Law Society news
- in the category: Schools
Academically gifted students from less advantaged backgrounds can now apply for potentially life-changing funding to pursue their dreams of a legal career.
Caitlin Alexander a third year LLB student at the University of Glasgow, currently studying at the University of Oslo. She will undertake a Vacation Scheme with Shepherd and Wedderburn upon her return.
Miranda Hughes started studying at the University of Strathclyde in 2014 and has combined the academic learning of the Graduate Entry Clinical LLB with practical experience in the University of Strathclyde Law Clinic.
Academically gifted students from less advantaged backgrounds in Scotland are set to benefit from a game-changing quarter of a million pound investment through the Lawscot Foundation.
Scott King, accelerated LLB student at Glasgow University, explains what to expect on the accelerated LLB and gives advice on how to get through it.
Lorna Stephen, a diploma graduate from the University of Edinburgh who will start a traineeship at Standard Life in September 2017, explains how any skill – in her case dancing – can be transferred and applied in a work context.
Kyle Dillon, a first-year LLB student at Dundee University, explains how it’s possible to experience a traumatic personal loss, but still do everyone proud by excelling at your studies.
Aimee Godfrey, a Diploma in Legal Practice student at Dundee University explains how a summer placement at a law firm helped get her legal career up and running.
Sarah Beattie, a student at the University of Dundee, explains how she got to grips with the challenge of tackling the diploma in professional legal practice.
Katy Forrest, a third year LLB student at the University of Stirling, discusses various techniques law students can use to deal with stress.
Ryan McLaughlin, who’s currently studying the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow, explains why those entering into the diploma should be open minded about which subjects they choose.
Our Head of Education Rob Marrs explains how getting involved in debating, whether as a competitor or judge, can be incredibly rewarding. And more importantly, he explains how to win a debate.