USALSA - UniSA Law Students Association


The University of South Australia Law Students' Association, USALSA, is the sole independent representative body for Law students at UniSA.

Our purpose

  • To ensure that the educational, vocational and social needs of all UniSA Law students are met through an association that is responsive to the students within our diverse community;

  • To promote a strong, supportive and vibrant student culture which acknowledges our unique environment;

  • To ensure that UniSA Law students are aware of the various career opportunities available to them, both within the legal profession and in other sectors;

  • To promote the interests of UniSA Law students to the profession and other law schools; and

  • To encourage a commitment to social justice among our Law graduates at UniSA.

What we do

USALSA caters to the needs of its law students in a number of ways, including:

  • Organising social events to allow interaction between students, staff and the profession;

  • Operating a variety of legal advocacy exercisers and competitions to privide practical experience and skill development to UniSA Law students, including mooting, witness examination, negotiation and client interview;

  • Organising career seminars and providing career related information;

  • Publishing a student magazine, 'The Obiter,' to inform students of activities within the UniSA law discipline and provide a forum for student ideas;

  • Advocating student needs to UniSA Justice & Society and wider UniSA community;

  • Encouraging and promoting active participation within our community through endeavours such as the UniSA Legal Advice Clinic and other volunteer organisations; and

  • Maintaining communication platforms to allow for the effective circulation of information to students;

Want to get involved?

All students enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws, or related double degrees are automatically members and are welcome to get involved in everything USALSA! The best way to keep up to date with the latest news, events, information and career opportunities is to follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

You are also welcome to run for a position on the USALSA Committee, elections are held every year in November - but we'll let you know all the information you need when the time comes! In the meantime, come along to any of our events and competitions, make friends and get the most out of Uni!

General enquiries


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