Why I chose to study Law at York

Hi all, this is my first blog post, and I wanted to share with you all why I chose to study Law at York and begin my overseas study journey here. Background First of all, a bit about my background – I’m from Shandong Province, China, and I’m now in the third/final year of my … Continue reading Why I chose to study Law at York

Five Things to Look Forward to About York Law School

Academic Variety York Law School uses lots of different teaching methods. Some days are mainly plenaries (the Law School’s name for interactive lectures). Plenaries can be fast-paced and full of information. They’re always recorded in case you miss anything and want to catch up. Some plenaries offer lots of opportunities for debate, others have really … Continue reading Five Things to Look Forward to About York Law School

What a week of Law at York looks like

Academic life The law course is designed around problem-based learning (PBL), whereby students are divided into groups, or ‘law firms’, at the start of first term. Throughout the term, you are required to work with your ‘law firm’ in solving real-life simulated problems. Each week, one or two problems are distributed to the ‘law firms’. … Continue reading What a week of Law at York looks like

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…