The weather in the Netherlands is pretty similar to England, which means that November sees bitter cold, lots of rain and darkness at 4pm. Most people who live close enough for a short visit home went after our block 1 exams, but as I chose to travel instead, the change in weather brought homesickness with… More Winter and study in Leiden
Hi all! In this post I will be talking about fall break and my first ever American Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a huge holiday in America, celebrated to give thanks for family and friends. Luckily I had family friends close by who invited Remi and myself for a proper American thanksgiving feast. I did not have… More Thanksgiving and a Trip to LA!
Hey y’all! In this post, I will be discussing a time-honoured tradition at American law schools: pro bono work. Pro bono stands for legal work done by lawyers and law students for the good of the community; that means that they are not getting paid, and usually the projects involve legal work done on… More Rise and Shine for Good Deeds
A Day in the Life of a UNC Law Student Hello everyone! I thought it might be fun to let y’all know what an average day as a UNC law student looks like. Of course, this isn’t exactly how everyday goes, but it’s an idea of what I get up to on the regular. 6.45am:… More A Day in the Life of a UNC Law Student
Hey y’all! Chapel Hill is a lovely place, filled with beautiful architecture, great academic resources, and awesome food. However, after not leaving the town for over two months (in fact, I did leave once: I went four miles east to Raleigh, to a homeware store, and bought a pan), I decided that Fall Break would… More Fall Break – Goodbye North Carolina, Hello Massachusetts
It’s November and snowing, and any illusions I had about Italian weather have been shattered. It’s winter now, and with the gloomy weather, the reality of exams and essays has hit – in Bologna, modules change each semester, so I have exams each semester too. Nevertheless, I’m looking forward to resuming the more chilled #erasmuslife… More Italian Culture (by which I mean food)
Hi everyone, it’s Rishi (LLB and JD Double Degree Program) again! In this month’s post, I will be covering class material, TAs and professional opportunities. Class Material and TAs Law school in the US follows a semester system meaning that your classes change every semester. This means that as Christmas approaches, it also means that… More Managing your workload and professional opportunities at CLS
Hey y’all! This blog post will be a little different form my previous ones: as the deadline to apply for a year abroad draws closer, I will be focusing on giving tips on how to decide on a university. These ideas are by no means universal, but they do represent some factors I found… More Tips for Picking A Study Abroad Destination
Tar Heels catching the 99% solar eclipse After nearly a week of settling in and exploring the town of Chapel Hill (and getting to see a 98% solar eclipse), the time came to begin our instruction at Carolina Law. Monday started with us exchange students being allocated time to recite the… More Welcome to Law School – The Socratic Method
Hello everyone- my name is Katharina Rogozina and I am spending my third year at the Centre for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS) in Holborn, London! Settling in: Having studied at King’s for the first two year of my LLB degree, studying at CTLS’s campus near Chancery Lane was not much of an adjustment location wise.… More Hello from CTLS!