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UoM School of Law Employability Conference

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The School of Law

Employability Conference for Second Year Undergraduates

Monday 25 September 2016, 11.30am – 5.00pm

King’s House Conference Centre, Manchester


The School of Law Employability Conference will take place on the 25th September and is compulsory for all second year students as part of the Year 2 Welcome Week activities. The conference provides a great opportunity to gain first hand knowledge of all the opportunities both your Law and Criminology degrees can provide. With talks and panels from a range of careers and the opportunity for networking with speakers and guests,the Conference can help you find out more about what career opportunities your degree can provide and how best to pursue a career in these fields.


The day will commence with an introduction by Professor Toby Seddon, Head of the School of Law, followed by an address from our Key Note Speaker, Sir Peter Fahy, Honourary Profressor and former Chief Constable of Greater Manchester. The School of Law is passionate in its ambition to enhance our students’ academic studies by providing a variety of lectures and workshops specifically tailored for our second year students. We have many years’ experience of working with the Careers Service and employers to deliver focussed sessions and we look forward to seeing you all on Monday 25 September.


There will be a selection of workshops to include:

- What do Solicitors and Barristers Actually Do?

- Routes to Qualifying as a Solicitor & Barrister

- Making the most of your degree at the School of Law

- Working in the public, social and criminal justice sector


The day will close with a Panel Session, during which our guest employers will speak about their own experiences, and finally a Question and Answer session with the panel members.


Lunch will be included, with refreshments throughout the day. If you have any questions, please contact:

alex.burnett-scott@manchester.ac.uk

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