On Wednesday, the School of Law ran its first social event of the year! It was held for first year undergraduate students in the Common Room to provide an opportunity to meet Law students in other tutorial groups, as well as to get to know members of staff. We provided a range of board games, … Continue reading Our First Student Social of the Year!
Guest post by Jade Hunt, Student and Gold Member of the Essex Law Clinic I was inspired to write this blog about an incredible charity based in Colchester. Beacon House is run by a group of dedicated volunteers and was established to help homeless people in Colchester and vulnerable people at high risk of homelessness. … Continue reading Essex Law Clinic Project: Beacon House Ministries
Welcome Week not only marks the start of a new academic year, but the beginning of our new cohort of first year undergraduates' Essex journeys. It's a time when they are introduced to the academic departments that will become their second homes, when they get to find out more about the topics they will spend … Continue reading Welcome Week in the School of Law
Hi! My name is Hazel and I am the new Student Engagement Intern for the School of Law. Along with writing posts for this blog, my role within the School will involve running student engagement events such as the upcoming first year social and creating content for the School's three-termly newsletters. I will also be … Continue reading With a new academic year, comes a new writer; meet our Student Engagement Intern Hazel Jackson!
Dear Law Student Donald Nicolson, Director of Essex Law Clinic The Essex Law Clinic is now open for applications for membership for the new academic year. We are looking to expand numbers, but at the same time ensure that members have the commitment to client service that our clients deserve. As a result, we now … Continue reading Open letter to all Law Students from the Essex Law Clinic Director
While at Essex you're able to do a year abroad during your third year which could take you to one of over 150 institutions around the world. I spoke to a group of returning study abroad students, who currently study Law at Essex, to find out their top reasons to study abroad. 1. Discovering a … Continue reading 5 reasons to do a year abroad while doing a Law degree
Although they're not always the most accurate, many films explore the legal system. Here are a few you should catch if you're looking at studying, or are studying, law. 1. Legally Blonde 1 and 2Legally Blonde follows Elle Woods after she gets into Harvard Law School while being obsessed with pink, while the second film … Continue reading 5 legal films to watch if you want to study law