Using a bike is an efficient, and environmentally friendly alternative to the bus, or taxis when getting around Limerick. In this article Cosmos gives some tips and tricks to cycling around UL In Limerick, transportation is not restricted to buses or taxis. Bicycles are a more cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative for students to commute….
Category: Life in Ireland
Discovering the Beauty and History of Lough Gur: My First Stop in Limerick
by Hassan Khalid In this blog Hassan writes about the beautiful lake/historical site at Lough Gur, a site close to limerick, and tells us why it is a place you should visit during your time in Limerick. As I stepped out of the car and onto the lush green grass, I was struck by the…
My First Irish Winter: 4 Ways I Battled Those “Winter Blues” While Studying at the University of Limerick
in this blog Wairimū, a Masters Psychology student, describes the first winter she faced in Limerick, and gives advice on how to tackle the ways that winter brings you down.
A Tourist to a Student: 3 Dont’s and 1 Tip!
From tourist to student, here’s how a non-EU citizen managed to start his studies in UL!
How To Make An Irish S’more
When living in a different country, you shouldn’t let a lack of ingredients stop you from making an American classic s’more!
Check Kerry Houlihan’s recipe adapted to what’s available in Ireland.
How to Make Friends at UL
Want to make friends in UL?
Here’s 3 ways that you can meet new people according to Italian student Clara Rosina!
International Roaming Charges Too High? Turn This Off!
Are you experiencing a super high charge from your telco company back in your home country, especially international roaming? If you are, don’t worry, because Ng Wee Jian is going to help you avoid these costs!
Tips to Help You Settle in Ireland from an International Student
Whether it’s finding the right bank, mobile broadband, or supermarket, Indian student Sowmya Sabu is here to help you on all the essentials for moving to Ireland!
How to Watch Out for Accommodation Scams
Looking for off-campus accommodation? Then, make sure to avoid pesky scams. Read Sonya San’s advice on how to avoid her horror story.
Getting the Bus? Here’s 4 Must Know Tips For Students
Need to know some vital tips about travelling on the bus? Then never fear because Clara Rosina has 4 bits of advice to help you on your journeys in Limerick!
1 Day Trip to Blarney Castle and Cork City
Student ambassador Jian Yang is back with another blog, this time describing his unforgettable trip to Blarney Castle and Cork city organised by UL! Hello to everyone, here is to another end of a semester, I hope those reading my blogs have read my previous blogs before. If yes, thank you very much and I…
3 Cafés to Visit in Limerick City
Limerick is filled with cute, cozy and quirky cafes on all corners of every street. Slovenian Erasmus student Linda, takes us through her favourite spots to unwind and enjoy some golden coffee! These cafes are definitely worth checking out… Don’t believe us? Just see what Linda has to say.. The pictures speak for themselves! We…