What is the ELSA Society? The ELSA Essex society is a local group of The European Law Students' Association, which is the largest organisation for law students and young lawyers in the world! It has more than 54,000 members in 375 universities, giving its members the opportunity to meet people from all over the world. … Continue reading Have you heard of the ELSA Essex Society?
Now that submission deadlines for coursework are fast approaching, Joshua Gauci from our Undergraduate Education Team, is here to remind you all of the late submission and extenuating circumstances process. Please note that the University of Essex does not allow any extensions to coursework submission deadlines to be granted in advance, this is both for … Continue reading Guest post: A Guide to Late Submissions and Extenuating Circumstances from our Undergraduate Education Team.
Autumn term is finally over. After all your hard work, you deserve to relax over the Christmas period and have some fun! Here's a checklist of things that you could do before the big day. Decorate your Christmas Tree Cover your Christmas tree in ornaments, tinsel, candy canes and more! If you’re feeling creative, you … Continue reading Things to do before Christmas!
It's easy to procrastinate and put off writing that assignment for another day, especially when it's Christmas! However, a time will come where you will have to start that assignment whether you like it or not. Therefore, here are some handy tips to help make writing and submitting an assignment easier. 1. Start the assignment … Continue reading How to make writing and submitting an assignment easier (and less stressful!)
What is FASER? FASER is an online coursework submission platform. You upload your coursework here and it is timestamped and checked for plagiarism. It shows upcoming deadlines and recent feedback. You can view previously uploaded files and submit drafts. How can I find FASER? If you visit MyEssex you can find FASER under the Education … Continue reading Beginners Guide to FASER
Peer Support Award – Jacob Bennett (Law) Jacob devoted much of his time to supporting and engaging his fellow students. Working as a Course Representative, Peer Mentor and Law Clinic Adviser, Jacob completed the Gold level of the Big Essex Award. He has also extended his support for fellow students whilst on his year abroad … Continue reading Peer Mentors 101
The University of Essex offers its students the choice of taking a four year course. This additional year is spent on a placement. This can be really beneficial because it is time spent gaining advantageous work experience; something which could really give you the edge over other applicants when applying for graduate level jobs in … Continue reading 5 Reasons to do a Placement Year whilst studying Law at Essex
Yesterday we decorated the School of Law's Common Room ready for Christmas! We had festive music playing, various arts and crafts going on and of course, plenty of Christmas treats! It was great to see students and staff come together to spread some festive cheer. Students worked together as a team to decorate the Christmas … Continue reading ‘Tis the season to decorate the School of Law Common Room!
If you've seen her around the School of Law corridors but haven't yet had the chance to say hello, we would like to introduce you to Bev Jackson. Bev joined the team over the summer and works on all things related to student development. Here is everything that you need to know about Bev! What … Continue reading Introducing Bev Jackson!
Yesterday, we ran a spooky student social for all UG students. It was a crafts session held in the Law School Common Room, where students could decorate cakes, make Oreo spiders, create masks, play pin the smile on the skeleton and more! It also gave students the opportunity to meet with other UG students and … Continue reading Our Spooky Student Social was a success!