Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
In a remarkable effort earlier this year, LLM student Chidinma Kalu successfully raised £364.12 through a series of fundraising activities at Warwick Law School, driven by a strong desire to empower women in Nigeria.
Ollie Monye, who is currently studying on our 3-year LLB degree, represented Team GB 7s in Hamburg, Germany for Leg 2 of Rugby Europe 2023. They placed 4th in the competition playing against Belgium, Lithuania, France, Germany and Ireland.
We are delighted to announce that one of our recent graduates has been awarded The University’s Outstanding Student Contribution Award (OSCA) for 2023.
Warwick Law School students recently presented the results of a legal research project into social housing allocation inequality conducted as part of Warwick Law in the Community’s Strategic Social Justice Clinic. The presentation outlined the complex issues surrounding change of circumstance applications to Coventry City Council’s social housing team. The outcomes of the student’s work have resulted in resources that will be used by a local law centre in helping some of the most vulnerable people in Coventry secure adequate and timely assistance in their housing need.
Law School student Chiamaka Ithuoma, who is currently in her final year of our LLB 3 year Law degree, has been awarded the WAPCE Undergraduate Award for her work on the Cheylesmore Good Neighbours Project. The Warwick Awards for Public and Community Engagement (WAPCE) seek to recognise the vital contributions Warwick staff and students make in engaging the public in our learning and discovery and showcasing the role Warwick plays in making the world a better place.
Lacuna Magazine publishes student story on the impact of Black role models and Black creative spaces
Xaymaca Awoyungbo, a final year undergraduate student studying History at the University of Warwick, has written an article for our Lacuna magazine titled: "If you can see it, you can be it: The impact of Black role models and Black creative spaces." Xaymaca speaks with author Sandra A Agard and explores Britain’s young Black creative networks.
The 2023 shortlist for the Warwick Awards for Teaching Excellence (WATE) have been released and Warwick Law School has two nominations. With more than 115 excellent educators, teams, and communities to choose from, the WATE judging panels deliberated long and hard to identify those going through to the next round. Dr Tor Krever has been nominated for the Social Sciences Faculty award and PhD student Priscilla Vitoh has been nominated for a Postgraduates who Teach award. Congratulations and best of luck to both of them. The winners will be announced on 27 June 2023.
To celebrate International Women’s Day last week, LLM student Chidinma Kalu, initiated a fundraising activity to raise funds that will be utilised to empower women in Nigeria through equipping them with digital training and skills. The £364.12 raised will be used by the GirlLEAD Project to train and equip about 5 girls in Nigeria with digital skills, thus bridging the digital gender divide in the access to digital skills.
First year LLB students Siara Parveen and Charlotte Neal, successfully completed the regional semi-final of the Student Client Interviewing Competition (CIC) held in Sheffield earlier this month. “It was definitely unexpected, but we are both really proud of ourselves [...and] absolutely delighted.”
Every year, several awards and prizes are granted to a selection of our graduating students to recognise and celebrate the success of our top performers! We are proud to announce this year's winners.
Congratulations to Sophie Wong, who took part in the experimental mooting event at the VU Amsterdam in late November 2022. The international moot was attended by teams from China, Indonesia, Rwanda, the Netherlands, Zimbabwe, and the UK (represented by Sophie).
Every year, several awards and prizes are granted to a selection of our students to recognise and celebrate the success of our top performers! We are proud to announce this year's award winners.