March 2, 2019
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Toronto Super Session
Events at this Super Session:
- UK Law School Presentation
- UK Law School Mini Fair
- Advising Sessions
Are you interested in studying law in the United Kingdom? Join CLFA and our partner universities for our Super Session! The CLFA Team and representatives from our partner universities will be at the High Park Ballrooms at the Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel from 14:00 – 18:00 EST on March 2nd. At the session you will learn about the important aspects of studying Law in the UK as a Canadian International Student. You will also be able to meet the CLFA team and UK law school representatives in person and ask them any questions you have during the mini fair! Law professors from our partner universities are available to discuss the programmes and areas of research in their respective law schools.
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Meet law professors and international officers from the following universities:
University of Birmingham - Paul McConnell
For almost 100 years, Birmingham Law School has made a major contribution to teaching and scholarship. The Law School is located in Britain's second largest city, and is ranked in the top 100 law schools in the world. Birmingham Law School currently has nearly 100 Canadian Law students following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and also has a number of Canadian teaching staff. We offer a two year LLB for Graduates programme, as well as modules with a Canadian Law focus, and an annual Canadian Legal Careers Conference.
Brunel University London – Dr. Phil Larkin
Brunel Law School is a diverse and vibrant community where you will be supported in your studies and encouraged to develop your skills for your future career. The Brunel Law School has strong industry links, allowing us to offer placements in a variety of legal environments to strengthen your learning and professional experience.
City, University of London – Prof. Chris Ryan
University of Essex – Tim Pilkington and Dr. Clotilde Pegorier
We are Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. We’re on the side of people with guts – rebels with a cause. At Essex you’re taught by world-leading academics in a supportive and research-intense environment - we place 51st in the world for Law (THE Good University Guide 2019). We have also been ranked as gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017) which means we deliver an excellent educational experience. Because of all of this and more, we won University of the Year in the THE Awards 2018.
University of Exeter – Dr. Sue Prince and Christina Walton
Each year we welcome students from Canada, and we currently have around 50 Canadian students studying at all levels with us at Exeter. The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group. It has approximately 19,000 full time students, 25 per cent of whom are International. Our thriving multi-national community of staff and students from over 130 countries ensures you will receive a warm welcome if you choose to study with us here at Exeter.
University of Kent – Johanne Thompson
University of Leeds – Prof. Norma Martin-Clement
Queen’s University Belfast - Dr. Kevin Brown
The Law School at Queen's is ranked one of the top in the UK and Ireland. Law has been taught at Queen’s for over 150 years. Queen’s is very proud of this heritage – which is reflected in the rankings the School has consistently enjoyed. You will be taught by scholars from all over the world, many of whom have international reputations in their fields and all are committed teachers and researchers. The School is situated in the heart of a beautiful campus located just 15 minutes walk from Belfast City Centre in Northern Ireland. The Law School recently moved into a new $35 million building providing first class facilities including a courtroom and recording studio.
University of Sussex – Craig Lind
University of Southampton – Sian Steggles
Join a world top-100 University and complete your Law degree at Southampton Law School. Southampton Law School is a small, welcoming and collegial community in which our Canadian students thrive. With around 50 Canadian Law students, and an active Canadian Law Society, Southampton Law School provides a fantastic platform on which to launch your law career. Graduate in just two years with our LLB JD Pathway (two year accelerated programme), and get a head start with our Canadian Constitutional Law programme. Study on our leafy green campus in the coastal cosmopolitan city of Southampton and benefit from the city of London just over one hour’s journey on the train.
University of York – Stephen Levett
York Law School offers a radical and innovative approach to the study of law. We offer a three year LLB, a two year LLB for university graduates, and a range of LLM programs. Our method of teaching and learning is distinctive – we are the only UK law school to base our undergraduate degrees on problem-based learning. As members of student ‘law firms,’ students work on simulated, real-life, law problems presented by virtual clients. Currently, there are around 35 Canadians studying at York Law School, our graduates are well placed to take up roles in the legal profession and beyond.
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We hope to see you on March 2nd!