Travel Checklist- Covid 19

Moving to a different country is a struggle in itself for most people and the added pressure of packing doesn’t help! The aim of this article is to ease that stress a little by reminding you of simple things you may have forgotten to pack. If you are traveling to Ireland from a country that…

Erasmus during Covid 19

Nahid was a visiting Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Postgraduate Student from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology from 1st November 2019 to 30th June 2020 shares her highlights of her time at the University of Limerick and how she coped during the pandemic. Introducing myself I’m Nahid Sultana Ria, a visiting Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility…

Why Choose to Study in Ireland?

Ireland is an amazing little country in Europe that houses the perfect balance of modern city living and age old country sides. There are hundreds of reasons you should choose to study in Ireland but this list focuses on the top 10 reasons why. 1. English Speaking- Although Ireland has its own national language; English…

Covid 19 & Staying Connected

“It is important to remember in these scary and uncertain times that we all are in this together, no matter what country we are in.” In this blog Rory discusses his Erasmus experience and reflects on how grateful he was to have been given the opportunity to go. Especially now during the pandemic, Rory talks…

My Study Abroad Experience

Sylvester is an Erasmus+ ICM student from the University of Cape Coast Ghana, he is studying International Relations and African Politics. Now that the semester ended he has just started additional studies working on a research project with Chris McInerney, Director of the Centre for Peace and Development, Department of Politics and Public Administration as…

The Student Perspective

Though her semester was cut short, Study Abroad student Tally talks about her time in the University of Limerick. She made memories, she made friends and best of all, she became part of the UL wolf pack! The wolf is a powerful, majestic, and elusive creature. It roams far and wide, relying on its community,…

My First Snowfall Experience!

Anyone remember the time in February 2020 when we witnessed rain, hail, snow and sunshine all in the same week?? Well for Ambassador, Chandan, it was the first time in his life to witness snow. Read to find out what he thought of the experience! Well, I was already amazed by the beauty of Ireland,…

Improving the balance between school, work and social life

Lilian, an International Student Ambassador, in her blog provides us with great tips on how to maintain a healthy balance between work, school and making time for ourselves and friends! Hello again, my name is Lilian and I am a masters student studying information and network security at the University of Limerick. I am currently…

My Trip to the Aran Islands

Chandan, an adventure enthusiast, set off earlier this year with the International Society on a trip to the Aran Islands. Landing on Inis Oirr, Chandan explains the history of the “Plassey Shipwreck”, and takes us on a virtual bicycle trip of the beautiful Irish isle! The Aran Islands, located off the coast of Ireland, are…

So you’re going to a Rugby game…

Here’s everything you need to know about the sport! Can’t tell your rucks from your mauls in rugby? Not even sure how the game works? Brianna, our student ambassador from America takes us through what we need to know about the sport, before going to our first rugby game! Know the team you’re rooting for…