Trails of UL – A solace during the lockdown

It can be hard to stay close to home lately, but that makes it all the more important to appreciate what we have on our doorsteps. In this blog, UL Student Ambassador Arun Rajeev shows us how he explored the campus and reconnected with nature. The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns have made venturing out exploring…

Starting as a failure.

Failure can be crushing, but it is always important that we pick ourselves up and try to carry on. Here, student ambassador Bao Tran tells us how despite some rejections, he tried his hardest and secured a scholarship to study at UL. One fact: I lost a few scholarships due to my own failure and…

Flight to UL

In this blog, Mandlaenkosi Dube, an International Postgraduate student of Msc Aeronautical Engineering, recounts how his love of aviation was inspired by a crop sprayer, starting a journey which would lead him to studying at the University of Limerick. The journey of a thousand miles starts on ‘a single mile of runway’ for us aviators…

UL Musical Theatre Society

Here at UL Musical Theatre Society (or ULMTS) we’re knuckling down in quarantine to give the best possible Musical Theatre experience we can, fully virtually! As a new society launched directly into quarantine 2 months after being set up, we have immediately changed our plans to accommodate these difficult times and have been striving to…

Super Healthy Oats Pancakes

Pancake Tuesday is almost here, so we have decided to share an easy and healthy recipe by Tanvi Parab, a Postgraduate International Student at UL. Try it for yourself and enjoy! By Tanvi Parab Ingredients Oats flour 1 cup All-purpose flour 1cup Salt ¼ tsp Sugar ¼ tsp Baking soda ⅛ tsp Milk ½ -1…

My first Chinese New Year without my family.

Many of us have experienced holidays spent apart from our families in the past year. Wen Heong writes about her first time spending New Year’s Eve away from her family in Malaysia, and trying to find the positives in this situation. 11th February 2021, the day was Chinese New Year’s Eve in Lunar Calendar. According…

Lunar New Year: An Introduction

The UL Community is diverse with many different cultures and traditions, and here our student ambassador Sonya San will introduce us to some usual practices for Lunar New Year! Read on and find out why you should toss your salad high, and how you can get away with not sweeping the floor… The Lunar New…

Working From Home

In this blog, UL Student Ambassador Neha Misri shares her top tips on how to handle college online. While virtual learning can be difficult, Neha’s advice could be really useful for those willing to give this semester their best shot! With the new news of Level 5 being extended till 5th March 2021 means more…

Cooking Chinese food in Ireland

Sonya San, a UL International Student, shares with us her experience of cooking food from home in Limerick. and shows that when when we can’t be in our homeland physically, keeping our culture alive through traditional food can be a comforting way to connect to our roots. It can’t be denied that one of the…

4 Reasons why I like the University of Limerick: In popular music

In this lighthearted article, UL International Student Zequi Adams uses some of his favourite songs to express how he feels about our university. (Playing the music while reading the article is highly recommended!) Mario Vazquez – Gallery ‘’Ooh yeahGod broke the mold,When he made this one, I knowShe’s breathtaking but so much moreShe walks in…

When I last saw Ireland

Love to travel? While we can’t go far from home right now, this article by Inseong Yang takes us on a tour of Ireland through photographs. Read on to explore our beautiful country virtually! Nearly 3 years ago, I planned to travel abroad to celebrate myself for finishing military service: all Korean men must do…

The Bachelor Life: Learning to live independently

In this blog, Pavani Madda, a UL Postgraduate International Student, recounts the experiences of independent living in a foreign country, and tells us of both the struggles and the achievements that she has faced. This topic is familiar to many International students, and we hope that this can provide some comfort and validation to those…