Second and Final Years: Your Invite to a Listening Session!

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!

Mental Health in the Workplace: Ending the stigma.

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.

Oras! Mooting Competition – Béatrice’s big challenge!

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!

What’s it like being a Law Star? Hear from our previous star Mike Oni!

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!

Andrea praised for her role in Battle Against Racism webinar

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

Vacation Schemes: A guide to the seemingly disheartening process of application

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

Interview with Viviane Chaulvet, intern at Shearman and Sterling, completing her LLB French and English Law (Nanterre/Essex)

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)