3 reasons why UL is the best university for women in STEM

As we just celebrated International Women’s Day, I felt compelled to talk about women in Science & Engineering. Most of us, female students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing (STEM) courses, we know that these fields are predominantly male and it can be somehow intimidating. For this reason, I will tell you how gender equality…

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.” –…

Holi: The festival of Colours (Part I)

Holi: The festival of Colours (Part I) By Nishita Dimri India is known to be a country with lots of festivals. We probably have a few festivals every month (and I’m not exaggerating). It’s sometimes hard to keep track of the, because they don’t really happen on a specific date. Most of the times the…

The Redness of the Spring

Baoyan writes about Chinese Spring Festival and what it is like to celebrate New Years in her new home at the University of Limerick.  Can you feel the warmth of spring in Limerick? Daffodils are blossoming and sun is coming out from the gloomy clouds. It is February now. Time for Chinese Spring Festival, last…

Chinese Student’s Guide to Ireland

Chinese student at University of Limerick, Ireland, shares her insights into life in UL and Ireland, such as how to properly respond to ‘How are you?’

The Old Fire Station: Limerick’s Newest Vegan Friendly Café

Foodies of Limerick – check out this review of the brand new Limerick vegetarian/vegan restaurant by UL international student, Angie Wiesgal! Check out her Vegetarian and Vegan Guide to Limerick while you’re at it.  The wait is finally over! A new vegetarian restaurant is here in Limerick. It’s called The Old Fire Station and it…

Top 10 Hidden Ruins in Ireland

  Evelyn Oliveira is a graduate of the University of Limerick, from Brazil, and her passion for Irish history has led her to visit over 80 ruins so far – here are her top 10! If you’ve been to Ireland, you’ll know that there are countless things to see and do. From the beautiful green landscape…