• Open days and
    events

    Get a feel for studying at
    The University of Law

  • Come and meet us!

    The best way to find out more about The University of Law is to come and meet us at one of our open days, specialist events or centre visits.  

    All our events are aimed at prospective students and are designed to provide an insight into studying at the University of Law as well as giving you the inside track on how to prepare for a successful career in law.

    We look forward to meeting you soon!

    • Open days for undergraduate and postgraduate study

      Our open days give you an opportunity to gather a wealth of information about our courses, check out our facilities and soak up the atmosphere at our different centres. More than just a chat and a guided tour, we aim to make your day as interesting and interactive as possible, with a range of presentations and activities:

      • get the lowdown on our courses and flexible study options
      • talk to our tutors, students and careers advisors
      • learn how to get involved in our award-winning pro bono programme
      • find out more about student life at The University of Law

      Please note our open days are run to a tight schedule, so please ensure you arrive promptly at the start times indicated above. For further information please see the itinerary for your chosen open day.

      LLB open day itinerary

      GDL open day itinerary

      LPC open day itinerary

      BPTC open day itinerary

    • Centre visits for undergraduate and postgraduate study

      If you are unable to attend one of our open days you can arrange a centre visit to suit you.

      They allow you to get a ‘feel’ for the centre as well as information specific to the course and life at The University of Law. There are centre visits on set days throughout the year. However, we are happy to arrange a visit to suit your needs.

      To organise a centre visit at the location of your choice, please use the contact details of our Student Service teams below:

       Centre  E-mail address
      Birmingham studentservices-birmingham@law.ac.uk
      Bristol  studentservices-bristol@law.ac.uk 
      Chester studentservices-chester@law.ac.uk 
      Guildford  studentservices-guildford@law.ac.uk 
      Leeds  studentservices-leeds@law.ac.uk 
      London Bloomsbury  studentservices-bloomsbury@law.ac.uk  
      London Moorgate  studentservices-moorgate@law.ac.uk 
      Manchester  studentservices-manchester@law.ac.uk 


    • Explore Law for aspiring lawyers

      Explore Law is perfect for students from year 9 upwards.  The event provides the perfect opportunity to find out about a career in law and the routes to qualifying as a solicitor or barrister. Discover law through interactive law taster workshops, informative talks and meet practising lawyers.

      For group bookings, please complete the booking form.

      If you have any queries, please e-mail: undergrad@law.ac.uk

    • NEW - Come to our Practise for Practice Future Lawyers Employment Skills Programme

      Practise for Practice is an exciting new three part programme designed to help develop the skills you will need to work in practice as a lawyer, as well as enhancing your employability. 

      Part 1 - What does it take to be a Lawyer?
      • gain a better understanding of the legal profession; the market, law firms and alternative business structures
      • discover the key skills required to be a successful solicitor
      • develop your knowledge of how a law firm operates and makes a profit
      • improve your commercial awareness 

      Part 2 – Solicitor Insight Day
      • learn how to impress on application forms and at interview
      • improve your networking skills with our top tips
      • network with representatives from a wide range of law firms 
      • find out from solicitors what it is really like to practice law 

      Students who complete part 1 and part 2 will be eligible for a certificate of attendance - a great addition to your legal CV!

      Part 3 - Mock Assessment Centre

      • find out more about the graduate recruitment process at law firms
      • practise a range of typical assessment centre activities and exercises
      • put your skills to the test and obtain feedback without the pressure of a real assessment centre 

      • Part 1 of ‘Practise for Practice’ is being offered at a range of universities nationally. Please see details below. This will be followed by Part 2 and Part 3 which will take place at 7 University of Law locations. 
         
        If your university is not listed below, you can attend both Part 1 and 2 of Practise for Practice in one day at 7 University of Law locations. 
         
        Parts 1 and 2 will be held during October and November 2014* and part 3 will be held from December 2014 through to April 2015.

        *London Moorgate will run an additional Part 1 & 2 day in February 2015

        Part 1 University Campus locations

         UniversityDate 
        For enquiries about these Part 1 sessions below email:
        clare.coburn@law.ac.uk
         Birmingham29.10.14
         Coventry12.11.14
         KeeleTBC 
         Leicester29.10.14 
         Nottingham22.10.14 
         Warwick22.10.14 
         Chester22.10.14 
         Liverpool22.10.14 
        For enquiries about these Part 1 sessions below email:
        heidi.kitson@law.ac.uk
         Bath  15.10.14  
         Bristol8.10.14 
         Cardiff14.10.14 
         Exeter1.10.14 
         Portsmouth7.10.14 
         Southampton8.10.14 
        For enquiries about these Part 1 sessions below email:   catherine.marshall@law.ac.uk
         Durham29.10.14 
         Hull21.10.14 
         Leeds22.10.14  
         Leeds law4nonlaw05.11.14  
         Lincoln05.11.14  
         NewcastleTBC  
         York8.10.14  
         Lancaster28.10.14 
         Sheffield20.10.14 
        For enquiries about these Part 1 sessions below email: emily.parrott@law.ac.uk  
         Cambridge28.10.14
         Essex29.10.14
         KCL8.10.14
         Kent14.10.14 
         LSE20.11.14 
         Queen Mary13.10.14 
         SOAS22.10.14 
         UCL30.10.14 
         Westminster22.10.14 


      • How to book

        Part 1 hosted at universities

        Booking arrangements will be advertised by your Careers Service and Student Law Societies. However, if you have any specific queries please email the relevant contact listed in the table of ‘Where you can attend’.

        Following completion of Part 1 on your University Campus, you will be automatically registered for Part 2 which will take place at your nearest University of Law Centre

        Parts 1, 2 and 3 hosted at University of Law Centres

        Those attending ‘Practise for Practice Part 1 and 2’ at one of our Centres need to book online using the button below.

        Please ensure you use your University email address when booking as this will help us to identify where to send your certificates after completion of part 1 and 2.

    • We attend a number of external fairs and events at university campuses across the UK. These events are a great way for you to research your options and ask any questions you may have.
    • The University of Law exhibits at several international events each year, which are a give you the chance to find out more about studying law in the UK. In addition, a member of our international team may attend our course-specific open days at our London centres.

      New for 2014: We now offer you the chance to ask questions to a member of our international team through one-to-one Skype sessions. For further information on all these events please visit our international events page.

    • The University of Law runs a series of free webinars. They are interactive, online sessions where you can find out more about the topic area and ask questions, live, to our experts.