University

September 26, 2019

Mental Health Amongst University Students

Many new and returning students are moving away from home, their networks of friends and having to adopt to the cultural shock of a new area […]
September 5, 2019

Are Legal Placements worth an Extra Year at University?

Placements year are becoming the new trend, with universities offering its students the “sandwich year” opportunity to spend in the legal industry. Placement year therefore allows […]
August 7, 2019
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A Law Student’s Approach to University Applications

Every student’s university application experience will be different – however, feelings of uncertainty and confusion will be common, as well as excitement and optimism about what […]
July 21, 2019

A Level Law: a Good Choice for Future Lawyers?

Many universities require applicants to have achieved certain A Levels in order to study a course – Maths wants Maths, for example (though my knowledge on […]
July 10, 2019
Becoming a Barrister Checklist

A GDL’s Student Feedback

This time last year I had just finished my undergraduate degree and was excited to begin my study of the Graduate Diploma in Law. One year […]
June 24, 2019

What should I be including in my law graduate CV?

It’s graduate season and you’re almost ready to walk out in to the world of work. But how do you demonstrate the skills and experience you’ve […]
June 15, 2019

ICCA Plans Major Overhaul of Barrister Training

Readers of The Student Lawyer will be well aware of the expense and uncertainties surrounding the long road to becoming a barrister.  The fees alone for […]
February 26, 2014

The LLB and Dyslexia

The LLB was, is and always will be hard. The study skills and revision techniques you think you have learnt from A-Levels and College do not […]