students

Student Life

It’s not all work and no play. You will have many opportunities to get involved in a rich social and sporting life whilst studying with us – no matter which of our campuses you choose to study at.

You will automatically become a member of our Student Association, which is tasked to enhance and improve your student and academic experience. It does this by having a strong representation structure lead by a dedicated Student Association President, extra-curricular activities, clubs and societies.

You will also have the opportunity to join our Events Committee and help to develop a full and varied programme which could include activities including sports, quiz nights, dancing, theatre, debating societies and much more. The exact mix of events varies from campus to campus as it is put together by our students.

Clubs and Societies

Ever thought about joining a debating or cooking club? Want to go abseiling, play football, netball or any other kind of sport? Why not think about joining one or more of our many clubs and societies. If you can't find a club or society you're interested in, then you can even start your own.

Accommodation

Studentpad

Our online accommodation portal (hyperlink to ) provides helpful advice on choosing a property to rent near your campus as well as a property listings search for students who have accepted at our university.

Housemate Hub

If you’d like to find other University of Law students to privately rent with, or you have a spare room in your house/flat share, you can join our Facebook group – search ‘Official University of Law Group – Housemate Hub’ to chat to and make living arrangements with other students.

Personal Tutor

Our personal tutor scheme means that you'll have the guidance of a qualified professional throughout your time studying with us. Through regular meetings, your personal tutor will be there to guide you through your course and offer assistance and advice as required. They'll also be on hand to help you develop your plans for your future career.

Student Association

We are committed to listening to our students, and have therefore set up a Student Association which all ULaw students automatically become members of. The Student Association is your representative body whilst you’re here at ULaw, representing your interests at all levels of the University. Here’s how you can get involved.

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Social Media

Make sure to follow our Student Association on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to keep updated on what we’re up to: @ULawStudents.

And to get a feel of what it’s like to study with us by the people who know us best, our students, visit Live Prospectus.

Totum Card

We are NUS affiliated meaning you can buy a Totum card, giving you 200 discounts across the country and thousands more around the world. To get yours, go to the Totum website and login with your ULaw email address.

Representation

We have a Student Parliament along with a strong representative structure lead by a dedicated Student Association President who ensures your voice is heard at all levels of the University. You can nominate yourself to be one of our Vice-Presidents, Liberation Officers, Course Representatives, Student Member of Committees or a Student Trustee. You can also become your Class Representative to represent your workshop class.

The elections for all these roles begin in October, go to the Student Association website for more information. If you have any queries, please email our Student Association team.

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Support

We can offer support to you if you want to make a complaint, an academic appeal or need help responding to a disciplinary allegation. We can also signpost you to services that may be available to you whilst you are here as a student. For more information please email our Student Association team.

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Freshers’ Week - For undergraduate students

Freshers' Week kicks things off in September with a variety of events to help you get to know your fellow students including quizzes, comedy nights, city tours and the Freshers' Fair. Other events throughout the year have included staff versus student pub quizzes, summer and end of year balls, to name just a very few.

Clubs, Societies and Events

Your Student Association can help you set up and run clubs and societies. We’re keen to ensure as many students as possible get involved, across all of our campuses. You can create an array of clubs societies, from football and netball to a Harry Potter society. We have a dedicated Clubs and Societies Coordinator who can support you in creating and developing your society.

On each campus we look for dedicated students to become representatives or form part of the Student Activities Committee which, along with student services, plans a series of events throughout the year. If you have any queries or would like to be on this committee then please email us.

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Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our Birmingham campus:

  • Hiking Society
  • Harry Potter Society
  • Football Club
  • Netball Club
  • African Caribbean Society
  • Islamic Society

Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our Bristol campus:

Events

  • Bristol Legal Walk
  • Networking events
  • Social nights
  • Wellbeing Week
  • Winter and Summer Balls

Clubs and Societies in previous years have included:

  • Climbing
  • Debating
  • Football
  • Human Rights
  • Netball
  • Running
  • Squash
  • Tennis
  • Yoga

Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our Chester campus:

  • River party trips
  • Netball
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Football
  • Rowing
  • Debating society
  • Band choir
  • Irish society
  • Welsh club
  • Theatre trips
  • Three peaks challenge
  • Snow sports
  • Convenient local sports centre with swimming pool and gym

Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our Guildford campus:

  • Drama society
  • Photography society
  • Wine tasting society
  • Dance society
  • Christmas ball
  • Football
  • Netball
  • Rugby
  • Indoor climbing
  • Rowing
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Yoga

Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our Leeds campus:

  • Social nights
  • Student balls
  • Networking events
  • Amnesty International society
  • Business & Finance society
  • Student Law society
  • First Love society
  • Football team
  • Netball team
  • Legal walk
  • Charitable Committee

Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our London Bloomsbury campus:

  • Sports clubs – e.g., Table Tennis, Football
  • Academic –e.g., debating, Shipping Society
  • Faith and Culture –e.g., Asian Society, First love church
  • General interest – e.g., Drama
  • Political and campaigning – e.g., Model UN, Women’s network

Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our London Moorgate campus:

  • Sports – e.g., Netball
  • Academic – e.g., Debate club
  • Faith and culture – e.g., International society
  • General interest – e.g., Student events committee
  • Liberation – e.g., LGBT+ in Law
  • Political and campaigning – e.g., ULaw Sustainability Society, Women’s network

Here are some of the clubs and societies that students have started and run previously at our Manchester campus:

  • Social nights
  • Student balls
  • Networking events
  • Debating Society
  • Sports teams – Football, Climbing, Table Tennis
  • Legal walk
  • Charitable events