This page will bring you news of courses (not professional training such as LPC/BTPC nor postgraduate degrees) that have come to my attention which you may be interested in. There may be many more opportunities that never make it onto this page. Please note, none of the courses below are endorsed by the law school in any way.  The information has generally been received by a mail shot from the provider and is simply collated here for your convenience. We recommend that you make thorough checks before paying for any course.

  • European Summer School in Brussels

    Open to kent and non-kent students, the programme will include a series of guest lectures, seminars and debates delivered by academics, policy-makers, diplomats and European civil servants.

    Students will discover how the European Union functions with a particular focus on how it acts as a global organisation and the challenges it faces in today’s world.  Sessions are likely to cover topics on migration, the EU’s relationship with emerging powers such as China, and the EU’s response to the global economic crisis.

    For further information, including entry requirements and how to apply, please visit http://www.kent.ac.uk/law/news/index.html?view=196

  • Summer media law diploma – June 2015 – London – scholarship positions available

The following is pasted from an e-mail received on 12th November – KLS does not endorse the programme and has no involvement with it:

“My name is Elliot Hammer, consultant solicitor at New Media Law. In June 2015 in London we will be offering a 2 week diploma in Media Law and Business Affairs.  There is a really interesting Media Law & Business Affairs summer Diploma for students hosted by New Media Law LLP.  It is aimed at students who want to become media lawyers in the future. Delivered over 2 weeks, Monday through Friday in June 2015, located at the University of Westminster, central London.  The website for more information is www.mediabusinessaffairs.co.uk.  Undergraduate and post-graduate law students can apply. The summer program covers (1) Copyright Law (2) Music Law and Business (3) Defamation (4) Media Litigation (5) Digital Media (6) Digital Rights (7) Social Media (8) Trade Marks (9) Books and Magazines (10) Film and Television (11) Competition Law.  There is a final exam awarding a pass (50% -59%), commendation (60% – 69%) and distinction (70% upwards). The lecturers are all based at New Media Law LLP, one of the most highly regarded media law firms in the UK. For those students who can’t afford the fee (£2,000) there are 2 scholarship opportunities available.  Students need to email me requesting a scholarship application form. In addition, all students who attend the Diploma can intern at New Media Law for 1 week at any point over the following 12 months i.e. when it is convenient for them.   

Should students have any additional questions they shouldn’t hesitate to contact me.

Title:           Media Law & Business Affairs Diploma

Dates:         Monday 15th June 2015 until Friday 26th June 2015 (weekdays)

Times:        10am – 4.30pm each day

Location:     Central London – University of Westminster

Price:          £2,000 for law students (or scholarship)

Students should email me on this address elliot.hammer@newmedialaw.biz requesting an application form or a scholarship application form.  They can also find further information if they go onto http://www.mediabusinessaffairs.co.uk/. If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact:

Elliot Hammer Consultant solicitor New York attorney-at-law

Mob: +44 (0)7764681886 T: +44 (0)20 7291 1670 

E: elliot.hammer@newmedialaw.biz www.newmedialaw.biz”