Education



Education

With educational and wellbeing initiatives such as Peer Mentoring and the Smile Project, the Education Portfolio is here to help students navigate through law school. There is something for everyone, whether you are just starting out in law or well into your law school journey. The Education Portfolio also facilitates education-related publications such as The Bar Productions, The Full Bench and the Law School Manual.

For queries regarding the Education Portfolio, contact Anthony Ayoub at vpe@utslss.com.

Buddy Project

The Buddy Program pairs first-year law students (‘Junior Buddies’) and/or international law students (‘International Buddies’) with older law students (‘Senior Buddies’) in their second year or above, aiming to ease the transition into UTS Law.

Peer Mentoring

The Peer Mentoring Program is your way to give back to the UTS Law community. Help first year students transition into law school, and provide them with valuable tips and tricks that will ease them into their university experience.

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Subject Tutoring

Subject Tutoring is an initiative of UTS LSS that aims to provide peer support amongst the UTS Law community.

We facilitate a service wherein law students with a distinction grade or higher in a completed core law subject/s offer their time to tutor other law students.

For more info and to see the tutor database click below.

Smile Project

The UTS LSS Smile Week is a biannual initiative, dedicated to helping students through law school by hosting events and initiatives which focus on a positive, balanced outlook.

Additionally, UTS Counselling provides a free and confidential counselling service to all students.
Phone: (02) 9514 1177
Email: student.services@uts.edu.au

Advocates Mentoring Program

A revered program that offers 3rd-5th year undergraduate law students and 2nd-3rd year JD students with an opportunity to obtain a mentee-ship with a barrister. This program provides the perfect environment for those looking ahead in their legal career. Moreover, for those looking to nurture their passion in advocacy and learn the skills, mentality, and the purpose of working as a barrister.

The Program Administrators acknowledges that COVID-19 may prevent physical meetings, however, encourages parties to conduct meetings through electronic means.

Apply here!

See below to view the current Handbook. For further questions, please contact Jeylan Riza at edu.external@utslss.com.

ALSA CONFERENCE

ALSA is a national not-for-profit association comprising all Law Student Societies and Law Student Associations, representing approximately 28,000 law students.

Conference plays host to ALSA’s wide range of competitions, ALSA Council, elections for the ALSA Committee and multiple social events including Opening Gala, Break Night and Closing Gala.

For more information, please contact Wendy Lam at secretary@utslss.com.

The Bar Podcast

The Bar Podcast is the official UTS Law Students’ Society podcast. It is a new and exciting way for you to connect with the UTS LSS and fellow students.

Sit back, relax, and join our two wonderful hosts as they provide some incredibly entertaining content. 

Each episode will cover different topics ranging from wellbeing, first-year experiences, balancing study, getting a first law job and the best places to eat around campus. Excitingly, the Podcast has also led interesting discussions with  judges, academics and even legal-TikTok stars! 

Episodes of The Bar Podcast will air weekly with new episodes posted on Spotify and Apple Podcast.

Check out our Instagram @thebarproductions_ to stay up to date!

If you have any questions or suggestions please email us at edu.publications@utslss.com.