Skip to main content

Applying to Newcastle Law School

When you apply to study a Law degree, you're required to write a personal statement. This is your opportunity to tell us more about you and why you should gain a place to study here.

Perfect your personal statement

Watch our guide on how to write a personal statement for studying law. Here are 5 top tips for writing a personal statement for law:

  1. Avoid ‘famous’ inspirational quotes.
  2. Keep yourself up to date with the latest developments in law.
  3. Think ahead to the future – what are your aspirations?
  4. Tell us about what you get up to outside of your studies: volunteering, work experience.
  5. Ready, check, go. Make sure you review your statement. Ask friends, family and teachers to also check this for you.

More from Newcastle Law School