Clubs

LSS Clubs

Clubs Day is held at lunch during the second week of the fall semester, where students have the opportunity to sign up for any number of clubs created and ran by fellow UVic Law students.

Missed Clubs Day? Feel free to get in contact with a club director to get involved!

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Club Directory

 

Pan-Asian Law Society (PALS)

The Pan-Asian Law Society (PALS) aims to provide education to members about legal, business and socio-political issues in Asia and social legal forums in which students and lawyers with similar interests about the region can interact, network and seek mentoring with the support of PALS. It will also create awareness surrounding the issues facing lawyers and law students currently practicing or studying law in BC regarding the Asia region.


Business Law Association (BLA)

The aim of the BLA is to provide resources to law students to understand business aspects of law through a variety of events throughout the year.


Criminal Law Club

The Criminal Law Club is dedicated to exploring all things related to criminal law. Common events include various speakers, prison tours, police ride-alongs, and criminal law firm tours.


Environmental Law Club

The ELC is a club that operates on campus to promote environmental issues from a legal perspective. We host speakers, collaborate on amazing potlucks and organize a variety of environmentally-focused events throughout the year to raise awareness for local and global environmental issues.


Feminist Law Students’ Association

The UVic FLSA welcomes all individuals interested in promoting critical thinking about gender inequality within the legal system and society at large. Using feminist legal theory as a framework, we explore the way in which systemic gender discrimination intersects with issues such as race, class, sexual orientation and disability.


Indigenous Law Club

The Indigenous Law Club hosts events throughout the year focusing on intersections between Indigenous legal issues and other subjects such as tax and constitutional law, and access to justice.

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Intellectual Property/Information Technology Club (IPIT)

The Intellectual Property Law Club organizes lunch time lectures, panel discussions, and presentations regarding all things IP: patent, trade mark, and copyright law.  In previous years we have hosted distinguished speakers such as Justice Phelan from the Federal Court, and a variety of Vancouver lawyers who are leaders in the field.  The club meets on an informal basis to discuss current issues and plan upcoming events.


OutLaws

The club committed to the enhancement of a vibrant LGBT community at UVic Law.  Provides a fun, comfortable and inclusive social environment as well as organises events for students.


 

Slaughter Cup – UVic Law Rugby

This club is co-ed and meets weekly to learn and practice the basics of touch and full-contact rugby. We host socials and fundraisers – all culminating in an annual springtime rugby game against UBC Law.


Sports and Entertainment Law Club (SELC)

With a focus on sports and entertainment law, SELC provides the opportunity to learn about this area of the law as well as the chance to take part in various events throughout the year.  Members of the club will be invited to attend lectures by exciting guest-speakers, can participate in a host of sporting and entertainment activities, and can take part in fundraising events for local charities.


LawSuits

LawSuits is a resource available to all UVic Law students. We have a closet here in Fraser full of professional clothing (suits, shirts, dresses, pants, skirts, ties, belts, etc.) for students to access throughout the year. Have an interview or reception but nothing to wear? Check out our inventory and see if we can find you the perfect outfit! Send us an emails to arrange a time to see what is available. Don’t worry–all communications are strictly confidential. You can try on and borrow whatever you need. Return it when you re done, and we will clean it and put it away for next time!.

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Wellness Volunteers

Our objective is to engage the law school community in preventing and treating mental health and addictions issues that arise in law school. We provide peer support to the law school community as well as provide information on mental health and addictions resources that are available to students and to young legal professionals.

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First Generation Network (FGN)

The First Generation Network, founded at Osgoode Hall (York University) in 2015, is a non-profit organization aimed at reducing barriers for law students who are first their family to complete post-secondary education. The UVic chapter was established in 2018 as the first FGN chapter outside of Ontario.

 


Philosophy of Law Club

The Philosophy of Law Club is an inclusive space to engage with topics that intersect the studies of philosophy and law.

Contact: dyang@ed-alumni.net


Animal Justice Club

The Animal Justice club offers students an opportunity to consider legal issues affecting animals. The club raises awareness about animal law through speakers, events, and student-led advocacy initiatives.