There are lots of exciting events happening within the Law School. Plus there are many other University and external events which may be of interest. We have therefore collated them all into one central calendar to help you choose which you would like to attend.


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Mon 28 Jun, '21
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Structuring your Dissertation Webinar

You have to think carefully about how you’re going to arrange your work and know why you’ve made those choices. That’s why this workshop, while it doesn’t have any templates, has a lot of questions. By the end of the session you should have an answer to at least some of them.

Mon 28 Jun, '21
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LPC v SQE? Which pathway is best for me?

The route to qualification as a solicitor is changing with the introduction of the SQE. You may be uncertain about how the changes affect you and/or need advice on your available options. By attending this session, you will get answers to your questions and clear advice from leading legal educators on the key factors you need to consider when making your decision.

Tue 29 Jun, '21 - Wed 30 Jun, '21
All-day
WLS LLM Conference

Runs from Tuesday, June 29 to Wednesday, June 30.

''Between Change and Continuity'': The aim of this conference is to bring together postgraduate students to share and present their research in an inclusive environment. Deadline for registration: 17 May 2021.

Thu 1 Jul, '21
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How to land a training contract

Whether you are just starting to research law firms or have been applying for a while, this is the i-Opening webinar for you! Get advice and top tips from a successful trainee, experienced practitioners and law careers experts who will demonstrate a number of online tools and approaches.

Mon 5 Jul, '21
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BPP Law School Scholarships: Top tips!

Find out more about BPP University Law School’s extensive range of scholarships and how you can benefit from the £1m postgraduate scholarship fund which is awarded every year. Hear from us as to what we are looking for and how best to best showcase your talents and experience on your application.

Tue 6 Jul, '21
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BPP Virtual Open Evening: Barrister Training Course (BTC)

Attend an interactive online open evening and learn everything you need to know about your course of choice. Chat with tutors, students, Pro Bono, admissions and our Careers Service.

Wed 7 Jul, '21
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Law Conversion Taster Workshop

This hour-long taster session is for non-law students to sample an interactive teaching session on criminal law. Start to learn and apply critical legal principles to real-life scenarios taken from legal practice.

Mon 12 Jul, '21 - Fri 16 Jul, '21
All-day
The Legal Cheek Summer 2021 Virtual Vacation Scheme

Runs from Monday, July 12 to Friday, July 16.

Free work experience scheme, run in partnership with The University of Law. Features speakers from leading law firms and in-house teams, alongside employability sessions and case studies.

Tue 13 Jul, '21
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BPP Virtual Open Evening: Legal Practice Course (LPC)

Attend an interactive online open evening and learn everything you need to know about your course of choice. Chat with tutors, students, Pro Bono, admissions and our Careers Service.

Wed 14 Jul, '21
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Trainee In-Tray Workshop

Could you complete the tests that law firms give to their applicants? This interactive webinar will simulate the tasks you’ll face during a typical vacation scheme or assessment centre. This session offers useful advice on the process, which can add benefit to your future law firm or practice applications.

Thu 15 Jul, '21
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Writing with clarity
On campus

This workshop will help you to make your writing clearer and more precise. The session covers factors that can make your writing less clear, less precise and less concise; Issues contribute to long winded or imprecise writing; Using editing to improve clarity.

Mon 19 Jul, '21
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Creating an abstract - online

Some of you might have to write an abstract for your dissertation, others of you might want to present at a virtual conference and have to submit an abstract for that or maybe you just want to practise writing clearly and concisely. Abstracts are a really helpful writing exercise because they help you think about the core parts of your dissertation.

Tue 20 Jul, '21
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Prospects Future You Webinar: Getting to grips with postgraduate study

This session is aimed at those exploring the option of further study. We'll be hearing from experts at Rose Bruford College and the University of Hertfordshire who'll be explaining the routes available, what students can expect as a postgraduate student and how it differs to undergraduate study.

Tue 20 Jul, '21
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Drawing argument maps - online

An argument map is a simple visual way of identifying the steps and stages of an argument. You can use them when planning your own argument, but you can also use them when you’re analysing the arguments of other people, for example, when you are doing the Literature Review part of your dissertation.

Tue 20 Jul, '21
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BPP Virtual Open Evening: Law Conversion Course (PGDL)

Attend an interactive online open evening and learn everything you need to know about your course of choice. Chat with tutors, students, Pro Bono, admissions and our Careers Service.

