International professionals speed dating
As well as the learning materials, it makes students feel more connected to the University. They can now meet us and put a face to the name.” Lindi Coetzee, a Senior Lecturer at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University who facilitated a session on Street Law as part of the regional revision weekend, said: “As a facilitator, it’s giving me time to get feedback from the students and it allows that further opportunity to debrief and address any other issues that they might want to discuss.” Speaking to a number of current LLB students at the event, it became clear that both the revision weekends and the dinner were hugely welcomed.
“The evening has been very useful,” said Samuel Innocent Sesay.
Meeting with the professionals today has been useful, because they tell you what their struggles are and they also give you some pointers about the subjects, and how to make your CV stand out.” Graduating in 2014 and now lecturing in law, Paul Dale, one of the six participating alumni, noted: “I really enjoyed the LLB, the journey of doing a degree.
Within five months of getting my results I got my first job lecturing in law, teaching legal secretaries the legal element. I’ve always wanted to do a Ph D, and I’ve been offered a Ph D, starting in September, with the University of Birmingham, in Jurisprudence of International Law.
We’ve had students from over 30 countries, and they are primarily independent students which has been wonderful for them because they’ve actually been able to interact with other students on the course which they would not normally be able to do.
They’ve had intensive study in connection with these subjects, they’ve had two tutors, they’ve had a range of teaching and learning methodology – lectures, workshops and quizzes – which have contributed towards their learning of the subject.
I’ve also been offered a different teaching role, so at the moment I’m at a crossroads. ” Situated beside the elaborately carved oak screen at the east end of the Hall, below the minstrels’ gallery that has played host to many notable musicians down the centuries – including the Elizabethan composer, lutenist and singer, John Dowland – the musical entertainment on this occasion was provided by the beautiful playing of the Jaeger Quartet (pictured left), with repertoire that ranged from Mozart Divertimenti to arrangements of Gershwin songs.
And it’s not just a case of: I’ve got a law degree, I’m going to be a lawyer.“This week, we’ve had four days of the regional revision course.It’s been the Intermediate subjects, which are primarily the First Year subjects.Professional Speed-Dating as part of training Professional speed dating, or sometimes called speed networking, is derived from traditional speed-dating which is defined as an organised event for the purpose of meeting people you would like to date.
However, professional speed-dating just uses the same format in order to facilitate business contacts.It also feels good to be here, to rub shoulders with these people.