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!
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 in the future.
It will begin promptly at 6PM on 16th Sep at the Burwood Campus.
Plus, Nomination is open for the 2020 Committee Executive Members. See inside for the nomination form.
For those interested in applying for clerkships, find all the information you need about what clerkships are, reasons for applying and tips on how to ensure your application is top notch in the below DLSS Clerkship Guide!
It also features profiles of many firms offering clerkships, along with articles written by people who work at these firms. Even if you’re not applying for clerkships this year, it’s worth having a read to find out what your future may hold and to get tips on legal job applications in general.
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..