Since September, I have been apart of the Events and Communications Team in the School of Law, working as their Student Engagement Intern. My role was to increase student's engagement within the School, through social events, competitions, newsletters and blog posts like this one! I've was given some amazing opportunities, so I thought I would … Continue reading Reflecting on my role as a Student Engagement Intern
In the School of Law, we are aiming for the Gold Green Impact Award! Over the last year we have been recycling, ensuring staff are only printing necessary documents, reducing our use of single-use plastics and more! For Earth Day, we thought we would take the opportunity to suggest some ways that you can reduce … Continue reading How to Reduce your Impact on the Environment as a Student!
Exams are a necessary evil. They allow lecturers to check whether you understood the content covered in the course and they can show employers some of your strengths. Believe it or not, but they are also beneficial for you too. You can find out how well you knew the topic as you are tested on … Continue reading Revision tips and tricks!
We are currently sending more emails to each other as everyone has been asked to stay at home. This means that you are unable to visit staff in person to resolve any queries. Therefore, we thought it would be a good idea to post a guide on writing emails as many students have little practice … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide: Writing an email to a member of staff
Staying focused whilst studying at home can be really difficult when there are so many distractions. However, it is really important to be focused when studying as it will help you to complete work of a higher standard, memorise information better and will save you time. Here are some things you can do to help … Continue reading Advice on how to stay focused whilst studying at home
On Monday 16 March, we held our Mooting Competition Final at the Supreme Court in London! The best performing teams, Sean Walkden and Arthur Sutton for the appellants and Sandra Wassili and Una Haznadar for the respondents, argued a case on consumer law and protection in front of Lord Wilson. Before the competition began, the … Continue reading Our Mooting Competition Final was held at the Supreme Court!
Last weekend, we held our extra special Law Ball for the School's fortieth anniversary! This was held at Colchester Town Hall, with over 100 students, 25 staff members and 15 legal professionals attending. It was a great opportunity for students to get away from their studies and have fun! The Ball opened with a Drinks … Continue reading What happened at the Law Ball 2020?!
Every undergraduate and postgraduate taught student at the University of Essex is assigned a personal tutor. This is an academic member of staff, who is there to support you in your studies. What can my personal tutor help me with? Your personal tutor can: Help you understand your feedback from assignments and discuss your academic … Continue reading Personal Tutors 101
What is the Law Ball? The Law Ball is an annual event run by the Events and Communications team within the School of Law. Last year, we ran our first Ball, which was was held at Wivenhoe House Hotel. This event sold out, with 75 people attending. This year we are making the Law Ball … Continue reading Law Ball 2020 FAQ
This week, we held our Client Interviewing Competition to select the team that would represent Essex Law School at the regional competition to be held next month at London South Bank University. The competition involved students working in a team of two in a simulated law office, where they interviewed and advised a 'client' (a … Continue reading Essex’s Client Interviewing Competition!