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Southampton Law School

What Our Students Think

Undergraduate testimonials

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The staff at the Law School are experts in their fields, meaning that you're always getting the highest quality of education
Lara Ali - Law LLB
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Southampton is my new home. Here I feel welcomed all the time, I feel I receive all the support I need, here I am encouraged to improve myself.
Malina Ioana Amortoaie - LLB (HONS) BA OF LAWS WITH YIE
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I chose Southampton so that I would be able to take part in, and engage with the employability services. I was always interested in the advocacy aspect of being a lawyer, so the opportunity to do mooting in the first year was a key factor in my decision. I was also attracted by the large variety of optional modules that were available
Annabel Andreou - Law
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When I visited, the people I met and the University itself gave me an odd sense of belonging. It felt more personable than other places and I could see myself living, working and enjoying being there.
Callum Beamish - LLB (Law)
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I am confident to say that the teaching standards and the extra-curricular opportunities offered by the University have played a central role in reaching my professional objectives.
Letizia Corsi - LLB European Legal Studies - Graduated 2015
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Having immersed myself in my degree and the Inns of Court Society at Southampton, I found staff across the whole university, not just the Law School, have helped me achieve my goals.
Tom Davies - LLB Law (Hons)
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There are a wealth of relevant and stimulating opportunities on offer for students willing to engage with the course beyond their reading lists.
Estian Deysel - LLB Law 1st year student
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I chose Southampton as my first choice due to the fact on open days it stressed the employability of Southampton students as well as the possibility of a scholarship for achieving over and above the grades.
Lauren Etherington - LLB Law
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I chose Southampton for two main reasons. Firstly, because it was one of the recommended schools for the JD pathway by Across the Pond. Secondly, my friend who attended this university a couple of years before I started talked to me about the great approach taken by the professors here in helping students to succeed in what can be an extremely challenging degree.
Emal Faiz - LLB JD Pathway
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The most valuable experiences in my time here emerged from the opportunities to meet and form bonds with people from several different walks of life through life at halls, in school and out of the classroom.
Marc Goh - LLB
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Within my degree, I have participated in speed mooting and negotiating competition in first year and in second year I was a first year PASS mentor and I took part in the Streetlaw scheme. I represented the law school on open days.
Nicola Howlett Howlett - Law LLB
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Being a law student at Southampton has allowed me to pursue my ambitions in an environment that is inspirational, safe and intellectually stimulating. I could not have chosen a better law school.
Jadesola Ige - Law with European Legal Studies (LLB) 2013-2017
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Having the opportunity to be taught, and get to know, some of the best legal minds in the country meant the chance to gain the best legal education possible.
Abigail Jackson - LLB Law
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I chose Southampton because it was everything I was looking for in a university; beautiful campus, engaging teaching staff, and a sense of community between students
Mark Kiggundu - Law
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The support and assistance provided by the staff in the Law School also made the whole experience enjoyable. Staff members are always there to answer our queries. In order to facilitate a more in-depth discussion, they would encourage students to step out of their comfort zone and slowly develop their judgment and communication skills. This is beneficial in preparing us for a career in the legal sector.
James Kwong - LLB
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Southampton boasts fantastic employability statistics and is part of the prestigious Russell group. It is known for its high standard of teaching and I saw from reviews online that the university as a whole is a fun and friendly place to work with numerous support groups for any unhappy or struggling students.
George Laidlaw - Law, L.L.B
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I chose the University of Southampton primarily for its reputation and in being a Russell Group University. Although I wasn’t sure if I wanted a career in Law when I was looking at universities, I knew that having my undergraduate degree from Southampton would stand me in good stead when applying for graduate schemes.
Anna Leathem - LLB with International Legal Studies
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I have thoroughly enjoyed my University experience, my highlights of studying Law here are the day I visited Winchester Court on what turned out to be a very dramatic and exciting case.
Joanna Line - LLB
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Come in with a positive attitude and a willingness to try something new, come in with an open mind, and you may have one of the best experiences of your life!
Angelo Mogan - LLB Accelerated
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There are many opportunities to get involved. I’ve found being a part of societies and committees has given me the chance to interact with students and staff. This has been a really valuable and rewarding experience.
Minh Nguyen - LLB
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My time at Southampton Law School has taught me many practical and academic skills that will be invaluable for my future career.
Emma Nottingham - LLB (Law) alumnus and PhD Law
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I chose Southampton because it was everything I was looking for in a University; outstanding standard of teaching, a super friendly atmosphere between staff and students, as well as a good work/life balance.
Jess-Aria Nown - LLB Law
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LLM Challenge which I participated helped me develop a more mature researching skill and strengthened my group working ability.
Haozhen Qu - LLM Maritime Law
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Southampton Law School has given me all the help and encouragement I could ever need. The programme is really good, it is challenging but there is a lot of support along the way.
Elisabeth Squires - LLB (Law)
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The resources that we are provided with at the law school are brilliant and we have absolutely everything that we need.
Ryan West - LLB

