Activities and Societies
There are many activities, societies and clubs available for students of the Law School and the University. From the Tasmanian University Law Society (TULS), to the University's many societies, there is something for everyone...
ISSP Social Activities
Each semester social events are organised for the international students, tutors, and general staff.
Tasmania University Law Society
Together with the Tasmania University Law Students Society (TULS), an excursion for interested international students is organised each semester. In the past students have visited Hastings Caves, Mount Wellington, the Botanical Gardens flower festival, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary and the historic village of Richmond.
TULS organises many social events, both for international students and for the wider student body. They are involved in organising events, such as: a sushi and satay night, cheese and wine night, cocktail parties, end-of-semester events and the annual Law Ball at the end of year.
International Students' Associations at the University of Tasmania
There are many UTAS Student Societies set-up by students from different nationalities, to celebrate these cultures and connect with other students.
The Indian Youth Society
The Indian Youth Society organises cultural and educational events.
Contact: email@example.com or find them on facebook in the name of UTAS Indian Youth Society.
The Malaysian Students' Society
The Malaysian Students' Society offers numerous activities throughout the year. Activities include an annual meeting, BBQs, Pasar Malam (where the society sells Malaysian food), Malaysian Night (in conjunction with Malaysia's Independence Day), and various field trips. In 2010 the society also collaborated on some events with TULS to further enhance the relationship between international students and Australian students of the Law School.
Students can sign up at the Malaysian Students' Society booth during Orientation Week (O-week - the first week of semester). Alternatively, they can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on the MSS facebook page. The society does not charge any membership fees.
The Singaporean Students' Society
The main goals of the society is to look after the welfare of Singaporean Students and SSS members
studying at UTAS, plan events for these students to create a dynamic community away from home. The UTAS Singapore Students' Society regularly organises:
- introductory events for new students;
- career talks;
- performances by Singaporean guest celebrities;
- and many more activities.
Contact: SSS facebook page.
There are also UTAS student societies for Chinese, Indonesian, Japanese, Thai and Korean students. International students are also encouraged to sign up to any of the other societies, which range in focus from film, music, art, sports and many other activities. For a complete list of UTAS societies and clubs, please go to the TUU homepage.