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Law School hosts successful networking event

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The University of Bradford hosted a networking event which showcased the exciting work that takes place within its School of Law.

The event showcased the great relationship staff and students have with the local community and beyond, and created new opportunities for collaboration for the benefit of both students and partners within the local area.

The event, which took place on Thursday 27 June in the building and gardens of Heaton Mount was attended by members of the legal profession, local businesses, and public, private and third sector organisations.

Guests were impressed by the huge talent of current students and alumni who demonstrated how the excellent learning experience and skills development in the school had helped them develop into confident professionals in the world of work. Standing alongside them, the supervisors/mentors of two of the students currently on work placements gave glowing testimonials of the important contributions the students had made to their organisation over the past year.

The evening started with a welcome talk by the Dean of the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences, Professor Zahir Irani who set out the broad vision of the University for the School of Law. This was followed by the Head of the Law School, Professor Engobo Emeseh School of Law, outlining key developments and initiatives in the School to ensure they produce job-ready graduates. She called on participants to support the school and its students in certain key areas, including opportunities for work placements, and contributing towards other employability and skills development initiatives in the school.

Professor Engobo Emeseh, Head of School of Law, said: “The event provided an opportunity for our School of Law to open its doors and welcome in members of the local community.

“We celebrated the success of our students and looked at new ways we can collaborate with local businesses and professionals in the public, private and third sector to give our students real life experience and make a positive impact in the local area.”

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