"I am extremely grateful for the bursary as it is very likely that without it, I would not have been able to undertake the course. The success I experienced: not only graduating from the LLM with distinction but also having my work published may have remained unknown to me..."
The Summer before I began my studies at CCLS I graduated from City, University of London with an LLB Law degree.
As someone dedicated to exploring avenues within intellectual property, CCLS had an excellent reputation within the field and provided the greatest range of Intellectual Property (IP) modules. I was still curious about where I wanted to focus my learning and CCLS provided the breadth to delve into the fundamentals as well as the niche. One area that became of particular interest to me was Interactive Entertainment Law.
I believe I discovered this on the Queen Mary University website directly.
I am extremely grateful for the bursary as it is very likely that without it, I would not have been able to undertake the course. The success I experienced: not only graduating from the LLM with distinction but also having my work published may have remained unknown to me. Ultimately, the LLM instilled me with a greater confidence in myself.
Furthermore, this degree has been instrumental in forging the path for the beginning of my career. After my graduation from CCLS I worked as part of an Intellectual Property management team. Presently, I am studying the LPC to begin qualifying as a solicitor after being awarded a full fee scholarship.
The bursary from CCLS certainly enabled me to continue the momentum from my undergraduate degree where my interest in intellectual property was initially sparked. Studying the LLM has allowed me to provide prospective employers with a tangible example of my dedication to IP practice.
I would highly press upon the fact that you will be able to kickstart so many careers in which the only barrier to success is financial. The CCLS bursary has been invaluable for me in starting my career and I would hope that as many people as possible could experience the same support.
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