BEYOND THE CLASSRROM
The Brennan Justice and Leadership Program
The Brennan Program is a joint initiative between the UTS Law Faculty and UTS LSS that allows UTS law students to reflect on the concept of justice and develop leadership skills through voluntary service. To be eligible for the Brennan Award students must complete 100 Reflection on Justice (ROJ) points.
Points are accrued by attending Faculty and UTS LSS endorsed seminars, lectures and events relating to Justice. Previous events have included:
> Social Justice Conference
> The Inaugural Brennan Justice Film Festival
> Brennan Justice Short Film Festival
Justice Action Committee
The Justice Action Committee is an official committee of the UTS LSS. Committee members contribute to planning, organising and executing Social Justice Initiatives. These include raising funds for a range of causes, organising annual conferences and implementing their own initiatives.Committee Applications open now!
The Justice Action Committee will meet every fortnight during Autumn and Spring Semesters with the Social Justice portfolio. Ad Hoc meetings may be held if required prior to upcoming events.
Committee members will have their hours credited under the Brennan Justice Program Leadership Through Service (LTS) component.
Initatives in 2020 include trivia nights, parliamentary submissions and assisting the Social Justice Portfolio with the Red Cross Blood Donation Drive, Sydney Homeless Connect, Westmead Children’s Hospital visit and Homelessness Sleepout and food drive.
Bring some happiness to those who may be in need of some laughter
The visit will take place during the Autumn and Spring Semesters and will require students to dress up in colourful costumes as well as run activities for the patients. This event provides the perfect opportunity to put on a smile on children’s faces and give back to the greater community.Applications will open in July. First in best dressed!
Call for Donations:
Happen to have any textbooks lying around from last year? The UTS LSS is seeking current edition textbook donations for the 15 core subjects!
The Textbook Equity Scheme (TES) is an initiative that loans textbooks to financially disadvantaged students. Your textbook donation will go towards supporting fellow peers going through financial hardship with the opportunity to study with a textbook they wouldn’t be able to otherwise afford. As a thank you from us for donating your textbooks, you will be given a FREE UTS LSS sweatshirt!
If interested, please contact Keti Bull at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following:
1. The textbook you would like to donate including the title, author, edition and ISBN.
2. A suitable time for you to bring your textbook in on either MONDAY or WEDNESDAY from February 18 to March 6. Then just bring your textbook(s) to the UTS LSS Office (CB05A.01.08) and collect your FREE UTS LSS sweatshirt!
*Please note that there are only a limited number of L and XL sweatshirts available.