University of Law
University of Law

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University of Law Location

London

University of Law

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London

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Key Information
Location Various, UK
Established 1876
Famous For Legal Practice Course (LPC), Bar Professional Course (BPC), LLMs, LLB and Business UG & PG
Key Information
Location Various, UK
Established 1876
Famous For Legal Practice Course (LPC), Bar Professional Course (BPC), LLMs, LLB and Business UG & PG

Overview

The University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education. Its origins can be traced back to 1876 with the formation of the leading tutorial firm Gibson & Weldon, and later on, with the establishment of The Law Society School of Law. In 1962 the two were amalgamated to establish The College of Law. UoL were the first-ever independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers and not long after, in 2012 they gained university title.

The University is at the heart of legal education as the acknowledged leader in innovative, professional legal education for prospective lawyers and professional development training for those already qualified. Over the years, we have worked with virtually every UK law firm to help meet their training and development needs, with many firms sending their trainees exclusively to us.

We made history in 2006 by becoming the first independent institution to be granted degree awarding powers by the Privy Council, leading to the development of our professionally-focused Bachelor and Master of Laws degree programmes.

With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, we continuously focus on developing the best legal minds.

Services for International Students

The University of Law have students from over 120 different nationalities who contribute to a thriving international community throughout our campuses.

We understand that moving to a new country to study is a big and exciting decision and we want to support you each step of the way to help you to settle into UK life as much possible. Our Student Support team provides welfare related advice and guidance on a number concerns around student life you might face during your time here.

We are here to ensure that you can make the most of this exciting and rewarding opportunity in the UK and will be here from the beginning until the end to support you.

Ranking

  • Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework
  • 97% of full time LPC students who passed the course in the summer, were employed within 9 months
  • 92% of full-time UK LLB students graduating in 2017 secured employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course

Accommodation

The University of Law guarantee an offer of accommodation to all first year LL.B students and international full-time LL.M students who have accepted their offer of a place and have made the University of Law their firm choice by the correct deadline. In addition, the University of Law have two additional accommodation options in London specifically for international students. For non-international full-time LL.M students, the University can provide support to help find suitable accommodation.

Location

The University of Law has centres in 12 towns and cities across the UK, and students can also study online. 

  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Chester
  • Exeter
  • Guildford
  • Leeds
  • Liverpool
  • London Bloomsbury and Moorgate
  • Manchester
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Reading

All University of Law centres provide a comfortable and stimulating learning environment for international students.

Alumni

Your time with the University does not have to end once you've completed your studies. As a graduate you are eligible to become a member of The College and University of Law Alumni Network and join a global community of over 64,000 alumni.

The Network will allow you to stay connected, remain informed and take advantage of a wealth of specially negotiated privileges and discounts.

Sadiq Khan, the current Mayor of London, is a University of Law graduate, and you could be next.

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