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University of Glasgow accelerated LLB student Alexandra Lee reveals how she's planning to use her summer holidays to broaden her legal knowledge and skillset through virtual work experience programmes and volunteering.
Street Lawyers and final-year LLB students Ethan Llewellyn and Rebecca Millar reflect on their experience of delivering Street Law lessons online at Breadalbane Academy during the pandemic.
In order to gain insights into how firms and organisations might adapt to run a successful virtual or hybrid summer placement this year, Olivia Moore speaks to Burness Paull and CMS about the programmes they ran last year.
Our Careers and Outreach Coordinator, Lyndsey Thomson, shares the Education, Training and Qualifications team's top tips to getting your entrance certificate application right first time.
DPLP graduate, Hannah Ridgway, discusses mental health and studying law and explains that, whilst it's not all 'unicorns and rainbows', you can maintain a balanced and positive mental wellbeing with the right support and resources.
Allison Harrison, owner of Hot Yoga Edinburgh, explains how taking small steps to improve your wellbeing can make a big difference to how you feel and shares her top tips for students to encourage positive mental health throughout their studies.
Executive Director of Scullion Law, Diana McLeish, shares how the firm marked Mental Health Awareness Week this year, with a focus on one of the firm's core values, Care.
For Stress Awareness Month, Wiktoria Wisniewska, fourth-year law student and President of Abertay University's Law Society, talks about exam stress, how she manages hers and what you can do to reduce yours.
For Stress Awareness Month, our Careers & Outreach Coordinator and Mental Health First Aider, Lyndsey Thomson, shares her top tips to help you reduce the stress and anxieties brought on by exams, deadlines and dissertations.
Third-year LLB student, Daniel Walker, explores the nature of online exams and discusses why they should be approached in the same way as traditional, pre-Covid examinations.
As part of our blog series looking at alternative careers with an LLB, Emma O’Day, Head of Marketing at Cashroom, explores where her degree took her after graduating and deciding not to pursue a career as a solicitor.
Glasgow University DPLP student Rachael Purvis discusses managing mental health at university and shares her top tips for maintaining positive mental wellbeing.