portfolio, feel free to contact Gabriella Lubrano at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Marketing Portfolio is responsible for all marketing communication and advertising for the Society, as well as the preparation and distribution for The Buzz and the production and distribution of the Society’s merchandise.
For any queries about the Marketing Portfolio, feel free to contact Samuel Guzman at email@example.com.
–Social Justice Directors–
The Social Justice Portfolio is responsible for the organisation of the Society’s social justice-related initiatives including equitable subsidies, Charity Trivia Nights, Social Justice Conference, Women’s Mentoring Program and Brennan Justice and Leadership Program.
For any queries about the Social Justice Portfolio, feel free to contact Pia Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Activities Portfolio is responsible for the Society’s social events including First Year Law Camp, Law Cruise and Law Ball.
For any queries about the Activities Portfolio, feel free to contact Lucy Slater at email@example.com.
this month’s feature!
Second Year Stories
We know that starting your first year at university is a daunting experience. At the UTS LSS, we’re here to ensure that you have all the support you need to make your transition into university life the smoothest it can be. So we took to the streets and interviewed a few of our second year members- students who were in your exact position one year ago. Introducing: Second Year Stories.
Jatin is an 18 year old Bachelor of Business Bachelor of Law student commencing his second year at UTS. Jatin has a visual impairment and is classified legally blind. He is an Accessibility Ambassador for UTS and has also recently been accepted into the Regional Advisory Committee for Guides Dogs NSW. Jatin is a guitarist, singer-songwriter and is always playing music and performing at cafes, uni events…pretty much wherever he can….
More of Jantin’s Story
Vicky is a 19-year-old Bachelor of Laws/Communications (Social and Political Sciences) student, going into her second year in 2019. This year, she is also the Marketing Director on the LSS Council and a Student Representative on the Faculty Board. In her spare time, Vicky likes to bake, drink an excessive amount of mango smoothies, and take HIIT classes at her local gym…
More of Vicky’s story
Samara is a 19 year old Bachelor of Laws/International Studies (Switzerland) student, beginning her second year at UTS. During her first year she lived on campus at Yura Mudang (building 6 on the goods line), after moving down to Sydney from Coffs Harbour. Samara enjoys free food and drinks, and the angels who share their law notes…
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Jinoo is a 20 year old Bachelors of Law/Bachelors of PubComm student in his second year of Law and first year of PubComm in 2019. Last year, Jinoo successfully achieved the accomplishment of winning “Best Bromance of the LSS”…
mORE OF JINoO’S STORY