Arthur Ddamulira

Arthur large320 years old, attending Cardiff University, UK. Arthur was awarded a Beacon Scholarship in May 2020.

Arthur is studying towards an LLB in Law. He excelled in his first year, gaining a First overall. He has submitted articles for the Cardiff Law Review, Economic Misfit and Lawyers Without Borders. He secured a summer internship with New York-based international law firm Zeiler Floyd Zadkovich; and was nominated for and won the prestigious Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer Stephen Lawrence Scholarship for 2021/22 academic year, after a very competitive assessment process.

Arthur has participated in an external debating tournament. He had a trial for an external moot but just missed out getting a place. He attended soccer practice in his first term then joined the boxing team in his second term and had his first spar recently. He is also a member of the Afro-Caribbean Society (ACS).

He was elected as Editor-in-Chief of the Law Review; and as first-year rep on the student/staff panel, creating an online survey to collect student opinions and producing a document of suggestions. He was also a student ambassador for Sutton Trust’s Pathways to Law Programme, later promoted to lead ambassador, mentoring students in Year 12 & 13.

Arthur is a volunteer for the Support Through Court programme, and is a university Resident Life Assistant (both after successful interview processes). He has also delivered presentations on university life with the Widening Participation team and has undertaken courses on climate change. He is becoming a real Changemaker.

Beacon Workshop Participation

Arthur's 2021 Summer Beacon Citizenship Project was about working with Support Through Court, which helps people without legal representation in Cardiff Court. 

In Leadership Workshops, he speaks clearly, is articulate and uses well-structured arguments. Arthur is also a critical thinker to whom others listen.