Uni whys and wherefores

It’s A Level results week, and around the country thousands of students (and their parents) are thinking hard about the future. But with student numbers on undergraduate law courses up by 11 per cent and career opportunities in the profession contracting, is studying law really a safe option?

First year law student numbers rise by 11 per cent as record numbers of A level pupils gain university places

Universities announce law Clearing places as A level results released

I’ve done worse than expected in my A levels – what should I do?

I’ve done better than expected in my A levels – what should I do?

Profession welcomes mature students into ranks