Thinking of studying at the Institute of Law?
Here are 10 great reasons to study in Jersey and choose us for your studies:
1. Learn from the best
You will be taught by a combination of leading international academics and by industry experts who bring their professional experience into the classroom.
2. Boost your career prospects
Our graduates are highly employable and in high demand. All of last year’s undergraduates obtained employment in the legal and financial services industries at the end of their studies. Previous graduates have also enjoyed successful careers in journalism, business and the civil service.
3. Obtain an internationally-recognised qualification
Many of our programmes have international accreditation and are recognised worldwide.
4. Earn while you learn
With most classes taking place in the evenings and at weekends, many students undertake paid employment with local law firms or financial institutions. Gain the experience needed towards qualification as a Jersey lawyer at the same time as undertaking your academic or practitioner qualifications
5. Receive personalised learning
Our small group sizes and one-to-one contact with our lecturers means that we get to know each student individually. We take account of your individual learning needs, interests, abilities and aspirations.
6. Undertake meaningful work experience
Put your learning into practice with one of our industry-leading partners on a placement or study visit.
7. Connect globally
Engaging with staff, students and partners from all over the world, offers a truly global learning experience. Why not study abroad on our double degree programme or undertake a placement overseas?
8. Enjoy wonderful facilities
We have state-of-the-art learning facilities, a wonderful library and excellent resources for all students. Use of the latest video-conferencing technology and online learning resources ensured that our teaching was not interrupted by the pandemic and international lock down in 2020.
9. Receive outstanding support
Our excellent administration team are on hand to support you with any queries relating to your studies or well-being. We also offer a range of extra-curricular activities including:
- A full induction week with activities (you will be sent on a treasure hunt)
- Court visits
- Prison visits
10. Enjoy our beautiful island
Conveniently located close to the UK and Europe, wherever you are on the island, the sea is never more than ten minutes away.
Enjoy our sandy unspoilt beaches or surf our famous waves. Explore our rich history from the battlements of our 12th century castle to the bunkers and tunnels of our military heritage.
Visit our museums, art gallery and Durrell’s Jersey zoo. Eat at our trendy beach cafes and restaurants or buy the amazing fresh produce sold at the local farm stalls. There truly is something for everyone!