Today, Stuart, Shauna, Zeeshan, Hyndie, and James from Firm EC2 headed outside of the Student Law Office to EXIT Newcastle and took part in a live escape game!EXIT Newcastle is based on Westgate Road, in the heart of Newcastle City Centre. They lock teams in a room, and the goal is to get out before the hour is … Continue reading It’s The Great ESCAPE for EC2!
I am a fourth year law student, undertaking the MLaw degree at Northumbria Law School. During my first three years, I had not experienced a training contract assessment day. However, I had heard many a fourth year student in the library speaking of the daunting tasks that they had to fulfill during this grueling day-long … Continue reading How I used my assessment day experience in the Student Law Office
If you cast your mind back to October last year, you’ll remember that our SLO business and commercial firm students travelled to the Northern Design Centre for the first of our collaborations with EBM students creating their own businesses. I’m back with the sequel – our second collaboration took place this month! There were many … Continue reading SLO & EBM students overcome the “Beast from the East” to collaborate once more
Our students are encouraged to reflect on their experiences in Student Law Office. We believe that reflection is what turns experience into learning, and we are keen to develop our students as 'reflective practitioners'. In this blog post, Katie reflects on her experience of reflection so far. As with any career, personal development is a … Continue reading Studying your reflection
On Wednesday 1st November 2017, a select group (including myself) from the Student Law Office business & commercial firms were lucky enough to visit the Northern Design Centre to meet with a number of Entrepreneurial Business Management (EBM) students. Similar to the SLO, the EBM students take a real hands-on approach to their studies and … Continue reading Entrepreneurial Business Management meets the Student Law Office
It's a new academic year, and the business & commercial firms are full with individuals who have a passion for this area of law and who cannot wait to get stuck into the Student Law Office. Many of them, like myself, have been waiting for the opportunity to put into practice what we have been … Continue reading Hello and welcome – from the 2017/2018 business & commercial firms!
The phrase ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know’ is something which I have heard many times throughout my education. Yet I am not sure if I ever really understood the importance behind the meaning, until I began to think about my career prospects. Networking should not be overlooked in any industry and … Continue reading Do law students need to network?