UNIQ Summer School

Students attend lectures and talks at the faculty over a period of four days, with a typical day usually being 9am-4.30pm. This year students participated in a mock court hearing, tried their hand at commercial negotiation and took part in a tutorial with one of our graduate students. They also had lectures on topics such as criminal law and Brexit. There is also much more do to outside the faculty, with sessions on interviews, personal statements and student finance available.

In 2019, the UNIQ Law Summer School will take place on:

  • Monday 8 - Thursday 11 July.
  • Monday 15 - Thursday 18 July.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be in your first year of A-levels (or equivalent).
  • Attend a UK state school/college/sixth form/academy.
  • Be a UK resident settled in the UK at the time of applying to UNIQ with no restrictions on the period for which you may stay in the UK. You must have been resident in the UK from October 2017, and this residence should not have been wholly or mainly for the purpose of receiving full-time education during any part of it.
  • Have attained 5 GCSE A* or equivalent.
  • Your socio-economic background is also taken into account, so factors like where you live will be looked at. Further information is available here.

How do I apply?

Applications for 2019 are now OPEN! Please note applications close on 28 January 2019, and no applications can or will be considered after this deadline.

For further information, and to apply, please visit the UNIQ Website


Freshfields ExpLaw Summer School

There is no separate application process for Freshfields ExpLaw Summer School - you will be automatically considered if you apply for UNIQ. The programme lasts for two days, and students take part in tutorials, lectures and visit different colleges for lunch and a tour. The sponsoring law firm, Freshfields, also sends representatives who give a talk on routes into law and join students for lunch.