St Mary’s University, Twickenham
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
Get an insight into studying Law at university by taking part in a variety of Law sessions on our two day non-residential Law Summer school. at St Mary’s University, Twickenham

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Law Summer School

University event offered by St Mary’s University, Twickenham

Event Summary:

Get an insight into studying Law at university by taking part in a variety of Law sessions on our two day non-residential Law Summer school.

Full Event Details:

Day One Tuesday 23rd June

9:30 Arrive and introduction

10:00 Campus Tour with Student Ambassadors

St Mary’s Student Ambassadors will take you on a tour of our campus, speak to you about what it is like to be a student at St Mary’s and answer any questions that you might have.

11:00 Introduction to Law and Politics and Law

We will be focussing on the sources of law and the institutions responsible for the creation of law and how these link in to politics as we know it.

12:30 Lunch
1:30 Law Session 2 – Introduction to Criminal Law

This session will give students an introduction to the basic principles of a criminal offence. A crime is made up of two parts (a guilty act and a guilty mind); we will be exploring what this means using the example of the law of murder.

3:00 Plenary
3:15 Depart

Day Two Wednesday 24th June

9:30 Arrive and introduction

10:00 Law Session 3 – Mock Trial

This will be a practical session with the students participating in a mock trial. We will focus on the criminal trial and its procedure. Students will be given guidance and material, and asked to play the roles of court personnel. This session is designed to put theoretical law into practice.

11:30 Break

11:45 Applying for university session

This session will inform you of the things that you need to think about when applying for university.

12:45 Lunch
1:45 Law Session 4 – Sports Law
'A day at the football' - an interactive workshop looking at the potential legal implications that may arise following a visit to a Premier League football match. Criminal and civil law, employment law and intellectual property rights all may have been infringed before the final whistle is blown.

3:15 Plenary
3:30 Depart

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)
Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)


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Why St Mary’s?Teaching is in our DNA. St Mary’s was founded in 1850 to train teachers in educating poor children in London. We have been recognised for our teaching excellence; Teaching at St Mary’s has been granted a Silver award within the Teacher Excellence Framework. Both our Primary and Secondary Initial Teaching Education programmes were judged by Ofsted to be ‘Outstanding’. St Mary’s is also rated as one of the top three universities for sport in England (Which? 2019) and we are no.1 in London for course and teaching satisfaction (Guardian University Guide 2020). St Mary’s is just half an ... more

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