WHAT WE DO
The Deakin Law Students Society (DLSS) is the oldest student society and one of the largest student societies at Deakin University. The DLSS is the peak representative body for law students at Deakin University and here to represent your interests.
We are a student-run organisation dedicated to assisting all Deakin law students to make the most of their time at university. We pride ourselves on the ability to provide relevantand interesting information to students. Our seven portfolios provide a broad range of services, from helping you to achieve your dream job to hosting exciting social events throughout the year.
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.
We run a variety of non-commercial law related events to cater towards students interested in areas such as family law, criminal law and social justice.
With a range of events and publications the DLSS aims to asssist students intending to work in commercial law
We run a series of seminars and educational programs aimed to benefit law students from all year levels.
Throughout they year you will get the opportunity to attend a variety of parties to meet other students, all in the lead up to our prestegious law ball.
We run numerous publications throughout the year to ensure Deakin law students stay informed and up to date with all things DLSS-related
DLSS UPCOMING EVENTS
|20th September||PLT Provider Info Session|
|21 September||Trivia Night|
|22th September||Annual General Meeting|
|9th October||Exams Begin|
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