• Open days and
    events

    Get a feel for studying at
    The University of Law

  • Open Days

  • 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 

    If you are interested in these courses then come along and find out more

    • Centre visits for undergraduate and postgraduate study

      We are delighted to advise that if you are unable to make one of our open days you can arrange a centre visit.

      Centre visits allow you to get a ‘feel’ for the centre as well as information specific to the course and life at The University of Law. You are likely to meet a tutor and someone from our employability team as well as receive a tour of the centre.

      Centre visits take place throughout the year and the arrangements at each centre vary from scheduled dates and times to a time that fits in with your schedule. For details on how to arrange a centre visit, please look at the relevant centre details shown below.

      Centre Visit times Email
      London Bloomsbury Wednesdays 10:30 & 14:30 studentservices-bloomsbury@law.ac.uk
      London Moorgate Wednesdays 10:30 & 14:30 studentservices-moorgate@law.ac.uk
      Guildford Wednesday afternoons studentservices-guildford@law.ac.uk
      Bristol Alternating Mondays & Wednesdays, between 15:00 - 16:00 studentservices-bristol@law.ac.uk
      Birmingham Wednesdays, between 14:00 - 16:00 studentservices-birmingham@law.ac.uk
      Leeds Alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays, between 14:00 - 16:00 studentservices-leeds@law.ac.uk
      Manchester To arrange a visit at a time that suits you please e-mail studentservices-manchester@law.ac.uk
      Chester To arrange a visit at a time that suits you please e-mail studentservices-chester@law.ac.uk
      Exeter To arrange a visit at a time that suits you please e-mail studentservices-exeter@law.ac.uk

  • Undergraduate Events

    • Our Explore Law taster event is ideal for years 11 and 12 students and gives you the chance to find out if law and business are for you – both at university and beyond.

      Our programme includes taster workshops which aim to give you an insight into several different areas of law and business and how they work together in study and the professional world.

      Each event also includes a next steps talk which looks at career options and what you can be doing now to maximise your chances of success.

      If you are booking on behalf of a school or college please contact undergrad@law.ac.uk. If you are a student you can pre-register your interest below. 

    • Thank you for registering your interest in our Explore Law taster event. We'll be in touch with more information soon.
    • This interactive taster day gives you the opportunity to learn more about the practical study of law by looking in detail at a real life case study. Plus, develop some of the employability skills needed for a career in law by experiencing a mock assessment centre.

      Get into law is ideal for years, 11, 12 and 13 year students studying or considering law as a degree course, and interested Year 11s.

    • If you are booking on behalf of a school or college please contact undergrad@law.ac.uk.


  • Postgraduate Events

    • A key event for any aspiring barrister, you’ll benefit from plenty of practical advice and insight from visiting barristers, our BPTC tutors and students. Here’s what to expect:

      • Craft an excellent pupillage application: get expert advice from senior barristers
      • Stand out at pupillage interviews: hear from junior barristers about their experiences and how to research the right chambers for you.
      • Discover more about the BPTC: network with tutors and current students 
      • Try your hand at a plea-in-mitigation under the supervision of our tutors at our Advocacy Taster Workshop

    • Next event: Monday 12 December, 17:00 - 20:45, London Bloomsbury centre


      Agenda:

      17:00  – 17:30 Registration

      17:30 – 18:20 Pupillage Applications – Senior Panel

      Hear from senior barristers about what makes an excellent pupillage application.

      18.25 – 19:00 Pupillage Applications – Junior Panel

      Hear from junior barristers about their experience of pupillage applications and interviews and how to research the right chambers for you

      19:00 – 19:15 Informal Networking

      Speak to tutors and students one-on-one to find out more about the University of Law and the BPTC

      19:15 – 19:45 BPTC Course Talk

      Discover more about the BPTC and how it will prepare you for life as a successful barrister. Also get an insight into the course from the point of view of two of our current students.

      19:45 – 20:30 Advocacy Taster Workshop

      Try your hand at a plea-in-mitigation under the supervision of tutors from our criminal litigation and advocacy teams.

      20:30 – 20:45 Refreshments, further questions and information forum

      Your opportunity to ask any final questions of our tutors and students.

      We’ll also be offering a tour of the centre so you can get a feel of what it's like to study with us.

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      Want to kick start your legal career?

      If you are interested in a career in law and want to put yourself in a strong position with future applications, attend one of our upcoming ‘Springboard into Law’ events.

      This event is made up of two workshop sessions – over which you will learn about:

      • The current legal graduate recruitment market – what to expect
      • How to shape your application strategy for future vacation scheme and training contract applications
      • Practical advice on how best to match your skills to what employers are looking for
      • What to expect with future interviews and assessments and how best to prepare
      • Advice on how to develop your commercial awareness
      • Tips on how to improve your networking skills, personal brand and professional networks
      • An opportunity to network with representatives from some of the UK’s leading law firms

      Don’t miss this opportunity to get ahead.

      When and Where?

      Birmingham – Wednesday 23 November (14.00-19.00)

      Bristol – Wednesday 9 November (13.00 – 18.00)

      Chester – Wednesday 16 November (14.00 – 19.00)

      Guildford – Wednesday 23 November (12.00 – 18.00)

      Leeds – Wednesday 16 November (14.00 – 19.00)

      London Moorgate – Monday 21 November / Wednesday 22 February (13.00 – 19.00)

      Manchester – Wednesday 30 November (14.00 – 19.00)

      How to Apply

      To reserve your place on a Springboard into Law event, please book via our online events page

      Or for more information, please e-mail springboard@law.ac.uk

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      The essential ‘tool kit’ to help you showcase your competencies and commercial awareness

      The University of Law and Aspiring Solicitors have formed a partnership to create ‘Springboard’, a unique legal employability programme.

      Our master class events will give you all of our insider ‘TOP TIPS’ on how to present yourself and showcase your professionalism and commercial awareness.

      Springboard comprises a programme of events ideal for undergraduates, postgraduates and graduates with the essential ‘tool kit’ to pursue a career as a solicitor. 

      The current Springboard programme has now closed to pre-register for the next event please fill in the form below.
    • Thank you for registering your interest in our Springboard employability programme. We'll be in touch with more information soon.
    • How to succeed at an assessment day

      This event is ideal for law and non-law undergraduates and postgraduates considering a career in law.

      Put your skills to the test and deliver a mock pitch to a panel of graduate recruiters from top law firms with prizes for the most innovative presentations.

      This interactive taster day gives you the opportunity to learn more about the practical study of law by looking in detail at a real life case study. Plus, develop some of the employability skills needed for a career in law by experiencing a mock assessment centre.