CHANGE IS COMING We are making changes to our UG curriculum for October 2022 and we want your help to help us shape the future of the School of Law. We are hosting three zoom sessions next week to get your input on learning and teaching and your experience at Essex: The meetings will be … Continue reading Second and Final Years: Your Invite to a Listening Session!
Daisy Doardo, Student at the School of Law, University of Essex has written the below article to share her experiences with her own mental health. 1 in 6 workers are suffering from depression, anxiety or work-related stress at any given time. In 2018/2019, 54% of sick days taken in the UK were related to depression, … Continue reading Mental Health in the Workplace: Ending the stigma.
Guest Post by Daisy Doardo - First year law student and trainee lawyer (QWE for the SQE)Shared with thanks to Daisy Doardo, originally published via THE LEGAL BRIEF, issue no.49 - 21 July 2021 produced by KC Partners. Having dropped out of sixth form due to mental health challenges (depression and being suicidal), I didn't … Continue reading Following my dream of going to University
Meet Béatrice Lallemand: the person behind the organisation of the Oras Mooting Competition! Interviewer: Could you briefly introduce yourself (name, age, area of law you would like to specialize in, what you want to do in the future/ Master’s degree you want to do after the LLB)? Béatrice: Sure! I am Béatrice Lallemand, 19 years … Continue reading Oras! Mooting Competition – Béatrice’s big challenge!
One of the best things that motivate me as a Law Star (Peer Mentor) is the fact that I am contributing to the university as a whole. I believe that is what fuels my daily work, and the activities I partake in. As a Law Star, I act as a representative for the law students, … Continue reading What’s it like being a Law Star? Hear from our previous star Mike Oni!
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
Guest post by Sue-Jade Coukan,Second-year student, Double Degree French and English Law ProgrammeUniversity of Essex (UK)/Université de Nanterre (France) As a second-year law student and aspiring solicitor in London, I am expected to secure a training contract in a law firm. Securing a training contract is a long and demanding process that requires determination and … Continue reading Vacation Schemes: A guide to the seemingly disheartening process of application
With thanks to Manon Boulesteix who conducted the interview on 30th November, 2020. Manon: Hello Viviane. Could you briefly introduce yourself and explain a bit why we asked you to speak to the students tonight? Viviane: Sure! Hello, I am Viviane, I live near Paris and I am currently in my 3rd year of Law. … Continue reading Interview with Viviane Chaulvet, intern at Shearman and Sterling, completing her LLB French and English Law (Nanterre/Essex)
Rachel Brandrith, LLB Law Student has documented what a typical day as a Law student looks like during the current Government lockdown. For me, the thing I have found hardest to adjust to in the current situation is the changing/lack of routine. I am one of these people that likes to keep busy and achieve … Continue reading A day in the life of a Law Student: During Lockdown!
Rachel Brandrith, Final Year Law Student has provided us with some great tips to handle Lockdown 2.0! So, the dreaded second lockdown is well underway. I don’t know about you but I’ve already dusted off my loaf tins and Zoom quizzes ready for the next few weeks inside. I think for a lot of people … Continue reading Tips for Surviving Lockdown as a Student!