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British Law >> Student Area

Welcome to the Student area which offers advice and information for UK Law Students and prospective students.

Universities, colleges and degree courses

UCAS lists all UK degree courses on offer for the next academic year.

Click here for a complete listing of UK law schools and law libraries.

Sweet & Maxwell have links to many UK law faculties.

Semple Piggot Rochez have been running an online LLB/LLM course as a University of London external degree since 1997.

Training and Careers in Law

UK Centre for Legal Education has information on how to qualify in law with advice for England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The Legal Trainee has comprehensive information and guidance about careers in law for both solicitors and barristers.

Law on-line has sections about both solicitors and barristers and describes the training steps necessary for each route.

ILEX - Institute of Legal Executives, showing different pathways into careers in Law.

Law on the Web describes the career paths for both solicitors and barristers and also features a CD based interactive legal training package.

The Law Society offers advice on different routes to becoming a solicitor with a law degree, with a non-law degree and without a degree. maintains a comprehensive list of all pupillage vacancies in England and Wales.

BILETA was formed in 1986 to promote the use of technology in legal education throughout the UK and Ireland. BILETA is a key source of information on the use of IT in law.

Information and Resources

The Law Bore is a student's guide to law on the internet developed at City University.

Law Teacher offers a free range of lecture notes, case notes statutes and web resources for A Level and degree students.

On-line law magazines

Lex on the Net is a student magazine from Legalease - lots of interesting articles plus calendar of events.

Consilio is a student magazine produced by Semple Piggot Rochez which offers articles, interviews and course materials.

Law Tutors

Whether you are studying for GCSE, A Levels or a Law degree you can get help with your studies from a number of agencies offering specialist tuition:

The Law Tutors

Law Tutors On-line

Oxford Open Learning for GCSE and A Level law courses.

Student Life

Fresh Direction has lots of information about being a student.

The National Student Union has loads of information relevant for students of any discipline.

Student perks

Use your student status to apply for lots of free stuff.

Also try the Freebiers Club for free stuff, competitions and offers!


The Law Society:

For Legal News:

Law on-line:

FULL LISTING OF LAW ONLINE - in our online section.