Mooting Blog: The Sheriff Cup – “It’s Coming Home”

In this blog-post, Jack Adair, President of the University of Glasgow Mooting Society 2018-19, writes about reclaiming the Sheriff Cup for the University of Glasgow, and offers tips on how to prepare for such a competition. This year I have been blessed with the responsibility of being President of the Mooting Society. This has meant…

Mooting Blog: Lord Jones Moot – “The Moans and Lord Jones”

In this blog, Ryan Scott and Dylan Higgins tell us about their recent triumph at the Lord Jones Moot Competition, which culminated in all UofG final. The prospect of mooting in the first place may seem daunting, never mind the thought of participating in external mooting competitions against other universities. However, having enjoyed the Obligations…

Mooting Blog: The OUP Competition

In this blog-post, LLB student Katie Timmins reflects on her recent moot experience, representing the University of Glasgow in the OUP Moot Competition.  On the 20th November I participated in the Oxford University Press and Inns of Court College of Advocacy National Mooting Competition. I enjoyed Mooting in First Year participating in a Monday Moot…

Our foreword: the Hon Lady Carmichael

In these days where one often hears of a pressure to “publish or perish” in the academic world, and of problems associated with that, it is easy to forget that the act of writing an analysis of an area of law with a view to sharing that with the wider legal community is an act…

Gimme Gimme Gimme Fika: Studying abroad in Sweden – Jade McBride

This time last year it was confirmed that was going to be studying at Lund University in Sweden for one academic year. I can safely say it’s been the most challenging but incredible experience of my life. I was initially attracted to Lund due to the variety of course choices and its ranking. The University…

Living ‘La Vie Francaise’: Studying abroad in France – Kathryn Wilson

Life in France and Cultural Integration  Moving to France is both a daunting and exciting prospect. Being constantly surrounded by non – English speakers while integrating yourself into a completely different culture can be nerve-wracking. I did an internship in Togo, a French speaking country in Western Africa before moving to Lyon, which helped keep…