Agata Poznańska graduated in July 2018 with a first class LLB Law degree. In September she started studying for an LLM in International and European Union Law at the University of Amsterdam. Her dissertation was supervised by Dr Agata Fijalkowski.
John Ellis is a third year student on our LLB Law (Study Abroad) degree. He is spending his year studying at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Netherlands. He will be blogging regularly about his time there.
Becky Reeve applied for a career mentor as part of the Mentoring Programme, and was paired up with Inspector Damian Billington at Staffordshire Police.
Alicia Barczak graduated in July 2018 with a first class honours LLB Law (International) degree. She began studying for her LPC at BPP Law School in September 2018. Her dissertation was supervised by Professor James Sweeney.
This year the Law School launched a new module called ‘Learning Together’ for Criminology students. The module entails students making weekly visits to Lancaster Farms Prison to ‘learn together’ with the prisoners, or learners, at Lancaster Farms.
The USA Global Experiences trip was a fantastic opportunity to network with some of the most successful people working in Law, and to gain insights into how the profession works in a different jurisdiction.
The opportunity to go and visit the USA was simply amazing. Throughout the trip we got to meet legal professionals working in federal, civil, and corporate law. Our trip was split into visiting two incredible cities; Boston and New York.
Three thousand one hundred and thirteen miles across the North Atlantic Ocean; 14 law students; one Global Experience.
On Monday 12th March 2018, I was one of four Lancaster law students who had the honour of mooting in the Supreme Court before Lord Briggs.
During my first year as a student, I received an email from the Criminology Office advertising a vacancy with the Independent Monitoring Board (IMB) at Lancaster Prison. I did some research and discovered that members of the IMB are appointed by the Minister of Justice to carry out routine visits in every prison in the UK to monitor conduct and ensure the fair treatment of prisoners. As a Criminology student, with a specific interest in prisons and prison policy, I immediately applied.