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Law in the UK: University of Nottingham Trent Presentation

Are you interested in applying to law school in the UK? Dr. Vasileios will be introducing Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham Law School.
Some of the information covered:
• Admissions requirements
• The facilities
• The teaching methods
• Courses that are most attractive to Canadian students (e.g. LLB Senior Status and/or academic LLMs)
• Potential articling and post grad opportunities
• Why Nottingham Trent is a great option for Canadian and International Students

You’ll get all the information you need to know about law school opportunities in the UK, and there will be free snacks too! Hope to see you there.

Location: October 30th, 2019, 6 pm – 8 pm, STC 0060

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University of Toronto Law School Information Session

Are you interested in applying to Canada’s top law school, the University of Toronto? JD Admissions committee member, Jerome, will be stopping by campus to talk about the admissions requirements, process, financial aid, student life, and all you need to know! For your convenience, there will be two identical sessions held. You wont want to miss it!

Session 1: October 24th, 2019, 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm
Session 2: October 24th, 2019. 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: EV3 4412

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Society Meet-Up

Come meet your society leaders! Learn about how you can get involved with your departmental society and what services they provide for students!

Location: Second floor of Hagey Hub on September 24 at 11am – 2pm

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Meet the SOC/LS Professors

The Legal Studies Society is hosting a Student / Professor Mixer where Sociology and Legal Studies students and professors are given an opportunity to connect in a casual setting, outside of the classroom. The goal of this event is for students to become better acquainted with their professors and peers, so that a sense of community is established within the Department.
The event is being hosted on Wednesday, October 2 at the Graduate House from 6-9 pm. Please feel free to stay the full three hours or simply drop by at your convenience. Dinner will be provided!

Facebook Event Page:

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Fall General Meeting

Please join us at our Fall General Meeting on Wednesday, September 25 from 6-7 pm in PAS 1229. The meeting will be run in the format of an information session, where attendees will learn about our Society, the various events we hold, resources we offer, information about members of our Executive team, and more. This is also an opportunity for us to get to know you. This meeting will go for approximately one hour and free pizza will be provided. We hope to see you then!

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Lower Year Representative Application

The application for Lower Year Representative positions is now OPEN until October 1.

Role Description:

The Legal Studies Society is seeking undergraduate students in years 1-4 to represent the mission of our Society: to create a welcoming community within the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies between our students and professors with diverse interests. As a Society, we commit to supporting current undergraduate students who have law-related interests and aspirations. To be considered for this role, the applicant must be enrolled in Sociology and/or Legal Studies courses throughout the 2019-2020 academic year. A prospective/declared major or minor in Legal Studies is an asset. The Lower Year Representatives are under the supervision of Vice President of Education (Berrihan Azzam).

Duties may include the following:
– Sharing our posts / announcements on your own social media platforms.
– Communicating about upcoming events to friends and peers.
– Regularly attending Society events.
– Helping out at events (i.e. set-up, take-down, representing the Society at Clubs Day(s), etc).
– Assisting the Vice President of Education to successfully complete the tasks designated to their role.

Follow the link below to the Google form to complete the application!

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Welcome Back!

This week we are saying hello to new faces and welcoming back returning students! Here are some things to expect from us within the next month or so. Make sure you’re following us on our social media to stay up to date!



Instagram: @uwlegalstudiessociety

September 4: Application for Lower Year Representative positions on our Extended Team opens

September 11-20: LSS presentations in SOC/LS 101 classrooms

September 19 & 20: Find our booth at Clubs Day(s) in the SLC

September 25: Fall General Meeting

October 1: Application for Lower Year Representatives closes

October 2: Student / Professor Mixer at the Grad House

October 8: Successful Lower Year Representative applicants will be notified