We are pleased to announce UoL's participation with various essay writing competitions, of which we highly encourage UoL students to participate in for the chance to win prizes and academic credit for their work.
These competitions are fantastic opportunities for you to increase your employability and network with your peers and members of the legal community.
Submission details can be found below for the available competitions.
ELSA Commercial Update Essay Competition
TechLaw Society and the 93% Club
Humphrey’s Award (for the best Analysing Law essay)
Cross Award (Sponsored essay competition)
What about us? Family Law essay competition (New addition)
ELSA Leicester Essay Competition
TechLaw X Elsa X UolLawReview
UoL's TechLaw Society, ELSA Leicester, and the 93% Club have partnered for an essay writing competition
The winner will:
Have their essay published in the UoL Law Review
Receive a £50 Amazon voucher
Have the opportunity to network with the recruitment team at the global law firm of Eversheds Sutherland
1. Can digital assets and artificial intelligence be exploited to breach one's right to privacy?
2. Can data gathered have a profound effect on social media's algorithms and thus affect an individual's information cycle and point of view?
Entrants must be University of Leicester Students
Entrants must answer one of the essay questions listed
The maximum word count is 2500 -- Those who exceed this limit by more than 50 words will be disqualified
Essays must include a cover page including your name, UoL email address, and year of study
Essays must also be saved as a Word document
Entries should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Winners will be contacted via email
Details for 2022/2023 school year may have changed. Details to be announced.