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
Welcome Week not only marks the start of a new academic year, but the beginning of our new cohort of first year undergraduates' Essex journeys. It's a time when they are introduced to the academic departments that will become their second homes, when they get to find out more about the topics they will spend … Continue reading Welcome Week in the School of Law
Guest blog post by Jade Hunt. After finishing my second-year summer exams, I was keen to start my new position within Essex Law Clinic as the Housing Law Frontrunner plus. I am already familiar with the Clinic, having volunteered as a case worker during term time. However, for this role, I will be meeting clients … Continue reading Legal Action Group Housing Law Conference 2019: a law student’s perspective
While there are a lot of compulsory modules you have to take as a law student, in your second and third years here you do get to pick some optional modules from a long list to round out your studies. While there are more "normal" modules like consumer contract law and banking law, Essex has … Continue reading 5 interesting modules you could take at Essex