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.  Meet University of Limerick at the NAFSA Fair in LA: May 28th – June 2nd They say hindsight is 20/20. As a UL Study Abroad alum I figured…

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…

5 Things I Miss About America…And 5 Things I Don’t

University of Limerick Student Ambassador, Angie, lists the 5 things she misses about home and the 5 she doesn’t.  I am very happy that I am back in Ireland to do a postgrad. I’ve lived in three different countries in my life and one thing I learnt from those experiences is that no country is perfect. It’s…

Friendsgiving

By UL student ambassador Bianca Smith Thanksgiving is a very big American holiday. It falls on the 4th Thursday of every November and it also happens to be my favorite holiday. Every year, growing up, we would go to my grandmother’s house and the entire family would get together. Around 1 pm we would start…

An American in Paris by Sara Jane Rodgers

An American in Paris Let it be known that Sara Jane Elizabeth Rodgers survived 26.2 grueling miles by munching on sugar cubes while simultaneously falling irrevocably in love with a city. Let’s backtrack a little…I’ve been training to run a marathon for a few months now. If you had asked me a year ago if…

Lucky Number 13 by Sara Jane Rodgers

Woman playing the harp at the Cliffs of Moher Classes have finished but what comes next? It is what is known as the dreaded Week 13 where you’re not quite done yet but you’re so close that you almost taste it (and it tastes like freedom and mince pies). Week 13 is Reading Week, or…