Think Like a Lawyer

4th November 2021

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Are you a Year 12 student considering studying Law at University?

Applications are open for the Think Like a Lawyer programme run by Wadham College at the University of Oxford and Linklaters, the global law firm.

Apply here

The two year programme is open to Year 12 pupils from non-selective state schools in Wadham’s link regions of: Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Luton and the London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Hackney, Havering, Islington, Newham, Redbridge and Tower Hamlets. All students selected for the programme must be eligible for free school meals.  The programme is free.

Why take part in Think Like a Lawyer?

The two-year programme will engage sixth formers in a series of academic sessions to develop the skills needed to study law at university.  Participants will also receive A-level tutoring support as well as university application and career advice.  The programme will adopt a blended approach with a mixture of online sessions alongside face-to-face sessions including visits to Wadham College, Oxford’s Law Faculty and Linklaters London office.

“We are proud to be partnering with Wadham College on this transformative programme, designed to ensure that talented students from all backgrounds have equal access to opportunity, and the tools and resources to give the best chance in embarking on a chosen career in the law.”
Fionnghuala Griggs, Trainee Recruitment Partner, Linklaters

“We’re delighted to be launching Think Like a Lawyer.  The programme offers pupils interested in studying law the opportunity to experience what studying law at Oxford is like alongside the professional insight of working with Linklaters, a global law firm.  The programme will also offer practical support with A-level study and with making successful applications to university.”
Dr Hugh Munro, Tutor for Access, Wadham College, University of Oxford

Further details on the Think Like a Lawyer programme, and how to apply can be found here

Application deadline: 17 December.

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