Members of SILS pose with Barry O'Farrell

Sydney Indian Law Society: Bridging Cultures and Careers

8 May 2024
Sydney Law School’s newest student society
The Sydney Indian Law Society (SILS), a student-run society established in 2023, is making waves with its commitment to fostering a close-knit multicultural community while providing invaluable career support and networking opportunities for its members.

With a mission to support students in their academic and professional journey, SILS hosts a variety of social and career-based events, welcoming students to join its vibrant community.

From networking sessions to webinars and seminars featuring experts from both Australia and India, SILS is dedicated to helping students navigate the challenges of their career progression.

One of the unique features of SILS is its mentorship program scheduled to begin from Semester 2 2024, where established professionals from Sydney Law School offer guidance and support to students, helping them make informed career choices.

Founding President Ravi Prakash Vyas says the society is proud to be making such huge strides in its infancy. 

“SILS advances Sydney Law School's deep rooted philosophy of enhancing education experience through cross-cultural teaching and learning," Vyas said.

"SILS is committed to foster and further student engagement through our activities.”

Members of SILS pose for a photo

Highlighting its commitment to fostering dialogue and collaboration between Australia and India, SILS recently held its inaugural annual keynote address, "Namaste Law: Annual SILS Keynote Address."

The annual event aims to bring together distinguished personalities, legal professionals, scholars, and students to discuss key issues shaping  Australia-India relations.

H.E. Barry O'Farrell AO delivered the inaugural keynote address, with an insightful discussion on the future of the bilateral relationship between the two nations.

Dean of the Sydney Law School, Professor Simon Bronitt, emphasised the law school's recent collaboration with Indian universities and the strides the university was making in furthering engagement with India.

For students at the University of Sydney, the Sydney Indian Law Society is not just a society; it's a supportive community and a gateway to exciting opportunities in law and beyond.

To become part of SILS or learn more about its upcoming events, visit their Instagram page @sils_usyd.

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