Law Taster Day

Law Taster Day


This FREE Taster Day provides attendees with a flavour of Law undergraduate study at Cambridge and an opportunity to explore topics beyond what is covered within the school curriculum. 

Date: 19 March 2020

Time: 10am-4.30pm

For: Year 12 students (or equivalent) and their teachers. Please note: spaces for teachers on this Taster Day are subject to availability, students will be prioritised. 

Cost: There is no cost to attend this event. If help is required for covering travel costs please contact us.

NOTE: Places on this event are limited, and booking does not guarantee a place. Bookings will be confirmed two weeks before the event for those booking individually, and a month before the event for school groups. 

Programme is subject to change.

Law Taster Day 2019

The 2019 Law Taster Day took place on Friday 22 March. Check out the itinerary

The Taster Day consisted of a series of presentations given by experts in the field of Law, including Nicky Padfield, former Master of Fitzwilliam College, Professor of Criminal and Penal Justice and recently appointed Honorary Queen's Counsel, Dr Amy Ludlow, Director of Studies in Law at Fitzwilliam College and Dr Jonathan Rogers, University Lecturer in Criminal Justice. There were also talks on applying to Cambridge and tours of the College. Attendees had the opportunity to chat informally with current law students throughout the day. A complimentary lunch was also provided. Feedback from attendees below:


Feedback about our Taster Day:

"Nicky Padfield's lecture on sentencing was extremely fascinating and eye-opening."

“Nicky Padfield’s lecture made me question the effectiveness of our prison system, but was also fun.”

“Dr Amy Ludlow’s lecture on 'a suspect's right to silence' was informative and captivating."

"It was a lovely day, very informative. Fitzwilliam College seems like a great community."

"Very informative and accessible day for a student that needed to know more about Cambridge."


Feedback about the College:

"Beautiful grounds, lovely staff and students - completely different to what I was expecting from a world-class University. Thank you for this experience."

“A friendly and accessible College with a close knit community.”

“Different to what I imagined, Professors and students are far more friendly than I thought."

 "A really inclusive College."

Contact us

If you have any questions about the event, please do not hesitate to get in touch:

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