Warwick Law School News
The latest updates from our department
We are delighted to announce the award of a new PhD studentship to start in October 2022 as part of the Leverhulme Trust Doctoral programme TRANSFORM. Led by Professor Sharifah Sekalala in the Law School, the award will fund a researcher to investigate the potentials and limitations of digital IDs with biometric features as a prerequisite for accessing health services for marginalised groups in cities.
We are delighted to announce the award of a new PhD studentship funded by the Midlands Graduate School ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership, led by Professor Jackie Hodgson in the School of Law, which will fund a researcher to investigate the provision of legal assistance to those detained in police custody in Scotland.
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.
Warwick Law School student Matilda Nengare who is currently studying on our LLM in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation was selected to participate in the postgraduate Sprint Programme at Warwick, a self-improvement programme aimed at female students.
Our 2019/20 postgraduate students graduate in absentia this week. Each year, we recognise the students who achieved the best overall performance in their class. Congratulations to both our prize winners and the rest of the graduating class.
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.
This year we set up a new legal clinic specialising in using public law strategically to address systemic disadvantage and abuse of power to achieve effective change. We caught up with law students Kye Li, Natalie and Meghna to find out more about their time volunteering with our new Strategic Public Law Clinic.
On Friday 28 February, Warwick Law School welcomed Zarah Sultana, MP for Coventry South, to speak to our postgraduate students about her experience of becoming a politician. The session focused on ‘Women in political parties and parliaments: barriers and opportunities’ as part of the master’s module, ‘Women’s Human Rights and Global Justice’.
Warwick Law School has established a partnership with The Libera Universita Internazionale degli Studi Sociali “Guido Carli” (LUISS) in Rome. They have established partnerships with a handful of European universities to offer this unique experience to their students and Warwick is one of them.
Warwick Law School is offering a 20% discount on its LLM fees to all Warwick graduates.
If you are interested in studying one of our LLM programmes and have graduated from a degree at Warwick in the past, or you are about to graduate this summer and interested in staying on for an LLM, you will be entitled to a 20% discount on the tuition fee.
Warwick Law School postgraduate alumnus Joseph Dion Ngute has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Cameroon. Dion Ngute took office on 5 January 2019, replacing Philemon Yang, the country’s longest-serving Prime Minister.
The University of Warwick has been ranked among the best universities in the world for politics and international studies and sociology, business and economics, education and law, according to the Times Higher Education’s 2019 World Reputation Rankings released this week.