LawSoc Executive Member


The University of Canterbury Law Students' Society (LAWSOC) actively promotes the interests of UC Law Students. Primary objectives include representing the law students and enhancing their experience, academically and socially.

LawSoc Executive Members roles include overseeing club events, recruitment, projects, finances, marketing and day-to-day management of the Club in terms of the LawSoc Constitution. 

Eligibility/Selection Criteria

LawSoc Executive Members are elected by LawSoc members at the Annual General Meeting.


LawSoc Executive Members undergo UCSA Club Executive training.

Hours involved in the activity

A minimum of 12 hours. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. 

For this activity you can claim a maximum of three learning and development outcomes per year.


Professor Ursula Cheer, Dean of Law

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.

  • B1 - Communication - You communicate effectively and appropriately for your audience and easily listen to others.   
  • B3 - Leadership - You keep the team motivated towards the final goal and model leadership in the community. 
  • B5 - Planning and organising - You coordinate tasks for a range of people. 
  • B7 - Self-Management - You keep yourself on task and evaluate your own work performance.
  • B8 - Teamwork - You share different ideas within your team about a project or process.   
  • C1 - Communication - You can share and write information clearly.  
  • C3 - Leadership - You successfully organise and manage a team.  
  • C5 - Planning and organising - You manage the way a project will be put into action. 
  • C7 - Self-Management - You identify skills that could make you more successful.
  • C8 - Teamwork - You work with your team to resolve any issues that occur.
  • D1 - Communication - You explain your thoughts to be better understood and respect other cultural norms.
  • D3 - Leadership -  You assign tasks to others to make the most of their skills. 
  • D5 - Planning and organising - You create clear goals for each project.
  • D7 - Self-management - You take responsibility for your own work.
  • D8 - Teamwork - You cooperate with different working styles and seize opportunities to learn from others.
Matrix intersection points for LawSoc Executive Members (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

Are you interested in participating in this activity?