Dolapo Ayofemi, LLB Law Student spent a year at Mercer University in Georgia, Atlanta. Dolapo spent her Spring Break in New York Travel has always been something that I have enjoyed so I knew that I would be doing a year abroad with whatever degree I choose to do. One thing I knew for sure … Continue reading My Study Abroad Experience: A Year in America!
Bev Jackson, Director of Student Development set up a summer challenge where students participated in a series of different activities over 6 weeks. The Law Summer Challenge 2020 ran from 21 July - 31 August. It was designed to prepare students for the upcoming academic year. Students were asked to complete 3 tasks each week and upload … Continue reading The Law School Summer Challenge 2020
Malina recently graduated this July. My name is Malina Preda and I am graduating this year from University of Essex. My evolution through three years spent in university was impressive as I enjoyed lots of work experience in my final year which increased my learning outcomes, skills and employability. My first year of university was … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Malina Preda talks about discovering a passion for family law
Tell us a bit about yourself. "My name is Ece Kilicarslan and I have been the President of ELSA Essex between 2019-20. I am 19 years old and I am a second year student studying LLB Law. I grew up in Turkey and moved to London when I was 17 years old. I am quite … Continue reading An Interview with Ece Kilicarslan – The President of ELSA Essex!
Emma recently graduated this July. Towards the end of my first year at University, I began contemplating the different types of work experience I could embark on to further my chances of success in the law field. In researching my options, I attended the placements bootcamp to gain an insight into the benefits of completing … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Emma Newton talks why she chose to do a placement year
Congratulations to Abena who graduated this year! Every year since the start of my four-year degree in law, I was determined to secure an internship to better inform and prepare me professionally in my future endeavours as a solicitor. The perfect opportunity then presented itself as this was a requirement for the module, Clinical Legal … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Abena Prempeh talks about her experience with Keystone Solicitors
Guest Post by Catherine Duggan (outgoing Student Director). I am graduating this summer with an LLB in Law. I started studying law with the Open University but I had been looking into Pro Bono work and found out about Essex Law Clinic, the work they had done was so amazing I knew I wanted to … Continue reading Reflections on my time in the Essex Law Clinic
Sean, standing at the School's Mooting final heald at the Supreme Court. During my final year I aimed to develop myself professionally while working towards my degree. After a phone call with the Employability Development Diector in the Summer of 2019, where we dicussed some activities that the University puts on which could help. As … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Sean Walkden talks about his placement at Support Through Court and Professional development
The Essex Law Clinic is now open for applications for membership for the new academic year. In response to the Coronavirus pandemic we have moved a lot of our activities online. We are therefore able to operate at full capacity in the new academic year and are hoping to welcome new members whether they intend … Continue reading Applications for 2020-21 Law Clinic membership are now open!
Lucy Day My name is Lucy Day and I am a final year LLB Law student. Throughout my three years at university, I have volunteered for Essex Law Clinic as a case worker and more recently for various projects and a firm manager position. Volunteering at the Clinic helped me develop professionally from an early … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Lucy Day talks volunteering at the Essex Law Clinic and placements.