Humanities & Social Sciences placements

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences' students share their placement and year abroad experiences.

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  • London Legal Walk

    At this time when we are celebrating the anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta, supporting access to justice remains as essential as ever. Lord Neuberger   A team of us from Simmons & Simmons, along with the Lord...

  • In Sickness and in Health Care – A Love Letter to the NHS

    The results of the UK General Election and subsequent discussions over what the future holds for the National Health Service has inevitably lead me to reflect on the huge differences between the American and British health-care systems. For the last...

  • I Have Walked Through the Gates of Hell

    I joined the gym this month. Apparently after eight months of witnessing the seams on my jeans get increasingly threateningly strained, I have decided to “get into shape”. I really don’t think that is an appropriate phrase though – I am in...

  • Moreland Reading Scheme

    I have fond memories of the reading corner at my primary school and so when I heard about the firm's reading mentoring scheme at Moreland Primary School I decided to get involved. I have been involved for the past few...

  • Greek Life West of the Mediterranean

    Last week, I hopped on a plane and made my way to Duke University in North Carolina to visit my sister from another mister. Seeing her again after eight months of separation was the primary purpose of the trip, obviously,...

  • Take 3

    I can’t believe it’s been so long since I last wrote. A whole month! And of course, like everything with this year - so much has changed in so little time. The first thing to say to all you out...

  • LGBT History Month

    LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) History Month in February aims to celebrate the achievements and progression for the LGBT community in the UK and as a Stonewall Star Performer Simmons & Simmons hosted a variety of events. I work...

  • Last minute tourist

    Last Saturday I headed to Toledo on the high-speed rail line from Madrid, with plans to meet another girl working at the school at the train station there ready for a day of exploring. However, when I sat down I...

  • A Tale of Three Cities – MTL (3/3)

    It is probably time I finished this three-part series; I admit I have slacked a little and I can imagine the suspense is killing you (mystery reader). So what did I get down to in Montreal? About -30C (*ba-dum-cha* I hate...