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Law Tutors present findings from their innovative skills assessments

Driven by changes in the legal landscape, the law team re-developed their assessment strategy, with effect from this academic year, in order to embed industry skills into summative assessment at all levels of the degree. Coming to the…

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Recent conference presentations from UoG tutors

The academic term might be over, but that doesn’t mean learning stops! This month, Lottie and Saba have both presented at specialist conferences, sharing good practice and gaining insights into work in their areas. Saba Yousif, Senior Lecturer…

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Lawyers’ Day in London

As restrictions in England continue to ease, the law team took the opportunity to take a group of students to London recently to gain exposure to some of the key legal institutions in the country.  On a sunny…

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Year-long Placement in a Legal Environment

Our LLB, including Specialist Routes, give students the option to undertake a year-long placement in industry between their 2nd and 3rd years of study. Placements can be a really good opportunity to put theoretical knowledge from the degree…

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Law student succeeds in legal challenge

Lars, a current final year student, recently succeeded in a legal challenge after his car was towed in circumstances he felt to be unlawful. Lars has provided us with details of the legal process he went through and…

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Third year student, Yazz, named as recipient of last year’s Family Law prize in collaboration with Stowe Family Law

The second year of collaboration between the Law School at University of Gloucestershire and Stowe Family Law has proven to be a great success. Stowe Family Law is the largest specialist family law firm in the UK with…

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A welcoming return to our students on campus!

We have come to the end of our first week of teaching for this year, welcoming students back to campus for many months! Taking a blended approach to our delivery this semester, students have returned to campus for…

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Alumni Spotlights: top tips from a newly qualified solicitor

Many law students see qualifying as a solicitor as their main aim upon graduating and it is well known how competitive training contracts are. Victoria Ounsworth, who graduated from UoG in 2017, qualified as a solicitor in July…

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Alumni Spotlights: Law to Financial Services

A law degree is extremely versatile and transferrable and therefore a great option for a degree irrespective of whether you see a career in law or not. Employers look upon law degrees very positively, given the skills and…

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Alumni Spotlights: Civil Litigation

Upon graduating, many students have to make the decision between continuing in their studies full-time, through the LPC or BPTC, or entering the workplace to utilise their law degrees with many graduate entry jobs in the legal sector…

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