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Warwick Law School ranked equal 8th in the UK* in latest REF Result

*According to Times Higher Education

Warwick Law School is delighted to announce that it has been ranked equal 8th overall in the UK and equal 6th amongst the Russell Group universities that were assessed in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF).

Thu 12 May 2022, 08:00 | Tags: Research, Feature

Warwick Law School welcomes Dr Maryna Utkina

Warwick Law School has successfully sponsored a Fernandes Fellowship devoted to funding early career researchers from Europe. We are delighted that Dr Maryna Utkina has now joined us at Warwick from the Ukraine and will be with us until the end of this calendar year.

Tue 03 May 2022, 15:23 | Tags: Criminal Justice Centre, Research, Feature

WLS Celebrates International Women’s Day 2022

Today is International Women's DayLink opens in a new window<Link opens in a new window (IWD), a global event held each year to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements, raise awareness against bias, and take action for equality.

Tue 08 Mar 2022, 10:00 | Tags: Impact, Staff in action, Feature

Wright Hassall relaunches free legal clinic

Wright Hassall is relaunching its popular community legal clinic on Wednesday 17 November. Warwick Law School students will be given the chance to attend the legal clinic meetings, conduct research and propose legal guidance for review by the firm; giving them vital real life experience. Alex Robinson, partner at Wright Hassall said: “What makes this initiative even more special is the fact that we are working together with bright young legal minds at the University of Warwick to give them vital experience of consultation situations and exposure to how a law firm of our size operates.”

Wed 10 Nov 2021, 09:24 | Tags: Feature

New partner university: Queen’s University, Canada

From this year, students taking the Law with Study Abroad in English LLB course will now have the option of taking an exchange year at our new partner university, Queen's University in Kingston, Canada. We are truly excited to add Kingston, Ontario to our overseas community - and to offer our students a chance to swap their trainers for snow boots, and Pret for poutine!

 

Tue 28 Sep 2021, 10:00 | Tags: undergraduate, Feature

Student satisfaction at WLS rises to 81.4% per cent in NSS

Despite the challenge of teaching during the pandemic Warwick Law School saw its student satisfaction rate rise to 81.4% in the 2021 National Student Survey, a 6.8% increase since 2020 despite a sharp decline for the wider UK HE sector.

Tue 31 Aug 2021, 12:20 | Tags: undergraduate, Feature

Warwick Law Academics receive Awards for Teaching Excellence

Dr Celine Tan and Dr Andi Hoxhaj have been announced as winners of this year’s Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) and PhD student Sahar Shah has been awarded the Warwick Award for Teaching Excellence for Postgraduates who Teach (WATE PGR).

Fri 18 Jun 2021, 10:00 | Tags: Award, Staff in action, Feature

Law School Students Award Winning Human Rights Stories

In 2020, as the world was getting to grips with life in lockdown, we launched a writing competition for students at Warwick Law School, the home of Lacuna. We are delighted to share our four winners, who have each created stories we are proud to publish.

Mon 29 Mar 2021, 10:00 | Tags: Student Achievement, Lacuna, Feature

WLS Celebrates International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day and the theme this year is ‘Choose to Challenge’. In honour of this, we are celebrating the amazing work our colleagues are carrying out in order to forge a gender equal world. Here is a just a small selection of some of that work.

Mon 08 Mar 2021, 09:30 | Tags: Student Achievement, Staff in action, Feature

Dr Celine Tan Celebrates 20 years as a Warwick Alumna

This academic year, Dr Celine Tan celebrates 20 years since she enrolled on our LLM programme at Warwick Law School. She is now Director of Postgraduate Studies overseeing the LLM she remembers so fondly and working alongside her previous lecturers and professional services staff.

Mon 18 Jan 2021, 10:05 | Tags: postgraduate, Alumni, PG News, Feature

Warwick Law student awarded Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship

Second year Warwick law student Joshua Siriboe has been awarded the 2020 Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship. The Scheme was devised to address the disproportionate under-representation of black men from less privileged backgrounds in large commercial law firms and the City of London.

Thu 14 Jan 2021, 14:15 | Tags: Award, undergraduate, Student Achievement, Funding, Feature

Warwick Academic makes Top 10 in Decolonise and Diversify Reading List

The book, published in 2020 by Warwick Law School’s Dr Serena Natile, was recently listed in the D-Econ top ten alternative readings to the mainstream literature on global political economy which forms part of a movement to decolonise and diversify knowledge.

Thu 29 Oct 2020, 11:10 | Tags: GLOBE Centre, Staff in action, Feature, Book2020

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