Apply for an ALSA Scholarship!

On behalf of the Australian Law Students’ Association, the DLSS is pleased to announce that a select number of scholarships are available to Deakin Law students! See below for the relevant application form. Due to popular demand, applications for ALSA Scholarships have REOPENED! With 9 scholarships on offer across three categories (Equity, Competitions, Community) there… Continue reading

Deakin Dodgeball Tournament

Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive, Dodge! Get ready for the return of the DLSS annual dodge ball tournament proudly sponsored by Lander & Rogers! With crazy prizes to be won, grab your mates and form teams of five (with at least one person of the opposite sex) to take out bragging rights and get balls deep… Continue reading


Congratulations to the following students who have been elected to the 2015 DLSS Committee after Monday’s AGM. We wish you all the best in your roles in 2015!   President – Jonathan Pham Secretary – Nathalie Dabrowski Director of Finance – Adele Brusco Director or Sponsorship – Tom Watson VP – Activities – Caleb Brodrick VP… Continue reading

Indigenous Law Centre 2014 Essay Competition

The Indigenous Law Centre at the University of New South Wales has launched an essay competition for all law students focusing on Constitutional recognition and reform: “Constitutionally speaking we are still basically White Australia, however much we boast that we have changed,” says former High Court Justice Michael Kirby. Do you agree? Does the Constitution need to… Continue reading

2014 AGM Presidential Personal Statements

Below are the presidential statements of the 2014 AGM President nominees. Both nominees will be asked questions for up to five minutes based on their personal statement at the AGM by 2014 President Seth Ryan.   JONATHAN PHAM My name is Jonathan Pham and I have nominated myself for the role of President for the Deakin Law Students’ Society (DLSS)… Continue reading

Deakin Golden Key’s Great Un-Debate

This Thursday, 25 September, Deakin Golden Key is hosting a debating night at the Dan O’Connell Hotel. Participants can win a $250 prize in an open entry speed debating showdown. So get your topic, get ready and go! Loudest cheer wins, so bring your friends. Competitors register from 6:30, debates begin at 7. No ticket… Continue reading

Practical Legal Training Seminar

What are your plans for the end of your degree? Are you looking to practice law? For many of us, we look at grad jobs as the only pathway to a career in law, but in reality there are other options! The Deakin Law Students’ Society proudly presents the ‘Practical Legal Training Seminar’, where you can… Continue reading

First Year Negotiation Final

Congratulations to Leo Rodrigo and Ellie Kinahan from Burwood, the winners of the Harwood Andrews First Year Negotiation Final! Congratulations as well go to the finalists from Geelong, Kate Ammitzboll and Bec Kerwan.   We wish to thank the Deakin Law Students’ Society Geelong for hosting the final at the Waterfront campus. Thanks are also due… Continue reading