This article was originally posted on the University of Essex News pages on 2 June 2021.Our Students’ Union Black Officer Andrea Curtis has been praised for her role in a recent Battle Against Racism webinar organised by the University of Antwerp. As one of the members of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe … Continue reading Andrea praised for her role in Battle Against Racism webinar
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
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?!
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!
Yesterday, we ran our very first PGT Commercial Law social of the year! It was a coffee, cake and networking session held in the Law School Common Room and provided students with the opportunity to meet with their classmates and get to know members of the Commercial Law teaching team. The event was a huge … Continue reading Our first PGT Commercial Law Social of the year!
On Wednesday, the School of Law ran its first social event of the year! It was held for first year undergraduate students in the Common Room to provide an opportunity to meet Law students in other tutorial groups, as well as to get to know members of staff. We provided a range of board games, … Continue reading Our First Student Social of the Year!
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