5 Reasons To Get Involved With The Law Society

As the Postgraduate Law Representative, I am both a member of the university's law society and on the committee. Being a part of a society, particularly the university's law society is a great way to show to future legal employers that you are motivated to pursue a career in law and enthusiastic about it. The [...]

Story-time: That Time I Turned Down The University of Durham

You're probably sat there reading this like WHAT THE F**K JESSICA?! But you're reading it right, yes, I turned down the University of Durham for Cardiff University. Durham University is a top 10 university and top 100 university globally, it is also one of the Russell Group universities and  it is internationally renowned for its [...]

How To Get A Distinction in your LLM (Postgraduate Law)

So today was results day for my semester 1 modules for my LLM degree, and I am proud to announce that I received a distinction, what does this mean, it means that I am on track to attain a distinction overall in my LLM degree. The marking for a postgraduate degree is very different from an [...]

Managing A Part-Time Job and Law School

So, this is my second-year working alongside my degree and it's tough, I have tonnes of late nights due to both work and study. I also have to balance a social life and my extracurricular's as the Campus Ambassador for both Amicus ALJ and The Lawyer Portal. How do I do it? Unfortunately, I am [...]

A Week In The Life of A Postgraduate Law Student

So, it's been a while since i've written something for my blog, but there's a reason- I have been incredibly busy managing university, work, having a life and learning a new language. Anyway lets get into the blog post about a week in the life of a postgraduate student. MONDAY On Monday, I don't actually [...]

What Is Law?

Law was never a path I had thought of before applying to university, in fact, I applied initially for the History and Politics course, of course, you can kind of draw parallels and see a progression between the subjects, however, it wasn't until I had completed a months work in a high-street solicitors firm the [...]