New students

Information for School of Law students

Congratulations and welcome to the UniSA School of Law!

We understand that starting university can be overwhelming, so we want to make the process easier for you. Follow our steps below to begin your Law degree.

Step 1: Accept your offer

If you are commencing your studies in study period 2 (trimester one) or study period 6 (trimester three) you can accept your offer by logging into the 'My Application' page on the SATAC website and following the prompts.

Step 2: Enrol in Law at UniSA

Once you have accepted your offer, UniSA will send you a letter with some important information including your student ID number, username and default password. This information will allow you to enrol into your Law degree.

  1. Find out which courses you should enrol in by viewing the corresponding Enrolment Advice.
  2. Then, using the username and default password provided, log into the 'myEnrolment' web page through your UniSA student portal.
  3. For further information please contact law.enquiries@unisa.edu.au or on +61 8 8302 7244.

Step 3: Attend Orientation

Law Orientation for study period 2 (trimester one) 2016 will be held on Friday 19 February. We strongly encourage you to attend Orientation; it provides you with a great opportunity to meet your future classmates and friends, and to learn some important information about studying Law.

Further information on Orientation, including a schedule, can be found on the UniSA O-Week webpage.

Step 4: Commence your studies!

Teaching for Law study period 2 (trimester one) 2016 will commence on Monday 22 February. It is vital that you attend your first week of University, this is when all the important information is outlined like expectations, assessments, contact details, study guides, etc.

View the Law Academic Calendar (114kb - PDF) for an overview of the 2016 year and the important dates you need to know.

Step 5: Plan your Law-Life balance

Now that you have started your Law degree, it is very important that you find a balance between your work, study, and life. We want you to get as much out of your degree as possible, whilst still maintaining a healthy balance of everything else you need in life!

Download the Make a Study Plan (436kb - PDF) guide and answer the questions to get you started on making the right plan that suits your needs.

Step 6: Get involved with USALSA

The University of South Australia Law Students Association (USALSA) is the sole representative body for law students at UniSA.

The Association organises and runs academic and social activities, is an advocate for the needs of the student body, operates a variety of exercises and competitions to provide students with practical experience and skill development, and publishes the student-run magazine The Obiter.

For more information on USALSA and to sign up for a FREE membership, see our USALSA webpage.

Step 7: Find out more

Now that you've started your Law degree, you will need to read through the important information that will get you through your university years. This includes material such as study requirements, Academic Integrity and Plagiarism (particularly important for law students when becoming a lawyer), library resources, further study, etc.

Read more about this on our 'Student Information' webpage.