Leicester Law School

Outreach

Leicester Law School offers a number of inspiring opportunities for students in Years 10–13 to find out more about the varied and rewarding career in the legal sector and what it is like to study law at university. If you have any questions about any of the below opportunities, please email schools@le.ac.uk.

All of the events and programmes listed below are completely free for students to take part in. If you wish to hear about new events as and when they become available sign up to our mailing list.

Events (years 10–13)

Tuesday 6 February 2024, 5.30pm–6.30pm, Virtual Spotlight on: Judge, Year 11, 12, 13

Come along to this session to learn more about the role of a Judge. Hear from a retired Judge about life in court and how he got to become one. Learn more about this fascinating legal profession and ask any questions you may have.

Register now for the Virtual Spotlight event.

Wednesday 21 February 2024, 1.30pm–4.30pm, Law taster – Psychopaths, University of Leicester campus, Year 12

This taster will give you a chance to learn more about psychopathy and its place within Law. When and why is a criminal sent to a mental institute rather than to prison? Examine these questions and more on this thought-provoking taster afternoon.

Register now for the Law taster session.

Events (community)

Residentials

Each year the University of Leicester runs residential experiences for students in Year 12. During the residential, students are able to take part in practical workshops, attend taster lectures and experience life as a university student.

2023 applications have now closed.

For more information about our residentials visit our Summer Schools' page.

Progression Programmes (year 12–13)

The University of Leicester is part of the Sutton Trust Pathways to Law programme where students from under-represented backgrounds have the chance to engage with university academics and industry professionals as they learn more about the legal profession. In recognition of the value of this programme, students who complete it will receive a reduced offer to study with us here at Leicester in addition to receiving a £1,000 bursary in each year of their course.

2023 applications have now closed. Check back in July for details of how to apply for the 2024 programme (eligible for students who enter Year 12 in 2024).

If you have any questions about these programmes, please contact progression@le.ac.uk.

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