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…

Tips to having the best Exchange / Study Abroad Experience

I have just returned home to Canada after my one-semester exchange at UL. What can I say? It has been a BLAST! Although there isn’t anything I would change looking back, there are a few things that I wish I’d known about coming to Ireland, about the academics at UL, about cooking for myself, and…

Time to say goodbye

It is that time of the year again when our students start heading home 😦 We truly hope that you all enjoyed every moment of your time at the University of Limerick and that you will come back some day (soon!!!). Here are a few goodbyes posted by our students on Instagram.     hey_itsjena 130 days of European Adventures in…

Getting Acclimated: Why You Should Choose UL

For me, choosing to study abroad in Ireland was somewhat of a whim. I narrowed down the countries to Ireland or England in a matter of 24 hours, and before I knew it I was applying to study in Ireland at the University of Limerick. What drew me initially to the University was their excellent…

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Jena Araojo is a Study Abroad Student at the University of Limerick for the Spring semester, Jena is fitting as much as she can into her time in Ireland and here are her top tips on things to do on a budget.  As the saying goes, college students are always ballin’ on a budget. From…

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.” –…

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…