Four tips for coming back to UL

Emma outlines four of her most important tips for coming back to the University Of Limerick after the holidays. These four tips are essential in living the most efficient and balanced college life this semester. Welcome back to everyone coming back to UL and getting ready for the spring semester. Many of us have spent…

Four things I wish I knew before coming to Limerick

Favour describes and outlines some of the things she wished she knew before arriving in Limerick which differed from her life at home in Nigeria. These tips are perfect for someone who is moving to Ireland for the first time. It is always exciting to travel to a new country, for me, it would be…

A-Z Guide for UL Students

UL Student Ambassador Luisa has put together an A-Z guide for all the things you need to know starting out as a UL Student. From popular building nicknames to Public Transport cards, Luisa explains it all. AAcademic AdvisorThis is your contact person throughout the semester for all questions related to your LearningAgreement and your courses….

Surviving your first Irish Winter

The Irish climate is often times very unpredictable as explained by Sakshi in this blog. However, if you follow the tips and tricks below, you will be ready for any conditions. Many of you, like me, might have grown up in a much warmer climate than the one you currently live in. Irish winters tend…

Christmas in Limerick

Christmas can be a difficult time of year if you are spending it away from home. Student Ambassador Rahab has put together some suggestions of things you can do to feel festive and make the most out of spending the holiday season in Ireland. Hurray!! You made it to the end of the Autumn Semester.  It’s…

Groceries Under €1

In this blog, Student Ambassador Dain highlights the best ways to eat well on a budget. From cheap bargains to versatile foods, this is your guide to budget groceries in Ireland. When studying abroad, it is really important to have good food and a balanced diet since your body is adapting to new environment. However,…

How to Deal with Stress

While everybody deals with stress differently, Student Ambassador Anna has given some general tips that are sure to prove useful to all students during exam week. Your time in Ireland travelling, exploring and studying at the University of Limerick, will fly by much faster than you might think. To make the end of your international…

Studying for Exams- Where? When? How? Why?

As we enter enter exam week, Student Ambassador Emma has some motivational words and last minute study tips to help you over the final line. I bet we are all feeling the pressure of exams. If reading week has taught us anything, it’s that nothing, not even COVID, can slow down impending exams and final…

Getting around in Limerick

From Apps to student travel cards, this blog outlines all the useful tips and tricks you need to know to navigate your way on public transport around Limerick like a local! Getting around in Limerick, especially when you are new in the city and country altogether, can be quite a challenge at first. With this…

Sustainable Life in Limerick

Sustainability is about looking after our planet for future generations. Student Ambassador, Luisa Göhmann has put together some suggestions of changes you can make to your lifestyle to become more sustainable. While these changes may be small, they can still have a big impact. Being mindful of your impact on the environment will probably not…

Find your perfect balance at UL: UL facilities

Sometimes it can be hard to wrap your head around the vast array of facilities that the University of Limerick offers to it’s students. In this blog, Student Ambassador, Senni has outlined the best bits of her favourite facilities and has even given some pro-tips! There are many things that make the University of Limerick…

Diwali!

As an Indian student studying at the University of Limerick, Svetlana reflects on the traditional happenings in her home country at this time of year and encourages students who are away from home to still gather and celebrate Diwali. This one word can light up the face of every Indian student in UL. It doesn’t…