Want a career in law? Check out this exciting opportunity open to students from ALL disciplines!

City Solicitors Horizons is supported by the City of London Solicitors’ Company, the City Solicitors’ Educational Trust (CSET), The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF) and leading City law firms.

About the City Solicitors Horizons programme:
50 talented first year undergraduates studying any degree discipline but interested in pursuing a career in law will be selected to complete an outstanding three-year support programme featuring:

Classroom and one-to-one training sessions Personal mentoring by lawyers at participating leading law firms Annual work experience placements with leading legal employers

About SEO London:
SEO is a diversity focused charity that helps students from under-represented backgrounds achieve their full career potential. In the last 15 years we have helped more than 5,000 talented undergraduates secure extremely competitive internships and graduate full time positions with more than 60 of the UK’s leading employers, including many leading City law firms.

How to apply:
Applications are now open! Please click here to apply. If you have already applied to SEO London you will still need to apply to the CSH programme.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis so those interested in applying are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Places will be confirmed in December 2017.

Students will be selected based on social mobility criteria, academic performance and their commitment to pursuing a legal career.

To apply, you:

1. Must have been educated at a state funded school (at any point of your academic studies) and either:
a) be of the first generation of your immediate family to attend university; or
b) have been eligible for free school meals or some other form of income-related financial assistance; or
c) have been in care/are a care leaver.

2. Be reasonably committed at this stage of your university course to joining the legal profession; and

3. Have, in the judgement of your university, a strong potential to succeed academically.

4. You must also study at a university based in London or the south east of England. (Please see FAQs for more details.)

Practice Areas covered:

The programme is designed to give access to the full gamut of legal career opportunities. Practice areas covered include:

Children and Education
Civil Litigation
Intellectual Property

Fully funded placement opportunities for Wildlife Conservation or Biological Anthropology students


The London Interdisciplinary Biosciences Consortium (LIDo) is one of the largest BBSRC funded Doctoral Training Partnerships in the UK and is a collaboration between University College London, King’s College London, Queen Mary, University of London, Royal Veterinary College, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Birkbeck, University of London.

We are offering 10 fully funded summer research experience placements in labs across the consortium. This special opportunity is only available to students from invited institutions, and we are particularly keen to hear from undergraduates at University of Kent.

To be eligible you must be in your middle year(s) of a relevant undergraduate degree, this includes biological sciences, physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, computer science, psychology and veterinary science and be on track for at least a 2:1.

This is a great opportunity for students on the Wildlife Conservation or Biological Anthropology programmes of study.

You will receive:

• £200 per week stipend
• Training, supervision and support
• A LIDo PhD student mentor
• Opportunities for networking
• The chance to win an all-expenses-paid place on the LIDo Academic Retreat in September 2018

The projects available and details on how to apply for them will be available in February.

Registrations of interest are strongly encouraged via this online form: https://goo.gl/forms/Mes1PFuqG3VI5GG13