UNLSASince 1994, the University of Newcastle Law Students’ Association (UNLSA) has promoted the interests of Newcastle law students within the University, the legal profession and the wider community.

As a nonprofit student body, UNLSA continually aims to provide law students with the best access to relevant information, educational experiences and peer support.

The objects of UNLSA include to:

  • safeguard and further the academic interests of members, including monitoring of study conditions, courses, library facilities and all other matters of concern to members;
  • raise awareness of, and involve members in, matters of general concern to the Association;
  • foster a good relationship between the Association and the legal profession;
  • organise academic competitions;
  • provide activities for the social recreation of members;
  • foster a good relationship between members and staff;
  • promote the Newcastle Law School and University of Newcastle Legal Centre; and
  • foster a positive culture and spirit of collegiality among members.

If you would like further information regarding UNLSA, please do not hesitate to contact our President, Andreena Kardamis at [email protected]


All students enrolled in a Law degree at Newcastle University are encouraged to get involved with and take advantage of the UNLSA, and becoming a member is the first step to doing that.

Membership is only $5 per year and entitles you to:

  • free or discounted entry to all social events;
  • the opportunity to play in our social, interfaculty and intervarsity sporting teams;
  • an invitation to social justice forums and barbeques;
  • free registration for all our competitions;
  • access to student support services;
  • free copies of all our publications including the Clerkship Guide, Graduate Guide, Justitia and much more…

UNLSA membership registration is open all year round!

  • The organisation holds membership drives in the first few weeks of Semester One, and UNLSA representatives will be signing up new and renewing old members during this time.
  • Alternatively, you can become a member or renew your membership online.
  • If you’d like to pay in cash or register in person check the UNLSA Office Open Hours, drop by, and sign up!

By-Laws & Constitution

UNLSA By-Laws, current as of 10 August 2015

UNLSA Constitution, current as of 14 September 2015


If you have any questions regarding our By-Laws or Constitution, please request information via the Contact page.

Contact Us

For general enquiries, questions or concerns, visit our Contact page.
To contact specific Committee members, please visit the Executive or Directors page.

Office Open Hours

During the University Semester (excluding Semester breaks) the UNLSA Office is open:

Semester 1: Semester 2:
Monday: 9am – 11pm
Tuesday: 11am – 12pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 11am – 1pm
Friday: 11pm – 12pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10-11am and 1 – 3pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 12 – 2pm
Friday: 11am-12pm

You are welcome to drop by and chat with a UNLSA Committee member regarding any ideas, questions, concerns or issues. Try on a UNLSA Jumper while you are there!

Our Office

MC147, McMullin Building (Top Level), University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308

Our Mailing Address

c/- Newcastle Law School, McMullin Building, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308[]

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