USALSA consists of a General and Executive Committee. The General Committee holds up to 16 members, each with a designated portfolio. The General Committee is responsible for the day to day management of the association, as well as co-ordinating events and acting as student representatives. Each position is voluntary, and each committee member is elected by law students at UniSA at the end of Trimester 3 (excluding 2017).
Jessica is a final year law student in her 3rd role on the USALSA committee, previously holding the roles of Treasurer/Vice President and Marketing Officer. Jessica is passionate about student representation and is committed to providing opportunities to all students. As President, Jessica aims to lead and be part of a team of enthusiastic individuals that help foster stronger student engagement, provide better quality events and give students access to a more diverse range of opportunities. She hopes to continue to improve the work USALSA does and make USALSA more actively involved within the community. Jessica is always up for a chat, so if you see her around say hi!
As Competitions Director, Hannah aims to increase student engagement in competitions and improve the efficiency of competitions. Hannah will also place a large focus on external mooting competitions. Aside from her role as competitions director, Hannah will continue to assist the committee to provide exciting events for all students and help them to get the most out of their degree.
Georgina is a fourth-year student studying law and commerce (accounting). As Competitions Officer, she wants to ensure that competitions are run smoothly and are well organised. Georgina aims to increase student involvement by encouraging and supporting students to gain the knowledge and confidence to compete in a wide range of competition opportunities.
Eden is a third-year student studying a double degree of law and journalism. Previously serving as USALSA’s Events Officer, Eden intends to foster greater student involvement through engaging, informative and helpful publications. Eden believes proper communication and marketing of events and opportunities is essential for all students to truly get the most out of their degree and is determined to improve this throughout her time on the committee.
Victoria is a third-year student studying a double degree of law and psychological science.
Courtney is a fourth-year student studying a law and psychological science degree. She makes herself approachable to students to fully assist them in obtaining information regarding career opportunities that are available. Courtney joined USALSA to be more involved with the student body and hopes to increase student engagement during her time on the committee.
Natalia is currently in her third-year of a double degree of law and journalism and professional writing. As Careers Officer, Natalia hopes to deliver useful and informative events which assist students in networking and finding career opportunities. She believes it is important to keep students up to date with information that has the potential to aid their careers.
Jasmin is a third-year law student and has already completed her degree in environment science. Jasmine understands that law school can be a challenging and chaotic experience and is passionate about getting involved in USALSA and providing opportunities for students. As Activities Director, Jasmin aims to promote and enhance the student culture by running fun social activities such as pub crawls and law ball.
Alexander is a third-year student studying a Bachelor of Law accompanied by a Bachelor of Journalism and Professional Writing. Previously USALSA’s Publications and I.T. Officer, Alexander brings experience to his role as Treasurer, and aims to promote healthy finances to ensure students are adequately provided with high-quality career and social events, competitions, publications, as well as maintaining our ongoing commitment to charitable organisations
Lauren is a first-year student, studying a double degree in Law and Business (Human Resource Management), and is the Marketing Officer for the USALSA. As the Marketing Officer, Lauren under takes the marketing behind the USALSA events. The Marketing Officer’s role is primarily to design promotional materials for our events and market events on our social media platforms.
Juliet is a third-year student studying a double degree of law and business management. She has previously been involved in community connect helping in fundraising for events. Juliet is also a PASS leader in the business school, facilitating business course discussions which are aimed at improving overall performance and confidence amongst students. She is aware of the challenges most international students face studying aboard being one herself. Juliet thus intends to give international students the necessary representation within the committee so that they find studying law at UniSA both pleasant and rewarding.
First Year Representative
Shania is a first year student, studying a double degree in law and psychological science. Her primary role as the first-year representative is to be an advocate for the first year cohort, by communicating any concerns or ideas that first year students may have to the committee. As the first year representative, Shania aims to promote to her fellow cohort the activities that USALSA has to offer and ways to engage within the law school and enhance their experience whilst studying law.
Education & Social Justice Director
Victoria is a third years student of a double degree in law and international relations. As social justice is about recognition and action to support the rights of all people, irrespective of their status in society, Victoria’s aim as Education and Social Justice Director is to raise awareness and allow USALSA to be open minded and join on events involving social justice. As she have devoted her time to various volunteering organisations, Victoria know’s it is a rewarding and truly meaningful experience.
Emma is a penultimate year law student in a single law degree. During her time as Secretary, she ultimately aims to assist students by being an approachable member of the committee and looks forward to working with all members of USALSA to provide all law students with a positive study environment.