STUDY SPOT: GROW COFFEE HOUSE

Thursday afternoon, 2:30, EU essay planning and a flat white. Grow Coffee House is new to Exeter this year, a shop all about expressing positive ethos through coffee – it was about time it undertook the ‘Lucy Does Law’ test. Ambience: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ It’s as though this coffee house was DESIGNED for working in. High ceilings,…

LOOKING AFTER YOURSELF DURING DEADLINE SEASON

The winter season is PEAK time for revision and application stress, which also means it is PEAK time for you to really start looking after your health and wellbeing. Here are four things I have learnt that may help you. 1 – TIMETABLE Write. Down. Everything. GUYS how are you going to keep on top…

APPROACHING NOTES IN LECTURES

I’ve already done a post on my Pre-Lecture Routine – but a lot of you have asked to know what happens IN the lecture, so here’s a brief outline as to how I approach my notes. USE THE LECTURE SLIDES The starting point for all my lectures. Whether you print them out ahead or prefer…

GUEST FEATURE: NON-LAW STUDENT ENTERING LAW

My aim for ‘Lucy Does Law’ is to use platform as an accessible community for ALL students. In light of this, Sophie from @non_law_students has kindly written a piece about entering the legal career from the perspective of a non-law degree student! Non-Law Studying a non-law degree does NOT mean that you are at a…

STUDY SPOTS: WATERSTONES CAFE

Monday morning, 9:30, EU essay planning and a flat white. Studying in a bookshop and a cafe all in one? I put the Waterstones Cafe to the ‘Lucy Does Law’ test and here’s how it did: Ambience: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Honestly, if you don’t love the smell of a bookstore combined with the smell of coffee, you…

HOW TO FIND A STUDY TECHNIQUE

I often get SO many question via Instagram about how to take notes when studying. I honestly think that everyone’s technique is super different, so here are some tips on how to find a technique that works for you. 1 – USE THE FIRST TERM Content-wise, this is probably the time where you can experiment…

STUDY SPOTS: MARCH COFFEE

Saturday morning, 9:45, EU reading and a flat white. March Coffee has been one of my go-to coffee shops in Exeter for a while, but I’d never tested it’s ‘study spot’ capabilities before. I put it to the ‘Lucy Does Law’ test and here’s how it did: Ambience: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I love the chilled atmosphere in…

CHANNEL FOUR – STUDYING CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

SO last night (Wednesday 25th September) I was on Channel Four News! My C&A lecturer posted a tweet about studying the constitution whilst it seems to be changing daily, sparking interest from the news that prompted them to come to uni to see his first lecture of the year in action. They were also very…

PRE-SECOND YEAR THOUGHTS

SO by the time you’re reading this, I will be just under a week away from going back to Uni! I thought I’d share some of my thoughts on here as to how I’m feeling about it… 1 – Studying Again One of the positives to going back. Call me a nerd, but I actually…

CAREERS IN LAW THAT DON’T REQUIRE A DEGREE!

I was asked for The Lawyer Portal to write up a blog post about careers in law that are still accessible without a place at university! I thought I’d share it on here too as there are some really great options that might widen your horizons to careers that are out there for you! 1…