Roehampton Law School Welcomes Pathways to Law students

Roehampton Law School welcomed the second cohort of Pathway to Law Students at a launch event this week. 

Posted: 25 October 2017

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Dr Giles Proctor, Head of Roehampton Law School, welcomes students.

Alice Bird, Pathways to Law Coordinator said “It is hugely exciting to have the new Pathways to Law students on campus. We are look forward to working with these students throughout the next two years to help them realise their potential.”

The University of Roehampton is a partner of the Sutton Trust’s Pathways to Law Programme; an initiative that provides young pupils from non-privileged backgrounds with first-hand experience of what studying law at university is like. The aim of the programme is to widen access to the legal profession. It supports students to achieve their full potential with a robust legal education. This year forty five students have joined the programme.

Rachel Leighton, Senior Schools and Colleges Engagement Officer said ‘It is especially fantastic to have so many parents here this evening, supporting their sons and daughters with their journey ahead. Taking part in Pathways to Law is a huge opportunity for these students, and is part of Roehampton’s wider commitment to supporting students to progress to the university of their choice, regardless of their background, through the work of the Schools and Colleges Engagement Team.”

Head of Roehampton Law School, Giles Proctor said “We are delighted to be a part of this programme which affirms the University’s vision and welcome pupils from nearby schools. We have a ‘law in practice’ series of activities offering students many opportunities to gain practical law experience, increase their knowledge of law, and meet with our current law students and supportive law staff.”

Find out more about Sutton Trust’s Pathways to Law programme offered at the University of Roehampton.

Roehampton Law School provides students with the skills they need to succeed, through teaching that focuses on how to practise the law and applying it to everyday life. 

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