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…

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…

Shortcut between City Centre and the UL Campus

It is so important to find a way to be active and to get some fresh air! Sabrina, our outdoorsy student ambassador, has found a lovely walking route for you to try! Scenic, and connecting UL Campus to the City, it really is a stunning walk. Did you know that health professionals recommend at least…

Road trip through Ireland

When you have a low budget like me and you did not want to spend too many uncomfortable hours on a bus or train, did you already thought about renting a car and sharing epic moments with your companion(s)? I have rented the car by Europcar in Limerick. It is placed at the street Dock…

Ireland for sole travelers

Top tips on some of the best places to visit if you’re travelling alone! Kylemore Abbey Location: Connemara, Co Galway Student Discount: Yes Price: €8.10 The Abbey one of Ireland’s best loved and most iconic tourist attractions and home to the Benedictine nuns since 1920. The Abbey is set in stunning location with beautiful view…

An A- Z of your semester abroad in UL

Below you’ll find an alphabetical guide to studying abroad at the University of Limerick (UL). It consists of advice I wish I had before studying abroad, and I hope that you find it useful before or during your time in Ireland. Accommodation:Beginning with the basics. If your school program allows it, you can choose between…

How to Plan a European Weekend Trip from Limerick in 5 Steps

If you’re anything like me, the most exciting part of your Study Abroad experience will be seeing new places every weekend! Here’s a guide on how to plan those trips you’re been waiting for! Book a Flight The BEST way to find a flight is flights.google.com. This website will be your new best friend! It’s…

Saving tips

Financial life (only!) in Ireland can be pretty hard especially for internationals.  You suddenly have to pay for a lot of essentials and there is still so much to do and so much to see. One simply doesn’t wanna stay home while there are new people to be met and new funny things to be…

Irish Slang Words

Since you have decided to take on your studies in Limerick, the next step is deciphering the language. Although the Irish are a chatty bunch, we use some tricky words that are confusing to new ears. With this simple guide to Irish slang words, you’ll be speaking like a native in no time! Ye:  You…

Adjusting to Living Abroad

Chances are that even if you have been abroad before for vacation, study abroad will probably be your first time moving abroad. Moving abroad is a big change and can be very stressful, but there are a few things you can do to make the process easier on yourself after you arrive. Take care of…

Packing tips

As you decide to come abroad there are small items but really important for you, that you should know to bring. Do not forget your rain items. Ireland is known for its amazing landscapes but also for its rain. When it’s not raining, it’s drizzling. Having your raincoat is also be very handy when you…

Saying Goodbye: My Top 3 Favourite Trips

Saying goodbye is always bittersweet. Now that the exams have come to an end and I am back home safely in the Netherlands, it is time to look back at my time at UL and Limerick.