Student Testimonials in Film

See our students discuss what studying Law at York is really like, what makes us different from other Law Schools and sharing their experiences of the application process.

First impressions

First year law student Jamie Mallon, second year Sam Whittingham and third year Jed Meers discuss their first impressions of the law school. They explain how the building and staff put them at ease, how the course was refreshingly different from other law schools and how the facilities and equipment were excellent.

What makes us different

First year, second year and third year law students discuss what makes York Law School different to other law courses. They highlight the student focused teaching method, the collaborative atmosphere and the student law firm structure.

The interview process

First year, second year and third year law students discuss the interview process at York. From their experiences they found the interviews were focused on student’s thought processes, that they felt they were on an even keel with other applicants right from the start and that the interviews had a very set structure.

Problem based learning

First year, second year and third year law students discuss problem based learning. They share that it is not as much about problem solving as you might think, that you benefit from the shared experiences of group members and that you form strong friendships from this group working structure.

The experience of a mature student

Mature student Jeremy Coleman discusses how the course at York Law School allows integration for older students, how the staff encourage them to contribute experiences from their life and how the law school accommodates the needs of students with other commitments.

The experience of an international student

International student Ionna Katsaouni shares her experiences at York Law School.

Employment opportunities

First year, second year and third year law students discuss the employment opportunities at York Law School. They explain how you can specialise the degree to make it more relevant to which career you intend to pursue, how the law school assist students in finding employment for after university and how there are plenty of options for law students to go into non-law related jobs.