Windsor is the southernmost city in Canada and is located in Southwestern Ontario. It is within Essex County. Windsor is located south of Detroit, and the Detroit River separates the two cities.
Windsor offers excellent shopping and entertainment establishments, a variety of visitor attractions, miles of waterfront parks and gardens. It is a historical and cultural landmark. Windsor is well known for its arts, culture and heritage attractions and a variety of outdoor experiences. Windsor’s riverfront is home to miles of walking paths, spectacular views and extraordinary water features as well one of the world’s most unique outdoor sculpture gardens. Windsor has a wealth of recreational and leisure activities, fine dining and hospitality and shopping to enjoy all year long.
Why Attend Windsor Law?
Student Services Office
This is the gateway to services and resources available within the Faculty, the University, the community and the profession. The Student Services Office provides students with a wide range of services and support to enhance their law school experience and ensure that you succeed at Windsor Law and beyond. We offer personal and academic support through counselling, programming, and referrals to assist students with academic planning, course selection, financing a legal education, and making the most of their time at Windsor Law.
Our very popular Peer Mentorship Program matches new students with upper-year students for academic and personal support.
Academic Success Program
Law students come from a variety of academic disciplines. The Academic Success Program assists first-year students in making the transition to law studies. Students can attend weekly sessions on general topics that will assist them with learning strategies ranging from case analysis and briefing to examination preparation and writing techniques. These general lectures are supported by biweekly tutorials for first-year classes, led by upper-year students.
Career Services Office
This office provides comprehensive career development assistance to all law students and recent graduates and a link connecting alumni with the law school. Students receive guidance in identifying career paths, resumé and cover letter writing, successful interview techniques and transitioning from student to professional. The Career Services Office provides individual counselling as well as seminars, workshops and panels to give students information related to traditional and non-traditional careers following law school. It administers a variety of recruitment programs that bring students and potential employers together including on-campus interviews and career fairs. Our very successful Job Shadowing Program matches students with Windsor Law alumni for mentorship and advice. Visit uwindsor.ca/law/career-service
Affordable Tuition Fees
Affordable Cost of Living in Windsor and Residence Options
Generous scholarships & awards
Experiential Learning Opportunities
Mooting Opportunities including Kawaskimhon Aboriginal Law Moot
• ProBono (http://uwindsor.ca/clubs/pbsc/)
• Charter Project (http://uwindsor.ca/law/library/charter-project-get-involved)
Clubs and Organizations
Northwest Territories Clerkship Program
Social Justice Opportunities
Social Justice Fellowships
The Windsor Law Alumni Fund for the Enhancement of Student Life provides financial support to our students to support their participation in activities that will enhance your legal education. Funding is available to support attendance at various legal or law related conferences and to bring speakers to the law school to host events. Funding is available for individual students or groups.
Emergency Loan Program
An Emergency Loan Program is available to assist students who find themselves in financial difficulty. This short-term assistance can help with emergency expenses. The application process is confidential.