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!
What does my timetable show me? Your personal timetable will show the location, time and nature of a module. E.g. you might have an LW105 online lecture from 11am-1pm. You will receive an Outlook calendar invitation with the required zoom link 48 hours before your lecture, so ensure that you check your Essex email regularly. … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide: Timetabling
A Law Star is our new name for our Peer Mentors. They are designed to welcome both our first year and second year returning students to the Law School. https://vimeo.com/464144889 What is a Law Star? We have 30 Law Stars this year varying from second and third year students. Our stars each have different experiences … Continue reading Meet our 2020 Law Stars
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.
Are you considering coming to the University of Essex to study Law? Here is a list of 5 reasons why you should study in the School of Law at the University of Essex. 1. Our Outstanding Reputation We are ranked 22nd in the UK for Law and 76th in the world for Law (QS World … Continue reading 5 Reasons to study Law at Essex
Guest post by Emma McKinstry, LLB Law with Business Last September I was fortunate enough to spend a week with Ashtons Legal, in the Fornham St. Martins office. Placed with the Lifetime Planning team my role was to shadow the solicitors in the department and assist with anything they needed to be done. My main … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Emma McKinstry talks about her work placement at Ashtons Legal
Hello everyone! My name is Vinnosh Kumar and I have just completed my LLB. I have also recently been elected as the Vice President of Welfare for the University of Essex Student’s Union. I look forward to taking up office for the academic year of 2020-2021. Here, I will be talking about my experience within … Continue reading Meet an Essex Law Clinic Gold Member: Vinnosh Jaya Kumur
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
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
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.