Hi all! Today I thought I would discuss what the average week is like at YLS. Monday: So, on a Monday I enjoy a nice lie-in, not starting until 2.30pm, then I have a 2-hour PBL session. This is with the members of my Student Law Firm as well as a tutor. These tutors have … Continue reading A Week as a Law Student…
At the time of writing this post, I have just finished my shift as a Student Ambassador working at one of many upcoming interview days for prospective students at the Law School. Few Law Schools in the UK request students attend an interview, so it can be off-putting to even apply for those that do! … Continue reading An Interview at York Law School
So this is my first blog post, and I thought it would be fitting to share with you all why I chose to study Law and why I picked York to do so! BACKGROUND: So first, a bit about my background. I come from Scarborough, a small seaside town around 40 minutes away from York … Continue reading Why York? Why Law?
As a mature Masters Student studying Global Marketing, I considered that doing an internship would be invaluable experience and I was eager to find one. I couldn’t believe how many opportunities there are being a student at the University of York for internships. I took my first internship in January and my second in June. The beauty … Continue reading Spinning Plates – it can be done!
I have had a lot of questions about PBL so I thought I’d go into a bit more depth about what it entails. Example Scenario- recent news article about an employee who has written a “tell all” book about their employer and it is about to be published. The example itself will be about a … Continue reading Problem Based Learning
First Year In first year things are a little different, you only have to do normal Problem Based Learning (PBL) because you don’t have option modules. Bearing in mind that second year involves an increase in work, my week still isn’t too bad. It varies along with how much I have going on, but this … Continue reading Confessions of a York Law Student
I know it’s a little early to start thinking about careers, but let it comfort you that at York, you have a lot of guidance and support along the way. Careers Advice At York we have our own law careers advisor (Chris Wilkinson). He has worked in law and now works as a tutor for … Continue reading Careers Help
There are several colleges at York spread over two campus’. There are differences in price and quality across the board. You can choose catered or self catered. My Campus Experience I chose Halifax College because it was self catered and I’m a fussy eater. You choose what suits you and if you’re looking for guidance … Continue reading University Accommodation – Featuring geese and a cat
Studying law at York will help to prepare you for qualification as a solicitor or barrister, or for a range of other careers. We do lectures and seminars like most other universities but we focus on Problem Based Learning. I find it a much more supportive and friendly environment than some of the other courses … Continue reading Law at York