At UCL Law Soc, we understand how difficult life as a law student, life as a student in London, or just life in general can be. As a member, it is important to remember that we are here for you, to assist in any way we can. Please find below a compilation of resources which may be of use, as well as the details for student representatives.
For all international students, please direct any concerns to the Overseas officer:
Lim Bing Yi | email@example.com
For all faculty related concerns, please direct them to your Year Representatives:
Nathalia Bilimoria (First years) | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sophia Goh (Second years) | email@example.com
Boyan Vassilev (Final years)| firstname.lastname@example.org
TimeOut London – http://www.timeout.com/london - If a man is tired of London, he's clearly tired of reading the TimeOut listings section.
Official Legal Resources
The Law Society - https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/
Bar Standards Board - https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/
Ministry of Justice - http://www.justice.gov.uk/
Alternative Legal Resources
Legal Cheek - http://www.legalcheek.com - Legal news & gossip, cheeky commentary and careers advice.
Guardian student law - http://www.theguardian.com/education/law
Alastair Hudson - http://www.alastairhudson.com/ - Lectures and podcasts from leading Southampton University academic. Also an opportunity to see what a website looked like in 2003.
http://crf.casa.ucl.ac.uk/ for when you need to get to the neuro-pychology building for that land-law lecture.
Campus Maps - Available from the official UCL student app, UCLGO! (for Apple, Android and Blackberry). Search for 'UCL' within the app store.
@UCLLaws - official Twitter account of the UCL Law Faculty
@UCLLawsociety - Law Soc Twitter account. More interesting that the Faculty one. Allegedly.
Second hand Textbooks - For purchasing textbooks at reasonable prices
University of London Resources
UCLU www.uclu.org - The representative body for UCL students, founded in 1893.
Senate House Library http://senatehouselibrary.ac.uk/ - The central library of the University of London. Free to join and lots of space to write essays. (Hint: the music library is best).
NUS Extra http://www.nus.org.uk/en/nus-extra/ - buy an NUS extra card and get lots of lovely discounts. 10% off at the Co-op (including the wine section).
TfL https://tfl.gov.uk/fares-and-payments/adult-discounts-and-concessions/18-student - 30% off travelcards for UCL students.
Nightline - Confidential listening, support and practical information service for students in London. Phone: 020 7631 0101
Rape Crisis - Support for women. Telephone 0808 802 9999 between 12 noon – 2.30pm and between 7 – 9.30pm any day of the year for confidential support and/or information about your nearest services.
Survivors UK - Help for men who who have experienced rape or sexual abuse at any time in their lives.
National Association for People Abused in Childhood - Supporting recovery from childhood abuse. Tel: 0808 801 0331
BEAT - Support and information relating to eating disorders. Helpline: 0345 634 1414. Under 25 helpline: 0845 634 7650
Shelter - Housing and homelessness charity offering advice and information. Tel: 0808 800 4444
Talk to Frank - Friendly, confidential advice and information on drugs and alcohol Tel: 0300 123 6600.
Drinkline - National helpline for anyone concerned about their alcohol use. Tel: 0300 123 1110
London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard -Free support and information to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities throughout the UK. Tel: 0300 330 0630. 10am-11pm daily.
Saneline - National, out-of-hours mental health helpline. Tel: 0300 304 7000. 6pm-11pm
National Self Harm Network - Help for people who self-harm. Runs a peer-led support forum
Brook - runs a free information and support to under 25s throughout the UK about topics such as sex, relationships, pregnancy, abortion, having a baby, STIs and contraception. Ask Brook also run a free, confidential helpline - 0808 802 1234 (Monday-Friday 11:00am-3:00pm).
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is the UK's leading abortion care service.