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ULaw cashback: A wishy-washy PR exercise is just not good enough

ULaw can of course put into practice whatever strategy it deems likely to make it money, discusses John van der Luit-Drummond

6 August 2015

Tongues have certainly been wagging in the legal world following the news earlier this week that the University of Law (ULaw) is to give back to its legal practice course (LPC) students who fail to secure a job after graduating half their tuition fees.

ULaw's guarantee will come into effect for students enrolling on its LPC this coming September, and is clearly a demonstration of the university's confidence in its employability rates. The school has reported that 97 per cent of its full-time LPC students secured employment within nine months of graduation, with some 91 per cent being employed in law.

With tuition fees at the law school ranging from £10,950 to £14,765, depending on the chosen campus - in either London, Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Manchester, or Leeds - a student could be in line for up to a £7,000 rebate if they find themselves unemployable afte...

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