Postgraduate testimonials

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Southampton University has one of the best LLM Maritime courses in the UK.
Dimitra Apostolopoulou - LLM Maritime Law
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I chose Southampton Law School because not only is the Law School a world leader in the maritime law field, it is also a highly rated University for research work.
Debo Awofeso -
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I graduated from Southampton with a law degree in 2004 but wanted to further my knowledge of the technical and legal aspects of computer science and communications. The LLM (IT and Telecoms Law) by distance learning was a great choice, enabling me to fit in studying alongside my busy life and my job as a senior communications lawyer for Vodafone.
Neil Brown - LLM Information Technology and Telecommunications Law
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The teachers of the Maritime Law are excellent. They are not only professional in the theory knowledge but also full of practical experience since many of them are successful solicitors as well.
Andrea Chen - LLM (Maritime Law) 2016
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Southampton Law School was the best place for me to study maritime law. I knew of the reputation of its academic staff and the University of Southampton.
Wassim Dbouk - LLM Maritime Law
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Having done my research, there was no doubt that the University of Southampton was the place to go to study maritime law... the quality of the tutors and their publications was outstanding.
Luca Forgione - LLM
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I always wanted to come here and I’m having a marvellous time meeting new people and really getting to grips with the law
Ravi Jawani - Maritime law
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I have gained strong confidence at the University of Southampton for my future career.
Pierre-Louis Merer - LLM Maritime Law
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My advice to fellow students is - aspire to inspire your fellow classmates and effect change in your wider communities, take full advantage of the research facilities and rigorous legal education.
Serge-Delors Ndikum -
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Southampton is one of -if not the best - place to undertake an LLM in Maritime Law.
Beate Nygaard - LLM Maritime Law
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I chose the University of Southampton because of its stellar academic and professional reputation in the field, but I soon realised that the Law School offers so much more than that.
Artur Parkhomenko - LLM Maritime Law 2016
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My choice of the University of Southampton was carefully considered. After gathering advice from people working in the same field, it has become obvious that the Southampton Law School provides high quality training, mainly because of the excellent reputation achieved by the LLM
Charlotte Peignon - LLM Maritime Law
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It was important to me to study abroad and it was a major decision where to go. I have felt very good here. This has been an experience which has opened my mind and changed my life.
Liliana Maria Rodriguez - LLM Commercial Law
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The diversity of the cohort on the LLM Maritime Law made it a fun and interesting experience
Tracey Sellors - Maritime LLM 2016
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The most exciting aspect of my PhD programme is, without a doubt, my topic, the growing 'dronization' and the intellectual property issues resulting from it.
Paulina E. Sikorska - LLB, LLM
Photo of Sofia Syreloglou
The course was very demanding and fast paced, offering a wide spectrum of knowledge.
Sofia Syreloglou - Maritime Law, 2016
Photo of Angeliki Valsami
The advice I would give to a student starting their degree at Southampton is to be prepared to work hard and to know that the teaching staff will be there to support your efforts.
Angeliki Valsami - LLM
Photo of Huixin Xu
Southampton is a brilliant choice for your study and life. It can provide almost everything needed, nice staffs, great facilities, delicious cuisines and wonderful entertainment as well.
Huixin Xu - LLM Maritime Law

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