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!
For those of you who are new to the local area who are keen to get out and about, our Student Engagement Worker Hazel gives you the low down on the top ten things to do in and around our lovely town of Colchester. Colchester Zoo Colchester Zoo is a great day out. You can … Continue reading Top 10 things to do in and around Colchester
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
Hi! My name is Hazel and I am the new Student Engagement Intern for the School of Law. Along with writing posts for this blog, my role within the School will involve running student engagement events such as the upcoming first year social and creating content for the School's three-termly newsletters. I will also be … Continue reading With a new academic year, comes a new writer; meet our Student Engagement Intern Hazel Jackson!
While at Essex you're able to do a year abroad during your third year which could take you to one of over 150 institutions around the world. I spoke to a group of returning study abroad students, who currently study Law at Essex, to find out their top reasons to study abroad. 1. Discovering a … Continue reading 5 reasons to do a year abroad while doing a Law degree
Although they're not always the most accurate, many films explore the legal system. Here are a few you should catch if you're looking at studying, or are studying, law. 1. Legally Blonde 1 and 2Legally Blonde follows Elle Woods after she gets into Harvard Law School while being obsessed with pink, while the second film … Continue reading 5 legal films to watch if you want to study law
Before you start university in October, you may be asking yourself what you should be doing over the summer. Here's my tips for what you should do before you come to university! 1. TravelDuring many of the holidays you have once you start university you'll have essays to write and various other things to do, … Continue reading 5 things to do during the summer before university
I love to sit and binge watch TV shows, it's definitely something I do when I need a break from studying. While I'm currently rewatching Game of Thrones, here's 5 TV shows I love to watch that have a legal theme. 1. Law and Order: Special Victims UnitAs one of the spin offs of Law … Continue reading 5 legal TV shows to watch when you want a break from studying