THE HEALING POWER OF NATURE

Sunday, September 2018. I was in my worst feelings. It had been a stressful past couple of weeks. Adjusting to a new environment. Adjusting to the weather. Re-adjusting to a learning environment. Orientation week was quite overwhelming and so was the first week of classes. I felt so un-ready for this chapter of my life….

Things useful for International students in Limerick

It gets really tough for International students to settle down in a foreign country. I took few weeks to settle down and figure out everything. Here are few guidelines which I would like to share, and I hope these might be of some help. Accommodation Make sure you book your accommodation in advance before arriving…

Support services to help you settle into life at UL

Whether it’s your first time going abroad for a long time or not, adapting to a new university, country or culture is hard. Almost everyone feels lost at some point in the first weeks. Whether you can’t find your next classroom, can’t figure out your timetable, have troubles adjusting to the Irish culture or just…

From Ethiopia to Ireland

Elias traveled from Ethiopia to the Irish World Academy of music and dance to study for a semester through the Erasmus Plus International Credit Mobility Programme, here he reflects on his time in Limerick. I arrived at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, in September 2017. After months of preparation…

Things I regret not bringing to Ireland!!

Ana Rodriguez Fontan is a Spanish Erasmus student at University of Limerick, Ireland. Here she shares her packing tips for a semester in Ireland! As I already said in my bio, it is not my first time here in Ireland. This is the reason why I thought I knew how cold and rainy this country is. However,…

7 Ways UL Promotes Balanced Student Life

American postgraduate student at the University of Limerick, Ahnika White, explores the 7 most beneficial services and initiatives offered by the university to it’s students Clubs and Societies UL takes pride in the sporting culture here on campus—our incredible sports arena is a testament to that—and there is just as much pride in the various student-run…

Anastasiya’s First Impressions of UL: In English and German!

“UL is craic!”// “UL macht Spaß!” Week 4 in UL is Languages Week, and we will be celebrating the rich diversity of languages right here on campus! To help us celebrate European Language Day in particular, our Erasmus student from Germany, Anastasia, has kindly written us a blog about her first impressions of UL, in…