5 Top Tips For Applying For The Legal Practice Course (LPC)

Having been fortunate enough to secure a place on the LPC at The University of Law and BPP this year (I secured places at Swansea, Cardiff and UWE for 2018, but turned it down to complete the LLM) here are my top tips for applying for the LPC. The Legal Practice Course (LPC) is a [...]

How I Obtained 8 Mini-Pupillages

Firstly, I would like to say that obtaining a mini-pupillage at first was not easy, it was a long and difficult process which took a LOT of trial and error particularly with my CV and cover letter structure and wording. At first, my CV was 3 pages long and that was the first mistake as [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]