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 My work placement experience 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
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!
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
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.
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
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!
With this year's first big Open Day coming up this weekend, our Student Engagement Worker Hazel Jackson takes you through all the sights and sounds any prospective Law student can't afford to miss when visiting our Colchester campus! The School of Law The School of Law is located in the south-east corner of Square 4, … Continue reading 7 things any prospective Law student shouldn’t miss on their Open Day visit to the Colchester Campus