A Vegetarian and Vegan Survival Guide to Limerick

Angie Weisgal is an International Student Ambassador for the University of Limerick. She is from the US and is here pursuing her MA in Journalism. Follow our blog for more student driven content about UL and Limerick.  Before coming to Limerick, my friend/pen pal (now my boyfriend of 2 years), told me that finding vegetarian food…

How to be an international student

By UL International Student Ambassador Marina Roehrich Studying in a different country can be tough. Many internationals do not speak English as their first language; therefore, everyday life can already have struggles waiting for us. Not only do we need to deal with another language every day, we also need to study in it. So how do…

TRIP TO CLIFFS OF MOHER

By UL International Student Ambassador Precious Lee There are some instances in your life that makes you know more about yourself. The trip to  the Cliffs of Moher that I had a few days back was one of those. It was the first travel experience that I had after reaching Limerick. I would love to share this…

Limerick Urban Dictionary

When you live in Limerick for a while, there are some words you start  hearing that seem a bit odd, but you’ll catch on eventually. Whether at the pub, in class, or in normal conversation, these phrases are good to know if you’re planning on coming to Ireland! 1. Ye Plural of you. This one you’ll hear all…

First Impressions of UL

By UL International student ambassador Bianca Smith So I love to dance. A lot. And I also happen to love Ireland. A lot. That’s what brought me back here in the first place. And when I decided to go back to school, UL was the only place I applied because I wanted to have my…

Erasmus + Dinner

On Tuesday 24 November a dinner was held in the Scholars to celebrate the return of the 2014/15 Erasmus and International Exchanges students to UL. There was a good turn-out of students, now in their 4th year of studies at UL, with the offer of a good meal followed by a competition to compose a tweet…

Friendships!

By UL International Student Ambassador Casey Kahler The friendships that form while traveling are truly one of a kind and the bonds formed from studying abroad are no exception. For the first time in your life you may be halfway around the world from everything and everyone you’ve ever known. At first this realization is intimidating and overwhelming…

Canada vs Ireland by UL International Student Valerie Grignon

by UL International Student Ambassador Valerie Grignon I was born and have always lived in Montreal, Canada, which I guess is different from the rest of the country itself. Now that I have been in Ireland for about 3 months, I am starting to see and understand how this beautiful country and its inhabitants are…

10 signs that you have become Irish!

By UL Internation Student Ambassador Bárbara Campos My semester as Erasmus student in UL is almost finishing and, to be honest, I don’t know how much my English has improved, but I am proud that it sounds more Irish. So, after almost four months living in Limerick I have looked for some of my own signs of…

Can Studying Abroad change your life?

by Lizzy Selvik, University of Limerick International Student Ambassador When I embarked on my study abroad journey I could not have been more excited. I had been dreaming about this experience and planning it for ages. I was going to see the world and welcome a semester of new experiences and new places. Before I…

Great news! UL ranked among the top universities for international students

The University of Limerick is ranked among the top universities for international students to study and live according to a recent international student survey.  UL achieved multiple global top ten rankings including employability, language support, accommodation and campus environment in the International Student Barometer (ISB) survey, which involved over 160,000 international students across 180 universities…