Wed 21 Jul, '21
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Improving your writing with editing - online

This section is on improving your writing with editing, making it tidier, more polished, and easier to understand. It will be most useful if you have a first draft of your dissertation, so that you can apply some of the editing techniques straight away.

Wed 21 Jul, '21
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How to land a pupillage

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to undertake an interactive workshop, which contains lots of hints and tips about how to secure pupillage and what you can be doing to maximise your changes of forging a successful career at the Bar – an essential exercise for anyone who will be applying to chambers in the future!

Thu 22 Jul, '21
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Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Conference 2021

The purpose of this student-led conference is to provide a platform to present a short research paper (15 minutes) before a panel of academics and professionals from the industry, and exchange views on contemporary legal challenges in a friendly environment. In this conference, the postgraduate students take the leading role and develop their critical and analytical thinking through their interaction with the panellists and other attendees. Find out how to submit a paper.

Mon 26 Jul, '21
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Structuring your Dissertation
On campus

You have to think carefully about how you’re going to arrange your work and know why you’ve made those choices. That’s why this workshop, while it doesn’t have any templates, has a lot of questions. By the end of the session you should have an answer to at least some of them.

Mon 26 Jul, '21
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LPC v SQE? Which pathway is best for me?

The route to qualification as a solicitor is changing with the introduction of the SQE. You may be uncertain about how the changes affect you and/or need advice on your available options. By attending this session, you will get answers to your questions and clear advice from leading legal educators on the key factors you need to consider when making your decision.

Tue 27 Jul, '21
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Dissertation: Crafting an Argument
On campus

Your argument is the thread that ties together your whole dissertation. Weak dissertations are often poorly argued, so spending time really thinking about how you build your steps of your argument and what evidence you are using for it, will be time well spent.

Tue 3 Aug, '21
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BPP Virtual Open Evening: Barrister Training Course (BTC)

Attend an interactive online open evening and learn everything you need to know about your course of choice. Chat with tutors, students, Pro Bono, admissions and our Careers Service.

Tue 10 Aug, '21
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BPP Virtual Open Evening: Legal Practice Course (LPC)

Attend an interactive online open evening and learn everything you need to know about your course of choice. Chat with tutors, students, Pro Bono, admissions and our Careers Service.

Tue 17 Aug, '21
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Prospects Future You Webinar: The changes to qualifying as a lawyer

Hear from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Womble Bond Dickinson as we explore why changes are being made to qualifying as a lawyer, what the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) involves, how it affects those already studying, what is meant by 'qualifying legal work experience' and what employers think of the changes.

Tue 17 Aug, '21
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BPP Virtual Open Evening: Law Conversion Course (PGDL)

Attend an interactive online open evening and learn everything you need to know about your course of choice. Chat with tutors, students, Pro Bono, admissions and our Careers Service.

Wed 25 Aug, '21 - Thu 26 Aug, '21
All-day
RateMyPlacement Legal Virtual Event

Runs from Wednesday, August 25 to Thursday, August 26.

Register your interest and be first in line to network with 100s of the best student employers at our virtual careers events. Spaces are limited so register NOW to secure yours. Each event will include oodles of opportunities to get to know employers through presentations with Q&As, 1-2-1 conversations, competitions and more.

Wed 15 Sep, '21 - Thu 16 Sep, '21
All-day
RateMyPlacement Accounting, Banking & Finance Virtual Event

Runs from Wednesday, September 15 to Thursday, September 16.

Register your interest and be first in line to network with 100s of the best student employers at our virtual careers events. Spaces are limited so register NOW to secure yours. Each event will include oodles of opportunities to get to know employers through presentations with Q&As, 1-2-1 conversations, competitions and more.

Tue 21 Sep, '21
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Prospects Future You Webinar: Boosting your employability

How can students make the most of their time at university? From jobs on campus that you might not have heard of to which clubs and societies will give you key employability skills to make your CV stand out.

Wed 13 Oct, '21
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BPP National Law Fair

Aimed at students looking to secure a vacation scheme, open day, training contract, qualifying work experience or other opportunities with a global, national, regional, city or local law firm.

Tue 19 Oct, '21
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Prospects Future You Webinar: Managing your money

Making the pennies go further is a top priority as a student and we’ll be explaining how to budget, living costs and where to turn if you need help.

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