A Week as a Law Student…

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…

Why York? Why Law?

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?

Spinning Plates – it can be done!

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!

Problem Based Learning

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

Careers Help

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

Law at York

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