Who we are
The Deakin Law Students' Society (DLSS) is the peak representative body for all Deakin law students, with the objective of assisting students with their educational, career, social and wellbeing needs.
When you become a member of the Deakin Law Students’ Society not only do you join a great community of law students, but you also get invitations to all our social events including the First Year Law Camp, get access to various career-based initiatives as well as many other benefits!
It is with great excitement that we present to you the second edition of our Et Cetera for 2019!
This edition of Et Cetera reflects on all of the highs and lows of 2019, from trips abroad to clerkship applications. We have curated this publication in the hopes of connecting with students and tell the tales of surviving and thriving in law school. We hope that Et Cetera encourages you to take some time for yourself, to share your passion with others and start meaningful discussions about what is important to you.
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Alongside the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, Leo Cussen also offers Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and traineeships for entry-level lawyers, overseas lawyers seeking admission in Australia, lawyers needing to requalify, and legal support staff.
PLT SPOTLIGHT:OCTOBER EDITIONThe Leo Cussen Centre for Law is a Practical Legal Training (PLT) provider, designed to provide high-quality education and training to legal professionals at all stages of their career. “...we continue to be recognised as a centre of...
It’s no secret that mental health is a big issue in the legal profession. From the very first day of Law School, we are taught that we are more likely to experience depression and anxiety than the general population. This R U OK Day, let’s start a meaningful dialogue about mental health. You’re not alone so don’t feel afraid to reach out to the person next to you. Sometimes it’s as simple as asking, ‘Are you okay?.
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The Deakin Law Student Society are looking for tutors to run Exam Revision Sessions. We would love to hear from you if you have excelled tinction or above) in Constitutional Law, Evidence, Legal Practice and Ethics, Contract Law, Misleading and Economic Torts, Civil Procedure.
Bond University is a private not-for-profit university located in the Gold Coast, Queensland. Among a wide range of student offerings, Bond University also offers The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP), commonly known as Practical Legal Training (PLT). A PLT is the second step to gaining admission as a legal practitioner.
“Bond University was recently rated 5 stars in the 2019 Good Universities Guide as Australia’s leading university for teaching quality, learner engagement, learning resources, skills development and student support – all of which are reflected in the GDLP.“
The Deakin Law Students’ Society would like to invite you to our Annual General Meeting. This is a chance to hear what the DLSS has achieved in the past year and what is planned for the future.
The AGM will begin promptly at 6pm on September 16 at the Burwood Campus.
Gadens is a leading, preeminent independent Australian law firm with key practice areas covering Banking & Finance, Corporate Advisory, Disputes & Litigation, Employment Advisory, Family & Relationship Law, Government, Intellectual Property & Technology, Insolvency & Recovery, Property, Construction & Planning, and Tax.
“Our vision is to be a preeminent, independent firm renowned for providing an outstanding client experience, innovative solutions and value. We will be nimble, with committed staff and high performance culture.”
Mental Health & Wellbeing
We strive to assist you with becoming a well-balanced student, running workshops and seminars on how to deal with stress and other issues facing students.
Social Justice and Equity
Our Social Justice & Equity portfolio is responsible for hosting a range of seminars and producing various publications on social justice issues within an Australian legal context..