I am delighted to welcome you to the Melbourne University Law Students’ Society (MULSS) website. Here you will find all the weird and wonderful things related to life as a Juris Doctor (JD) student at Melbourne Law School. Our MULSS is the longest standing law student society in Australia, and we represent each and every one of our JD students via free, automatic membership. Our aim is simple: to provide you with the best possible law school experience, whether inside or outside the classroom.
We co-ordinate our efforts into various portfolios:
• Activities: General, Sport
• Careers: Corporate/Non-Legal, Government, Private Practice, Public Interest
• Communications: ‘Purely Dicta’ magazine, Marketing and Publications, Photography, IT
• Competitions: Client Interview, Mooting, Negotiations, Witness Examination
• Education: the Stepping Stones Program, the Pathfinder Program, the Student Tutorial Service
• Equality and Social Justice: Environment, International Students, Queer, Social Justice, Wellbeing, Women’s
• The Law Revue
These portfolios are geared towards everything from preparing you for work or exams and taking away the financial strain associated with tertiary study, to organising the sporting and social events that make our law-school friendships possible.
Many of you will finish your law degrees in 3 years or so. Whether you are having a beer on the lawns at a BBQ, mentoring a high school student through difficult circumstances, or rehearsing your moot for the upcoming competition, we would love you to get involved.
If there’s one piece of advice I would say, it’s to enjoy yourself academically, professionally and socially while you’re here, as the years will fly – and with them, the chance to make the most of this unique educational experience we’ve been given!
Feel free to drop by our office on level 2 whenever you can – even just for a quick chat or to see what events we’re running. And most importantly, remember we are here to be your go-to representative body for any issue or idea you have. Our door is always open and if you can’t find me on level 2, do send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
I wish you all the best with your JD journey and I am so excited to have you on-board,
Henry Dow – LSS President (2016/17)