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Student Societies

Here at Northumbria we endeavour to make sure you have the best student experience. To help achieve this, there are a range of student societies to get involved with during your time at Northumbria.


 

Northumbria Bar Society

Our Bar Society is for everyone.

It’s for those beginning their legal journey and are questioning the roles of barrister or solicitor, for those on the Bar course having chosen, it’s also for alumni and university staff, all are welcome.

This year, supporting our student members is a vital part of the society. We know law school is hard and the bar course specifically, so we will have separate Bar course specific and all year’s revision sessions, regular ‘Wellbeing and Working’ drop ins, to come to chill and relax or work amongst friends and dedicated wellbeing representatives to speak to.

Networking events will be an essential part of the legal journey, we will be running workshops on how to make the most of these along with the events themselves which will involve meeting Barristers and judges. Inn of Court sessions, will assist in understanding the differences and application processes. There will be application and interview workshops to help with preparing applications, following up and dealing with rejections.

Finally, We want you all to be involved, so once you sign up, join our Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/NorthumbriaBarSociety) to keep updated and to pop down any ideas or feedback you have for us.

The Committee:

Shireen Bayat: President and wellbeing officer (shireen.bayat@northumbria.ac.uk)

Iqra Hussain: Vice President and Bar Course Wellbeing coordinator (iqra.hussain@northumbria.ac.uk)

Rebecca Thornley : Secretary and Wellbeing coordinator(rebecca.thornley@northumbria.ac.uk)

Caitlin Hall : Treasurer and wellbeing officer (caitlin.hall@northumbria.ac.uk)

Abigail Sellers : Social Secretary and wellbeing officer (abigail.sellers@northumbria.ac.uk)

 

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Women In Law Society

 

The Women in Law society was created to provide support and encouragement to all women with an interest in law!

Whether you’re studying law currently, are thinking about doing a conversion course or simply have an interest in the law, this society is for you.

Women can face many challenges when entering into the world of law and business, and this society aims to build confidence, share experiences and bring together women with the same interests!

 

- Attend talks given by women in the world of law and business

- Get the chance to network with women from many different firms and positions

- Meet other women with the same goals as you

- Share experiences and support each other

- Group nights out and activities to make lifelong friends!

Meet the committee!:

President: Olivia Blyth

Treasurer: Rohini Malhotra and Grace Hunter

Secretary: Laura Long

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