Apply Now for the International Student Ambassador Programme 16/17!

The 2016/17 UL International Student Ambassador Programme is now open for applications, so if you are creative, enthusiastic and enjoy blogging and photography then we would love to hear from you! Duties include: – Provide three blogs per semester – Represent and promote UL in a positive manner – Help out with the International Education…

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…

My first Impressions in Ireland

By Mubashra Rashid, UL International Student Hi, my name is Mubashra and I am from Germany. In this blog I am just going to write about my first week in Limerick and about the new things in Ireland so far.  I arrived in Limerick at the 15th of  January. From Germany I flew to the…

10 Struggles of being an American Study Abroad Student at UL

By Morgan Harm, University of Limerick (UL) International Student Ambassador   Adjusting to the crazy time difference and remembering that just because you’re awake doesn’t mean everyone back home is… Here’s to waiting five hours for someone to respond.  Forgetting what the sun looks like But when it does finally come out you’re both blinded and…

How far is it from Brown Thomas?

By University of Limerick International Student Ambassador There is a general recommendation, that you should walk at least 10,000 steps a day, so your joints don’t rust and you keep fit. For a student, having to read and write a lot and sitting down all the time for it, this can actually be quite challenging. Or so…

10 Things You Forgot to Pack for Study Abroad

By Ayah Al-Sharari & Hope Palalay, University of Limerick International Students from the USA We have officially been at the University of Limerick for three months now and have been comfortably settled into our cozy dorm rooms in Plassey and Thomond Village. Throughout orientation week, we gradually unpacked our luggage and amazed ourselves at the amount of…

Meet our UL Bloggers from India 2015/16

Meera Aashika, India My name is Meera Aashika and I am from India. I am currently pursuing masters in Software Engineering. I am a fun loving person and I like to meet new people and explore new places. I was literally on cloud nine when I got the acceptance letter from UL as it was…

Chinese Student Ambassadors 2015/16

Xiaoyu Lin, China My name is Xiaoyu Lin, I’m from China. Currently, I am a postgraduate student of MSc in Marketing, Consumption and Society. This is my second year in UL, since last year I stayed here as an exchange student. The beautiful campus and the friendly people here in UL are the most important…