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Higher Education, the Devolution Settlement and the Referendum on Independence. (Think Tank 1)

'Tis to season to be… conferring!  Summer brings us time to reflect on the academic year past and plan for the next – while at the same time catching up with everything else.  Summer also brings conference season and your … Continue reading

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Innovative Learning Week: Looking Back and Forward

Last week was Innovative Learning Week (ILW).  For the second year running, the University ran no formal classes and instead, Schools, Departments and Subject Areas put together a programme of events for their students. We listened to last year’s feedback … Continue reading

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Hidden Careers Session: Bookings Open Now!

We have a brand new event running on Wednesday 27 February from 4 – 5 pm in the Moot Court Room.  Come along and hear from some former students whose paths have been less than conventional, and whose life in … Continue reading

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Innovative Learning Week Bookings OPEN!

Ah, it’s February at long last.  That can mean only one thing – the uttering of those three little words… INNOVATIVE LEARNING WEEK! Innovative Learning Week is running for the second year in a row and we have been working … Continue reading

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Honours Law Essays

January brings new starts, new hopes and a new outlook for the year ahead.  Unless you're in third or fourth year and it just feels like it brings an Honours Essay deadline. Yuck! As you work towards your 14 January … Continue reading

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Social Media Event: Wednesday 28 November

Social Media Event: Wednesday 28 November, 2.30 – 3.30 pm, Lecture Theatre 270 As part of our commitment to ensuring your LLB experience equips you with a wide-range of skills and opportunities, we have developed a series of Careers Cafes.  … Continue reading

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LawPALSHons Sessions

Last year, the team behind LawPALS piloted four sessions aimed at our Honours students.  The sessions were designed to ease transition from Ordinary to Honours-level study.  The sessions were popular and so we planned to run them again this year … Continue reading

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SLUG Placements (second years)

SLUG (Solicitor Links for Undergraduate Guidance) semester one placements are due to start a week today.  Placements run on either Wednesday or Friday afternoons from 24 October until 30 November. Thank you to all those you have registered their interest … Continue reading

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Universities Scotland: Briefing on Widening Access

Universities Scotland, a body made up of the Principals or Directors of Scotland’s 19 higher education institutions, recently published a paper entitled ‘Widening Access to University.’  You can find the report here: http://www.universities-scotland.ac.uk/uploads/WideningAccess%20July12.pdf It includes a summary of Universities Scotland’s position … Continue reading

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LawPALS

LawPALS is preparing for its seventh year in operation at Edinburgh Law School and is fast becoming one of our most famous exports so I thought it timely to share a short ‘Prezi’ presentation with further information about what it … Continue reading

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