Starting My Study Abroad Journey!!

Jena Araojo hails from Virginia, USA and us in Ireland for a semester to Study Abroad. Jena is planning on making the most of her study abroad journey and here she gives us an update on how it is going so far. “Traveling – it leave your speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” –…

Law Programmes and student support at University of Limerick

The student-friendly environment at the University of Limerick, encourages students to explore, learn and grow, says Pavan Ramaswamy I distinctly remember my first day on the campus at the University of Limerick… Attending one of the rites of passage, ‘open day’, I was here trying to make up my mind about where I wanted to…

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,…

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…

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…

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…