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!
Trying to keep on top of your workload can be a struggle. This applies to first year students who have little experience with independent studying to third year students who are still trying to streamline the process. Here are five simple tips to ensure you don’t fall behind, as well as to make writing essays … Continue reading 5 Study tips to help any student plus tips from the Law Stars!
Tell us a bit about yourself.I am a final year law student, with a keen passion for advocacy and litigation. After winning the Mooting Competition at the Supreme Court last year, followed by the creation of the Bar Society, I have chosen a career in the Bar and hope to become a barrister in the … Continue reading An Interview with Arthur Sutton – The President of Essex Bar Society!
As my second year of studying Law at the University of Essex drew to a close, I was excited to embark on the work experience placements set to commence within the following months. I was eager to learn whilst on placement because at this stage of my career I had only been conditioned to the … Continue reading Maritsa Quintal talks about her Legal Placements
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
Dolapo Ayofemi, LLB Law Student spent a year at Mercer University in Georgia, Atlanta. Dolapo spent her Spring Break in New York Travel has always been something that I have enjoyed so I knew that I would be doing a year abroad with whatever degree I choose to do. One thing I knew for sure … Continue reading My Study Abroad Experience: A Year in America!
Malina recently graduated this July. My name is Malina Preda and I am graduating this year from University of Essex. My evolution through three years spent in university was impressive as I enjoyed lots of work experience in my final year which increased my learning outcomes, skills and employability. My first year of university was … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Malina Preda talks about discovering a passion for family law