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LIFE AS A LAW


STUDENT IN LEEDS By TK Spiff


The School of Law at Leeds is heralded as one of the leading schools in the UK and for the past two years I have been immersed in an environment where I am required to push myself in order to succeed. Leeds Law school has opened the door to many opportunities that I feel I may not have been aware of had I elected to attend another University.


Leeds University Law School is internationally recognised for its research quality and with an academic staff of around fifty, there is always someone who


is able to offer some form of assistance. The Law School often features in the top twenty Schools in various league tables and the high level of student satisfaction is clearly evident. For the past year, I have attended talks and meetings about what I can do with my Law degree once I graduate, and after not having a clear idea in my first year about what I wanted to do once I graduated I am slowly but surely grasping an idea about where my working life is heading. The law school often organise seminars held by outside speakers from local solicitors’ firms and the


support given by the staff when applying for Legal Vacation Work Placement Schemes is nothing short of exceptional.


Law is a very fulfilling degree. It is stimulating and the fact that law is always changing gives me the chance to analyse the socio-legal aspects of laws that are passed, as it remains a very topical degree.


But don’t be fooled. Studying Law is very hard work. I have spent countless days in the library trolling through textbooks, legal


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