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Pathways to Law

Pathways to Law

Pathways to Law is a programme aimed at Year 12 and 13 students interested in a legal career. The Nottingham Pathways to Law programme is delivered by Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham. It will provide ongoing support to its members through a series of law-related masterclasses, information, advice and guidance sessions.

For further information visit our frequently asked questions page.

You can hear about the Pathways programme from current participants here 


Is it for you?

To apply, you must:

  • attend and have always attended, a state-funded, non fee-paying school/college
  • be in Year 12 at the start of the programme
  • live within a reasonable commuting distance of Nottingham

In addition, we are looking for students who meet some of the following criteria:

  • have achieved 5 9-6 grades at GCSE.A minimum of two of these qualifications should be at grades 9–7. This is equivalent to five GCSEs at A* – B in the old system, with two grades at A* – A
  • have been in receipt of Free School Meals whilst at secondary school
  • have attended schools with a lower than average progression to higher education, or a higher than average proportion of students who qualify for Free School Meals
  • have parent(s)/guardian(s) who qualify for means-tested benefits
  • have been looked after or in care

How to apply

Applications for the Pathways to Law programme are now open and close at 9.00am on 20 November 2020.

For more information and to apply, visit:





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