Think Like a Lawyer

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Wadham College
Parks Road
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Age 16-17 (year 12)
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Applications are now open for the Think Like A Lawyer programme at Wadham College, University of Oxford, in collaboration with Linklaters LLP.

Think Like a Lawyer is a free, two-year programme for Year 12 students attending a non-selective state school who have an interest in studying at a top university, and pursuing a career in the legal sector.

Each participating student will benefit from:

  • An academic programme of 8 online sessions designed to develop skills and knowledge relevant to studying Law at the University of Oxford
  • 20 hours of 1-1 online A Level tutoring (in a subject of their choice)
  • In-person visits to Wadham College, Oxford's Law Faculty, and Linklaters LLP London office
  • Developing career awareness sessions with Linklaters
  • Personal statement mentoring and university application support (including the LNAT)
  • A tutorial with Oxford law tutors
  • Free technical support (tailored to you)

Applicants must:

  1. be in Year 12 at a non-selective state school
  2. have been eligible for free school meals during secondary school
  3. and live in one of Balliol, Hertford or Wadham’s link areas of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Luton, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock or Medway, or the London boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Camden, Hackney, Havering, Islington, Newham, Redbridge, and Tower Hamlets.

Students do not need to study A Level Law or have prior knowledge to be able to apply for this programme.

Please visit our webpage for further information. Applications for the 2023-24 programme will close midday, 17th November 2023.