Lindsay Nygren, USA: Why I Chose UL for my Masters

Lindsay Nygren, University of Limerick alumnus from Arizona, USA, shares why she chose Ireland & UL, and where her Masters course has taken her.   Why Ireland? After deciding to pursue a master’s degree the next decision was where. At first I was only looking at schools in the US, but with steep tuition and…

12 Nifty Tips to Guarantee Smooth Sailing Abroad: Part 1

  Study Abroad Alumni Ambassador for the University of Limerick, Carrie Burns, shares her PART 1 of her tips for future students. Apply now for the Fall semester. They say hindsight is 20/20. As a UL Study Abroad alum I figured it might be nice to share some of this hindsight I rapidly accumulated during…

Finding Love While Studying Abroad in Ireland

Angie is an MA Journalism student from the US  who returned to University of Limerick after her Study Abroad semester. Here, she tells us her story of finding love while studying abroad, and her top tips for dealing with long distance relationships. Read to the end for some surprise news! I first came to UL…

10 ways to have fun as a Teetotaller in UL

Angie Weisgal is an MA Journalism student at the University of Limerick, from the US. A lot of activities on campus are based around drinking. A teetotaller can feel left out. Whether you don’t drink because it’s your choice, it’s your New Year’s Resolution, it’s against your religion, or because of health reasons, there are…

Why These Malaysian Students Love Studying at UL!

Meet the University of Limerick at the Star Education Fair in Kuala Lumpur, 7th and 8th of January, 2017!  Hello! My name is Lai Guan Jia, I’m from Malaysia. I’m a master’s student majoring in Sports Performance here at UL. To be honest, this is my first time being in Europe and Ireland was my…

A Trip to Killarney – By Yao Xiao

Yao Xiao is a Chinese student at the University of Limerick who recently went on a trip to Killarney, in Co. Kerry. Here’s what she thought of the place! For the whole semester, I was always telling myself that I was too busy to do any travel that and I could go to other cites…

November Favourites: Christmas Shopping Edition

Aleksandra Lepowska, an Erasmus student at the University of Limerick, shares her ideas for a special Christmas present to take home to your friends and family from Ireland! Hello Guys! It’s again that time of the year! Even though my mom always told me not to listen to Christmas songs until it’s actually Christmas, there’s…

Academic Writing Tips for International Students

The transition between academic practices can be hard for international students. Yao Xiao is a Chinese student at the University of Limerick who has learned loads about essay writing from the Academic Literacies module offered here at UL – here are her tips for international students struggling with academic writing!  In this blog, I want to…