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…

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!