Designed specifically for bright, motivated students looking to further their studies in Law in preparation for a Law degree or for general enhancement of their legal knowledge, our Law Summer School courses are packed with first-class teaching from our expert faculty, as well as guidance and advice on university applications.
Our Law Summer School will run in Oxford, Cambridge, London, and St Andrews in Summer 2020.
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Our Law programmes are available in the deeply academic cities of Oxford, Cambridge, St Andrews and London.
Students will live and study in authentic university accommodation: the perfect scholarly environment in which to take your academic career to the next level.
The vibrant city centres, meanwhile, are the perfect size for a short stay, with plenty to explore and discover.
On our Law School Preparation programme, in particular, students focus on honing the necessary skills to secure a place in a reputable Law school and – ultimately – a top Law firm. Even our younger students are encouraged to consider what a career in Law entails, and which skills can be developed while still at school.
The expert faculty we employ during the summer has extensive experience of applications, and the guidance they are able to give to their charges could be the difference in determining the course of an ambitious student’s career.
Depending on age and programme choice, students will have the opportunity to experience a variety of subject-specific activities and excursions.
From witnessing a real criminal trial at a London court to working on moots and mock trials back in the classroom, each student will leave ORA with a clearer sense of how the UK legal system operates. These trips help to foster a genuine interest in the day-to-day reality of life as a legal practitioner, and students are often left profoundly impressed by the displays of professionalism they witness in these real-life environments. Our trips are a brilliant reason to attend one of our legal courses!
Law is a highly demanding and desirable profession, so we seek to provide students with valuable insight into what a top Law school or Law firm requires of its applicants.
We aim to provide a realistic sense of what a legal career involves, as well as a strong set of transferable skills that will be of equal use at school and in the workplace. These practical skills and experiences are highly valued at the point of application for higher study, making the experience gained on an ORA summer course potentially invaluable.
An ORA Law summer course is the ideal place to forge connections with other budding lawyers, and share your experiences of and enthusiasm for the subject.
It’s not all work, either – when not in class you will have the opportunity to enjoy ORA’s signature parties and a variety of workshops and excursions! Some of the friendships made on ORA summer courses have lasted long into adult life for our students – the sort of connections of which many universities would be proud.
Of course, the value of fruitful tutelage by our teachers shouldn’t be underestimated, either.
Our Law Summer Schools take place in the glorious premises of the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London and the University of St Andrews.