History and Awards

 

History

The Sydney University Law Society (SULS) is the oldest and largest student society at Sydney University. Founded in 1902, past Presidents include many judges of our superior courts, such as the former Justice Michael Kirby of the High Court of Australia who served as the first elected student President. The history of SULS is one of stories of distinguished alumni contributing to the student experience during their time at Sydney Law School.

 

Past Presidents:

  • 2016: Hope Williams
  • 2015: Alice Zhou
  • 2014: James Higgins
  • 2013: Isabelle Youssef
  • 2012: Claire Burke
  • 2011: Geoffrey Winters
  • 2010: Hannah Quadrio
  • 2009: May Samali
  • 2008: Gideon Silverman
  • 2007: David Halpern
  • 2006: Oliver Jones
  • 2005: Ruth Greenwood

 

 

Awards

SULS has won a number of awards, from both the University of Sydney Union’s Clubs & Societies (USU C&S) awards program and the Australian Law Students’ Association (ALSA).

 

  • Winner, Best Publication (Law in Society) USU C&S Awards (2016)
  • Winner, Best Faculty or Affiliated Sites Society USU C&S Awards (2015)
  • Winner, Best Poster USU C&S Awards (2015)
  • Winner, Best Publication (Careers Guide) USU C&S Awards (2015)
  • Winner, Best Non Major Event (Studying and Practicing in the USA) USU C&S Awards (2015)
  • Winner – Best Publication for “Education Guide”, USU C&S Awards (2014)
  • Winner – Best Joint Non-Major Event for “MADSOC/SULS Health & Well-Being Dance Class”, USU C&S Awards (2014)
  • Highly Commended – Best Publication for “Dissent”, USU C&S Awards (2014)
  • Winner – Best Faculty Society, USU C&S Awards (2013)
  • Winner – Best Involvement in a USU Event for “Mad Hatters Trivia” at O-Week, USU C&S Awards (2013)
  • Winner – Best Audit for a Club with more than 100 Members, USU C&S Awards (2013)
  • Winner – Best Publication for “The Careers Guide 2013″, USU C&S Awards (2013)
  • Winner – Best Marketing and Communications (Poster), USU C&S Awards (2013)
  • Highly Commended – Best Non-Major Event for “West Wing Trivia”, USU C&S Awards (2013)
  • Winner – Best Online Activity, ALSA Awards (2013)
  • Winner – Best Marketing and Communications (Poster), USU C&S Awards (2012)
  • Highly Commended – Best Marketing and Communications (Poster) for “SASS/SULS BBQ Extravaganza”, USU C&S Awards (2011)
  • Winner – Best Joint Non-Major Event for “SASS/SULS BBQ Extravaganza”, USU C&S (2011)
  • Winner – Best Careers Publication for “Careers Guide”/”Publicly Interested”, ALSA Awards (2010)
  • Winner – Best Equity Publication for “Yemaya”, ALSA Awards (2010)
  • Winner – Best Careers Event for “Publicly Interested Fair”, USU C&S Awards (2010)
  • Highly Commended – Best Publication for “Yemaya”, USU C&S Awards (2010)
  • Winner – Best Publication for “Yemaya”, USU C&S (2009)
  • Highly Commended – Best Major Event for “Informal”, USU C&S Awards (2009)