There are many opportunities for you to become involved with the UTS Law Students’ Society and the services that we provide for our members.
Keep a look out for information on the UTS LSS Facebook page for announcements on competitions, publications, events, and other ways to become involved with the UTS LSS.
Written contributions are actively sought by the publications team to be included in the various publications published by the UTS LSS throughout the year. If you are interested in contributing, please contact the following:
- The Full Bench, Law School Manual, Camp Survival Guide and Electives Guide – firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Clerkship Guide, Careers Guide and Pro-Bono Guide – email@example.com
In addition, the UTS LSS organises sub-committees for each of its publications, allowing students to become involved in the designing and editing aspects of our handbooks and academic journal.
Much of the work achieved by the UTS LSS would not be possible without the help of various sub-committees. These sub-committees are comprised of members and assist the UTS LSS in various aspects including education, careers, social justice, and wellbeing. If you’re interested in getting involved, please contact the following:
- Education Publications Sub-Committee – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Careers Publications Sub-Committee – email@example.com
- Justice Action Committee (JAC) – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Student Wellbeing Advisory Group (SWAG) – email@example.com
Being part of a sub-committee is a fantastic way to become involved in the UTS LSS. Applications are taken in the start of the year and are publicised on the website.
Getting involved as either a competitor, witness, client or judge in any of the legal competitions that the LSS runs each semester is a fantastic way to meet new people and polish your legal skills.
Senior Competitions, for those with more experience, take place in Autumn Semester, while Junior Competitions, for those with little to no experience, take place during Spring Semester. For more information, click on Competitions or contact the following:
- Client Interviewing – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Negotiation – email@example.com
- Witness Examination – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Senior/Junior Mooting – email@example.com
- Subject Mooting – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Paper Presentation & Advice Writing Competitions – email@example.com
To volunteer as a witness or client for competitions, see the Student Volunteer Committee section below.
Student Volunteer Committee
The Student Volunteer Committee consists of a pool of UTS students from any faculty wishing to volunteer their time to assist the UTS LSS in competitions throughout the year as a volunteer client or witness.
Acting as a client in the Client Interviewing competition or witness in Witness Examination is a great way to get an inside look at how the competitions run, particularly if you are interested in participating yourself.
All work done on the Committee is recognised by the UTS Brennan Justice and Leadership Program and hours can be counted towards the completion of the award.
Please email the Vice President (Competitions) at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining the committee.
UTS LSS Council
If you are interested in becoming a UTS LSS Councillor, elections are held towards the end of Spring Semester. Download the Elections Handbook for detailed information about the election process and positions on the UTS LSS Council. For information, please contact our President by emailing email@example.com or download our Constitution and By-Laws.