Selection Criteria

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Our Selection Criteria are set out below along with definitions of each criterion:

Intellectual Ability

  • Academic achievement.
  • The ability rapidly to analyse complex and voluminous facts and materials to identify relevant points.
  • Use and application of rules to factual situations to produce accurate assessments.
  • Ability to think and respond under pressure.

Ability to work in teams

  • Ability to have sustained collaborative relationships with a wide range of other people.

Written advocacy

  • Clear, articulate, succinct, structured and accurate presentation of argument.
  • Ability to anticipate and address opposing arguments.
  • Presentation of documents including spelling and grammar.

OralĀ advocacy

  • Clear, articulate, succinct, structured and accurate presentation of argument.
  • Ability to anticipate and address opposing arguments.
  • Ability to respond to and deal with interventions, while maintaining own position as appropriate.