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!
Bev Jackson, Director of Student Development set up a summer challenge where students participated in a series of different activities over 6 weeks. The Law Summer Challenge 2020 ran from 21 July - 31 August. It was designed to prepare students for the upcoming academic year. Students were asked to complete 3 tasks each week and upload … Continue reading The Law School Summer Challenge 2020
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
Tell us a bit about yourself. "My name is Ece Kilicarslan and I have been the President of ELSA Essex between 2019-20. I am 19 years old and I am a second year student studying LLB Law. I grew up in Turkey and moved to London when I was 17 years old. I am quite … Continue reading An Interview with Ece Kilicarslan – The President of ELSA Essex!
Emma recently graduated this July. Towards the end of my first year at University, I began contemplating the different types of work experience I could embark on to further my chances of success in the law field. In researching my options, I attended the placements bootcamp to gain an insight into the benefits of completing … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Emma Newton talks why she chose to do a placement year
Congratulations to Abena who graduated this year! Every year since the start of my four-year degree in law, I was determined to secure an internship to better inform and prepare me professionally in my future endeavours as a solicitor. The perfect opportunity then presented itself as this was a requirement for the module, Clinical Legal … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Abena Prempeh talks about her experience with Keystone Solicitors
Guest Post by Catherine Duggan (outgoing Student Director). I am graduating this summer with an LLB in Law. I started studying law with the Open University but I had been looking into Pro Bono work and found out about Essex Law Clinic, the work they had done was so amazing I knew I wanted to … Continue reading Reflections on my time in the Essex Law Clinic
Sean, standing at the School's Mooting final heald at the Supreme Court. During my final year I aimed to develop myself professionally while working towards my degree. After a phone call with the Employability Development Diector in the Summer of 2019, where we dicussed some activities that the University puts on which could help. As … Continue reading Guest Student Blog: Sean Walkden talks about his placement at Support Through Court and Professional development