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Are you looking for practical insight into a career in law? The Exceptional Program Law summer program will show you what roles in the industry really involve, using project-based learning and practical study. You will research and explore real-world scenarios, working alongside other academically talented participants to innovate and pitch a groundbreaking solution. Interactive workshops and networking events offer you the opportunity to learn from the professionals, to see where you would best fit in the industry.
Join our London summer school and immerse yourself in the thrill of studying with Summer Courses! Stay at one of the city's premier academic institutions, University College London (UCL), situated in the heart of Bloomsbury on Gower Street. UCL's campus offers convenient access to some of London's most iconic landmarks, including the British Museum, Covent Garden, and the world-renowned Oxford Street shopping district.
- 13 nights accommodation in central London
- Visits to leading industries
- 40 hours of project sessions from subject experts
- Real-world project workshops
- 1:1 Career Coaching
- Full and half day excursions to iconic London landmarks
- Formal dinner at a top London restaurant
- Graduation ceremony and certificate
- Detailed Career Development Plan from your personal coach
- Comprehensive summer school insurance
- Mentor family photograph
Our Career Insights accommodation, Astor College, is an award-winning dynamic facility which is also linked to University College London (UCL). This is the ideal place to stay if it excites you to be surrounded by world-leading education institutions.
Just a four-minute walk from Goodge Street Underground Station, and a twelve-minute walk from The British Museum, The British Library and Russell Square, the accommodation is perfectly located for social and cultural activities.
Participants stay in comfortable single, en-suite bedrooms with access to common rooms and social spaces with pool tables and quiet study areas, perfect for downtime.
Breakfast and dinner are provided in our accommodation by catering teams that provide meals for university students during term time. The staff are well accustomed to a variety of dietary requirements and will be happy to advise which foods are appropriate for you.
If you have a food allergy, we request that you speak to staff at mealtimes to confirm allergens as an additional precautionary measure, though your dietary information is shared with the catering teams in advance of your arrival.
Money we recommend that participants bring £80 per week to cover
lunch each day, plus any souvenirs that they may wish to purchase.
Various banks and ATMs are available throughout London, and Visa and
Mastercard are widely accepted.
Participants should arrive between 2 pm and 5 pm on the first Sunday of the programme. Our team will be ready and waiting to welcome you, register you, and show you to your accommodation. Please note that your accommodation may not be ready until 3pm.
If you are arriving at London Heathrow Airport, we are able to offer a shared airport transfer service. This is a chaperoned service departing from London Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 and travelling directly to the colleges in Cambridge/Oxford. Do not worry if you will be arriving to any other Heathrow terminal - our dedicated pastoral team will be there to meet you and escort to Terminal 3 for departure to your college
The transfers depart at 11:00, 14:00 and 17:00 on the Sunday of arrivals. On the final Saturday of the programme, the transfers to London Heathrow Airport depart at 07:00 and 12:00. This will be available to book for a fee per journey after enrolment.
Specific details, such as contact numbers, are shared with participants nearer the time of the programme.
If you are arriving at another airport, or by alternative means, further details about arrivals and departures are shared in your Welcome Pack, sent with your confirmation of enrolment.
To book the shared airport transfer service, which will cost £90.00 each way,
Are you looking for practical insight into a career in law? The Exceptional Law Program will show you what roles in the industry really involve, using project-based learning and practical study. You will research and explore real-world scenarios, working alongside other academically talented participants to innovate and pitch a groundbreaking solution. Interactive workshops and networking events offer you the opportunity to learn from professionals, to see where you would best fit in the industry.
On the Law programme, subject-focused days include workshops with:
You will explore concepts and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world. In classes averaging 7 students, you will be guided by expert project leads who offer an insight into their industry. Our rigorous vetting process guarantees that all participants are taught by engaging and supportive educators who are, most of all, enthusiastic about sharing their expertise to ensure our summer school teaching is of the highest quality. It is an unrivalled academic experience.
Theory and Research: This introductory module addresses key questions about the nature of law in our society and the relationship between law and power. You will revisit law theory across a range of areas, including international law, tort law, criminal law and contract law. You will use skills to investigate real-life case studies, presenting your findings.
Practical Experience: On the Law programme, trips can include visits to the UK Houses of Parliament, The University of Law, The Supreme Court and the Royal Courts of Justice. We will join a London Assembly public meeting to get an insight into the workings of law in relation to the public sector and visit the Old Bailey, the capital’s principal criminal court.
Real-world Project: You will examine case studies in a chosen area of law, using theory and practical experiences to develop your own position. Using elements of a mock trial, you will be able to make the most of essential skill sessions including public speaking, debating and collaborative thinking to manage your courtroom and present your arguments.
Professional Development: Bridging the gap between education and the world of work, this module offers an insight into existing and emerging careers in law. These sessions are made up of guest lectures and expert panel discussions with speakers from Harvard Law School, the University of Oxford and Cambridge, ‘Magic Circle’ law firms like Clifford Chance and city firms such as Taylor Wessing LLP.
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