Some of our current student share their experiences of the School and studying for a degree at Manchester.
Arsalan came over from Pakistan to study Law. He tells us that the most enjoyable aspects of studying here are meeting a diverse set of people and having an extremely supportive system in place to utilise.
Aznam is studying Law with Politics and here he tells us how one of the highlights of his course is being able to work with the Legal Advice Centre which has allowed him to apply the skills he has learnt to practical situations and in his professional work placements.
Alexander is studying Law with Politics and he tells us about his involvement with the Legal Advice Centre, as well as with the Black Lawyers Matter social responsibility initiative which is supported by Chancellor of the University, Lemn Sissay.
Cameron is studying Law with Politics and tells us that the highlight of his course so far has been studying Public Law while Brexit and the associated ‘Miller case’ have been evolving. It has enabled him to really engage with some complex issues relating to the British legal system.
Emily has always wanted to work in law, but recognised the importance of understanding crime – its causes, the way it is dealt with and how it impacts on communities. So she opted for a degree in Criminology.
Worried about juggling your studies with your hobbies and fun? Look no further than Hannah, who managed to blog her way through her studies and emerge with a first class honours.
Reni has really valued the careers networking events that run throughout the year and has been impressed by the University’s facilities. She hopes that her work experience, while at Manchester, will give her the edge in the job market.
James is studying Law with Politics and during his time at The University of Manchester he has got involved with a number of research centres and societies including the Miscarriages of Justice Review Centre (MJRC) and the Society of Current Affairs and Commercial Awareness (SCACA).
Prasanth was keen to study at a University that would prepare him for the bar in his home country, Singapore. While at Manchester, he has benefited from careers advice sessions and will take home fond memories of the friendly staff and Law Society parties.
Hannah got her BA in Criminology at The University of Manchester and because she enjoyed her undergraduate studies so much, she wasn't ready to leave. The MRes modules offered matched her areas of interest so she took on a master's and found it to be a perfect transition.
Oliver is studying Law and tells us that one of the highlights of his time in Manchester so far was getting to attend the 2018 Pankhurst Lecture which was delivered by the renowned Lady Hale, President of the Supreme Court and an ex-Manchester School of Law academic.
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