Tea-rrific Times and Travels!

By Lindsay Nygren, University of Limerick International Student Ambassador With the start of the school year and being in a new country, checking out the clubs and societies on campus was a ‘must’ on my to-do list. I had already decided I was going to join some of the clubs here at UL, but the verdict…

UL Student Bobby Nolan on Hong Kong!

“I am currently on a student exchange with an Erasmus+ international credit mobility grant here in Hong Kong, which will be my new home for this semester. I am already here over a month and have enjoyed every second. The culture, the place and most importantly the people have surpassed all my expectations. Settling in was no problem as all the exchange students are very open minded and outgoing. I’d made over 10 friends before I’d even left the airport to go the University and I’m now good pals with over 200 more.

Sperrys, Sprints, and a Summit by Sara Jane Rodgers

I recently hiked Torc Mountain in Kerry. The name comes from an Irish word meaning “boar.” The legend goes that an enchanted boar was killed on this mountain by a legendary 3rd century hero named Fionn mac Cumhaill. Even though I did not see any enchanted boars (or any regular boars for that matter) on…

Everyone Ballyhass to go to here sometime by Sara Jane Rodgers

Twas the weeks after exams and all through UL, not a student was studying, not even Giselle. Okay, I don’t know anyone named Giselle. That would have been handy, but alas… So what have I been up to since classes ended? I’m currently trying to do my Masters Research Project which is focused on the…

UL International Student Ambassador of the Year – Sara Jane Rodgers

Congratulations to Sara Jane Rodgers who was selected as UL’s International Student Ambassador of the Year! Sara Jane wrote some fantastic blogs and made us very jealous of her adventures in the process! Well done Sara Jane and thank you for being a great ambassador. Missed her blogs, check them out here: Sara Jane’s Blogs

An American in Paris by Sara Jane Rodgers

An American in Paris Let it be known that Sara Jane Elizabeth Rodgers survived 26.2 grueling miles by munching on sugar cubes while simultaneously falling irrevocably in love with a city. Let’s backtrack a little…I’ve been training to run a marathon for a few months now. If you had asked me a year ago if…