Am I eligible to apply?
Students applying must meet the following criteria:
Attend a state-funded, non fee-paying school/college
Be in Year 10 or in Year 11 (Key Stage 4) at the moment of application
Be living in Oxfordshire, Buchinghamshire, Berkshire, Swindon or Milton Keynes
Be interested in studying law or a pursue a legal career
In addition, preference will be given to students who are:
The first generation in their family to attend university
From deprived postcodes as evidenced by POLAR, IMD or ACORN
Have been in receipt of Free School Meals whilst at secondary school
Have attended schools with a lower than average progression to higher education, or a higher than average proportion of students who qualify for Free School Meals
Have parent(s)/guardian(s) who qualify for means-tested benefits
Have been looked after or in care
Priority will be given to applications who meet the most criteria.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost?
The event is free and assistance with the cost of travel is available on request.
I am studying at an independent school. Why can't I apply for Pathways to Law?
The programme is designed to offer opportunities to students from under-represented backgrounds. There has been much research published regarding widening participation which has concluded that these students are mostly found in state schools.
How do I apply to attend these events in Year 10 or 11?
We will liaise with local schools and teachers in the area to see if they'd like to take part. If you'd like your school to get involved, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.