Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
The 2022 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 Jane Bryan has been nominated for the Social Sciences Faculty award and PhD student Cherisse Francis 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 2022.
'Window-dressing' in the COVID-19 pandemic: The troubling story behind the rainbows in the windows has been published in our Lacuna Magazine. The author, Amanda Kowalczyk, who is currently studying part-time on our LLM in Advanced Legal Studies, won Lacuna's 2021 Warwick Law School Writing Competition for her story about the impact of the Covid lockdown on children.
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.
Four Warwick law students, who are part of Critical Lawyers at Warwick (CLAW), will be participating in an experimental law moot this week. Chayne Hogan, Kiara McClelland, Charlotte Green and Chanel Williams are the Warwick team traveling to Amsterdam for this innovative moot. This experimental moot, conceptualised by Dr Christine Schwöbel-Patel from Warwick Law School and Professor Wouter Werner from the VU Amsterdam, is the first of its kind.
Current PhD student Harpreet Kaur Paul's article on 'Who should pay up for Climate Carnage?' has been featured in Novara Media this month.
Harpreet is also co-founder of Tipping Point UK, a movement which aims to help people from all communities and backgrounds use their power to take bold and regular action in order to win climate justice.
Shingai Dzumbira, who studied on our LLB 3 year degree from 2016-2019 has been elected as the President of the Student Union (SU) for the 2021/22 academic year. “I am really excited. I have a rare opportunity to lead the trajectory of a charity organisation that exists to represent students. I think that’s what excites me most – being put in a place where I can impact the lives of students at the University of Warwick.”
Every year, several awards and prizes are granted to a selection of our finalists to recognise and celebrate the success of our top performers! We are proud to announce this year's award winners.
Law finalist Ruth Mukasa has successfully completed the Warwick Skills Portfolio Award (WSPA) this year. The WSPA scheme helps students to enhance their study skills and develop other skills that are not only valued by employers but also useful more broadly for students in their personal lives whilst studying at Warwick.
Earlier this year, final year LLB Law student Nicolle Coote won an award as part of the Future Leaders Organisation and was featured as one of the Top 150 Black Students in the UK. Future Leaders is an annual publication which profiles the most outstanding black university students in Britain, and is used as a role model guide to inspire and raise attainment. Nicolle tells us more…
To mark 12 months since the global pandemic was declared, when the UK, and many other countries around the world, went into lockdown, this collection of stories investigates how the pandemic is affecting communities around the world. The articles are written by Warwick staff and students, some of which studied on our Global Health Law module.