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Processing Exam Results And Farewell, My Fellow Peers!

Student blogs - 6 hours 57 min ago
Having been so busy studying all the time, I was already in my third year when I discovered the University of London International Programmes Official Student Blog and decided to join the clan of student bloggers. My first post on the Official Student Blog was ‘Beginning of the End’ in September 2015, and here I … Continue reading Processing Exam Results And Farewell, My Fellow Peers!

Journey update: Being Confident In Your Exam Preparation

Student blogs - 11 May 2017
My examinations are over. It is hard to believe, and right now I feel a bit lost. Suddenly my mornings are free, and although I have a to-do list for the forthcoming months (a pretty long one), there is some weirdness in this sudden lack of structure. I wanted to write here in part to … Continue reading Journey update: Being Confident In Your Exam Preparation

Judicial independence and the Brexit case

Undegraduate Laws blog - 10 May 2017
This post has been contributed by Charlotte Crilly, Teaching Fellow for the Undergraduate Laws Programme.   Two of England’s most senior judges have recently spokenContinue reading

TOP TIPS FOR EXAM REVISION

Undegraduate Laws blog - 09 May 2017
This post has been contributed by Charlotte Crilly, Teaching Fellow for the Undergraduate Laws Programme. General exam tips Before the exam Try to do some revision withContinue reading

Exams are coming: Do you have a plan

Undegraduate Laws blog - 08 May 2017
This post has been contributed by María Belén Bastone, Alumni Ambassador. This short video highlights some techniques and general advice on planning for the examinations.FiledContinue reading

Brexit and its impact on intellectual property law in the UK.

Undegraduate Laws blog - 04 May 2017
This post has been contributed by Professor Jonathan Griffiths, Module Convenor for Intellectual Property.   June 2016’s referendum on membership of the EU is likelyContinue reading

Bridging the Gap Between Exams and Results

Student blogs - 04 May 2017
Hello readers! I put our next conversation in the form of an interview, its topic being “what to do in the time after our last exam and before we receive our results“. The content doesn’t exclusively reflect my own experience but I mostly drew from discussions with friends and myself. Hope the exchange will provide … Continue reading Bridging the Gap Between Exams and Results

Are You Behind in Your Studies?

Student blogs - 20 April 2017
When writing fiction an author has two ways to create a sense of tension and urgency in a reader and set the pace of the story. One is a time lock. The other is an option lock. A time lock means the character has X amount of time to accomplish Y and avert the consequences. … Continue reading Are You Behind in Your Studies?

ADO Den Haag v United Vansen: Absence of an express choice of law under Article 4 Rome I Regulation

Undegraduate Laws blog - 19 April 2017
This post was contributed by Dr Emmanuel Maganaris, Module Convenor for Conflict of laws. The case of ADO Den Haag v United Vansen (PRC) is aContinue reading

Study tools I find useful – Time to shift gears and nail the exams!

Student blogs - 11 April 2017
2017 has been an extremely eventful year and the first three months have flickered by in no time, but more about the eventful things later! The onset of April means, for most of us students, exams are around the corner. This is by no means my intention to set in ‘testophobia’ amongst all of us taking … Continue reading Study tools I find useful – Time to shift gears and nail the exams!

No-fault Divorce (again)

Undegraduate Laws blog - 05 April 2017
This post has been contributed by Professor Alison Diduck, Module Convenor for Family law. Since the Matrimonial Causes Act 1857 there have been calls for reform of divorceContinue reading

Methods to Help Revising and Studying for Exams

Student blogs - 04 April 2017
When I was as young as six or seven, someone once told me: “Each of us is given 24 hours a day, and it is in your hands how you want to make full use of these 24 hours”. These aren’t the exact words, I’m pretty sure about that. But three decades on, the gist … Continue reading Methods to Help Revising and Studying for Exams

Can increasing age and health difficulties ever amount to personal mitigation in sentencing?

Undegraduate Laws blog - 27 March 2017
This post has been contributed by Mr Robert Jago, Module Convenor for Civil and criminal procedure.   When the criminal courts are sentencing an offenderContinue reading

DEVOLUTION: NORTHERN IRELAND

Undegraduate Laws blog - 27 March 2017
This post has been contributed by Hilaire Barnett, Public law tutor for the Undergraduate Laws Programme. Devolution to Northern Ireland took place against the backgroundContinue reading

Ethics: A practical application of philosophy

Student blogs - 23 March 2017
One of the most common criticisms of philosophy is that it’s not ‘practical’; that is, the study of philosophy doesn’t require students to learn anything useful. I strongly disagree with this charge, of course. For those who are studying philosophy develop many highly valuable ‘meta-skills’, such as those required by activities involving careful analysis and clear communication, that … Continue reading Ethics: A practical application of philosophy

How to prepare yourself, practically and emotionally, for an examination

Student blogs - 16 March 2017
I feel I should congratulate us all, we are one step closer to our goal – Graduation! The examination period is the most academically stressful period. At this time of year, we have to prove to teachers and, most importantly, ourselves that we have done well all year long. To help us get through this … Continue reading How to prepare yourself, practically and emotionally, for an examination

My Life Philosophy

Student blogs - 14 March 2017
Financial markets have always been fascinating for me. I started reading André Kostolany when I was a teenager and after many books, I felt as if I knew everything about market psychology. Of course, I did not! Fortunately, I had no money to speculate with at that time. But to be prepared for the day … Continue reading My Life Philosophy

Feminist Legal Theory

Undegraduate Laws blog - 13 March 2017
This post has been contributed by Professor Jill Marshall, Module Convener for Jurisprudence. This short video highlights a few issues in current affairs, in theContinue reading

CAN A PARENT COMPANY BE HELD LIABLE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HARM CAUSED BY ITS SUBSIDIARY?

Undegraduate Laws blog - 13 March 2017
This post has been contributed by Mr Chris Riley, Module Convenor for Company law. The decision of the UK High Court in HRH Emere GodwinContinue reading

Structuring Answers to Exam Questions

Student blogs - 08 March 2017
I’m sitting behind a mountain of study materials trying to work out an effective revision plan.  For me, revising is not the same as studying. It requires a very different attitude and awareness about what I want to accomplish. When I have a good understanding of those goals, I can then develop a plan to approach … Continue reading Structuring Answers to Exam Questions
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