University of Kent - Law Webinar Series
17 November 2022
17:00 - 18:00 ET
Not sure which Law School to choose?
On Thursday, November 17th at 5 pm ET, SI-UK will be joined by representatives Johanne Thompson and Laura Charleton from the University of Kent's School of Law as part of our Law Webinar Series.
The University of Kent
The University of Kent is a vibrant, creative and inclusive university seeking to make their mark. When you choose Kent for international study, you're choosing the perfect gateway to the world beyond. A place for unlocking your ambition. Taking your vision forwards. Achieving your goals. You’ll join a diverse community.
With 157 nationalities on campus, the world is on your doorstep at Kent. You’ll become part of their diverse and friendly community and make friends with people from all over the globe through their many student societies, sports clubs and international groups.
Whether your next step is to discover more about your interests or pursue a long-standing career ambition, they will work together to help you shape your future. As well as outstanding teaching that exposes you to new ideas, you’ll have access to first-class facilities, academic and well-being support, and a host of extra-curricular opportunities to extend
To support you during your studies, Kent's generous scholarship fund includes awards for musical and
sporting excellence and exclusive scholarships for international students.
Kent Law School
Kent Law School is one of the UK’s leading Law schools. They have a distinctively critical approach, placing Law within the wider context of society. Recognized excellence in teaching, world-class research, and an award-winning Law clinic create an intellectually stimulating environment in which to study the Law. Ranked 2nd in the UK by the latest Times Higher Education Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) for its research quality.
You are taught in a supportive environment which encourages your intellectual and personal development. When you start your degree, you are assigned an Academic Adviser who assists and supports you.
The University of Kent is equipped with the latest academic resources and facilities to support your legal education. Our state-of-the-art Wigoder Law Building has a replica courtroom where you can develop advocacy skills before a bench composed of local judges, practising barristers, solicitors, and lecturers. It’s also the home of Kent Law Clinic, where students work and learn under the supervision of Law Clinic solicitors.
Speaker profile - Johanne Thompson
Johanne Thompson is a graduate of the University of Kent. She completed her LLM in Law at Kent.
She convenes and teaches criminal law to LLB students, advanced criminal law to Senior Status and Joint Honours students and also Certificate in Law Route to LLB (CiL) students. She convenes and teaches Performing Effectively in Law to CiL students.
She is Deputy Director of Education for stage 1, Director for Value and the stage 2 Revision Conference. She is also Deputy Director of Admissions with Canadian responsibilities.
Her undergraduate teaching responsibilities span across Criminal Law and Advanced Criminal Law, Performing Effectively in Law and Client Interviewing Skills.
Speaker profile - Laura Charleton
Laura Charleton has over ten years of experience in higher education, convening law modules specifically designed for non-law students. These modules introduce non-lawyers to the English legal system, the sources of law and the law of evidence.
Previously Laura was a Barrister, specializing in criminal trial advocacy for both the prosecution and the defence in the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. Her practice also included civil litigation and family disputes.
Her undergraduate teaching responsibilities span Evidence, Forensic Science, Family law and Legal Process.
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