10 Things Every Student Must Pack: Moving Abroad.

Isobel Ormandy is an Erasmus student at the University of Limerick. She is from Manchester and is studying Journalism. Here, she shares her essential packing items for a student moving abroad.  On becoming an Erasmus exchange student in UL (University of Limerick), Ireland, one of my many panics occurred when it came to packing for…

Anastasiya’s First Impressions of UL: In English and German!

“UL is craic!”// “UL macht Spaß!” Week 4 in UL is Languages Week, and we will be celebrating the rich diversity of languages right here on campus! To help us celebrate European Language Day in particular, our Erasmus student from Germany, Anastasia, has kindly written us a blog about her first impressions of UL, in…

“Inis Oirr, it is Oirr Beauty”: Aleksandra’s Trip to the Aran Islands

Aleksandra Lepowska is an Erasmus student at the University of Limerick from Brussells Belgium, but originally from Poland. She is studying Applied Linguistics for one semester at UL. The UL Student’s Union organizes many fantastic trips around Ireland for international students, and this blog is about one of them! Hello Guys!  Last weekend I went…

A Vegetarian and Vegan Survival Guide to Limerick

Angie Weisgal is an International Student Ambassador for the University of Limerick. She is from the US and is here pursuing her MA in Journalism. Follow our blog for more student driven content about UL and Limerick.  Before coming to Limerick, my friend/pen pal (now my boyfriend of 2 years), told me that finding vegetarian food…

“On the Plane…In a Daze”: Celina’s Scholarship Story

Celina Jaffe is an MA Dance Performance student at the University of Limerick who was awarded a full scholarship to study in Ireland from Go Overseas, worth $15,000, in conjunction with Education Ireland. This is her story.  Check out this video about Celina’s scholarship, including the moment she found out she had won! Some of us move abroad…

UL Students Awarded for Erasmus Results: Rachel’s Story

This week, two University of Limerick students will be awarded prizes from the French Embassy for the highest results at a French university while on Erasmus. Second prize winner, Rachel McCourt studied at Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand. I was baffled to hear I was getting the award to be honest! But of course I’m very…

UL Students Awarded for Erasmus Results: Rosie’s Story

This week, two University of Limerick students will be awarded prizes from the French Embassy for the highest results at a French university while on Erasmus. First prize winner, Rosie Hynes, shares a snapshot of her time in Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier. “Gai lézard, bois ton soleil! L’ heure ne passe que trop vite, Et demain il…

Student Ambassadors 2015/6

Almost 50 International students have successfully completed the University of Limerick (UL) Student Ambassador Programme 2015/6. The students were made up of both single and double semester students from over 20 countries. This year saw the launch of the new student ambassador blog, studyireland.ie. This website is where international students can write about their experience in…

University of Limerick Bucket List

The top 10 things you have to do while studying in the University of Limerick (UL) – By UL International Student Stephanie Hodges 1. Go to Stables on a Friday night Friday nights at the Stables Club on campus are International Night. Every other Friday has a fun theme, and you’re sure to have a blast. There is a dance…

For Ireland!!…Part 2!

By Halie Finke, University of Limerick (UL) International Student Ambassador (Read Part 1 here) So you’re still planning on studying abroad and gaining an amazing experience in Ireland…Well I have more tips for you!! I have gained these tips over the past couple of months studying here and thought they’d be helpful for anyone making…

For Ireland!!…Part 1!

By Halie Finke, University of Limerick (UL) International Student Ambassador So you’re thinking of studying abroad in Ireland?  Spending a semester in another country is a very rewarding experience that everyone should be able to have.  In the process of preparing for your experience, your home university may have a seminar about the country you…

Brigids 6 Tips for other Brigids studying in Ireland

By Brigid Ackerman, University of Limerick International Student Ambassador When looking into study abroad locations, it was a given that Ireland was the place for me.  Besides my obvious paleness and penchant for sweaters and tea, I was yearning to be in a country where people appreciate my first name. I’ll share my plan for…