Students from all UK universities are invited to take part in the Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics essay competition 2023. Entries from all graduate and undergraduate students (full and part-time) are welcomed, in the form of an essay of up to 2000 words on any topic relevant to practical ethics.
Whilst all students are encouraged to take part, this will be particularly relevant to those studying philosophy, medicine and biological sciences, law, AI and data sciences.
The winner from each category will receive a prize of £500, and the runner up £200. Revised versions of the two winning essays will be considered for publication in the Journal of Practical Ethics.
To enter, please submit essays by the end of Tuesday 7th February 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Finalists will be notified by Tuesday 21st February of selection. For more details about the Oxford Uehiro Prize in Practical Ethics see the competition webpage.
Don’t miss your chance to enter the Business Ideas Competition by Edinburgh Innovations. All you have to do is describe your idea, what stage you’re at and who are the potential customers and you could win a share of £500!
Find out more and enter now: https://eil.ac/BIC
Applications for 2024 Training Contracts are currently open and close on 5 September 2022.
A Training Contract with Thorntons comprises four 6 month seat rotations.
Thorntons offer one of the most varied Training Contracts in Scotland so you can get the chance to experience a broad range of practice areas before you specialise. With Thorntons, you can experience commercial areas such as Corporate, Intellectual Property, Employment, Commercial Property, Commercial Litigation, Land & Rural Business and more personal legal areas such as Family Law, Personal Injury & Medical Negligence, Immigration, Private Client, Civil Litigation and Residential Conveyancing.
Thorntons can offer you a broad or more focused Training Contract, depending on your areas of interest.
More information about opportunities and events with Thorntons and other leading law firms can be found on the Law School’s Career Opportunities page.
Thorntons have just joined the Programme for the Future of the Study of Law and the Legal Profession. The Programme works with organisations to promote career and skill development opportunities for students.
Mr Miguel Berger, The German Ambassador to the United Kingdom, will give a short talk in English on the current state of affairs in the political triangle of Europe, the United Kingdom, and Germany.
The talk (10-15 minutes) will be followed by a Q&A (30 minutes), giving students and colleagues the opportunity to discuss these topical issues with the Ambassador.
Date and time
Mon, 18 July 2022
15:30 – 16:30 BST
G.04, 50 George Square, University of Edinburgh
50 George Square
Find out more and register:
Here are some current careers opportunities that might be of interest:
Brodies – Training contract
Applications close 8 August 2022, and the link to their application can be found on their career opportunities page
Dickson Minto – Traineeships 2024
Applications close 26 June 2022, information on how to apply can be found on their career opportunities page
White & Case – Training contract
Applications close 15 July 2022, and the link to their application can be found on their career opportunities page
If you have any queries do feel free to get in touch with them directly.
Get a foothold into the job market and tackle real-world problems by joining the startup and social enterprise community at the University of Edinburgh.
This is the perfect opportunity to discover and join exciting student projects, build your CV, and meet other ambitious students. View the demo video here
Join the community: https://bit.ly/startup-community-student
Targetjobs has partnered with leading employers in the UK to host Aspire taking place virtually on Friday 18 March 2022.
This is an event for Black Heritage students to meet with some of the biggest organisations in the world who have open roles for students to apply to. Over the course of the day, they’ll have unrivalled face time with employers in fields such as law and finance.
Be inspired by talks from senior leaders and graduates of Black Heritage, who are ready to share their stories and tips with them. Students will have the chance to develop the skills they’ll need to secure their first job through a series of recruiter-led workshops. And leave Aspire with the knowledge and connections to help them on their path to the boardroom.
Register here today!
There will be a seminar by Prof Ronald J. Krotoszynski taking place as follows:
Fri 18th March at 12:00 to 13:00 (GMT) | In Person Event (registration required)
Free Speech as Civic Structure: A Comparative Analysis of How Courts and Culture Shape the Freedom of Speech
The event details are and how to register are noted here