Walk Slow …….

School. Assignments. Homework. Tests. GO GO GO. Anxious? It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day activities, running around and getting all stressed. Life sometimes leads up to this because everything is “vital” to our success. What on earth are we supposed to do to give ourselves some relief? I’ll give you…

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…

A Love Letter to Ireland

Alyssa worked with the International Education Division in Ireland for two months over the summer and became part of the international team. This is the second blog that Alyssa has written about her time in Ireland.  Hello everyone, it’s me again. As I finish my two-month internship with the UL International Office, I want to…

From South Carolina to the University of Limerick

My name is Alyssa Rollins and I am an American graduate student from the University of South Carolina. I am halfway through my two-year Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs, which will allow me to have a career at a university supporting students through their college years. Thanks to the strong partnership between…

From Ethiopia to Ireland

Elias traveled from Ethiopia to the Irish World Academy of music and dance to study for a semester through the Erasmus Plus International Credit Mobility Programme, here he reflects on his time in Limerick. I arrived at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, in September 2017. After months of preparation…

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…

My experience in the UL Buddy Programme

The International Education Division launched the UL International Buddy Programme with the purpose to promote the integration of new international students and students already attending UL. The programme pair each international student to a Buddy – a volunteer student – so that new students can have someone to help them during their stay in Ireland…

Law Programmes and student support at University of Limerick

The student-friendly environment at the University of Limerick, encourages students to explore, learn and grow, says Pavan Ramaswamy I distinctly remember my first day on the campus at the University of Limerick… Attending one of the rites of passage, ‘open day’, I was here trying to make up my mind about where I wanted to…

Why UL, trips away and my future in Ireland!

Parijat Bhattacharya has recently graduated from the University of Limerick with a first Class honors Masters in Interactive media.  In all honesty, choosing to do my Master’s abroad was one of the biggest decisions of my life, going forward with it though, it was one of the best. It was one amazing journey from start to…

UL Students Awarded for Erasmus Results: Rachel’s Story

This week, two University of Limerick students will be awarded prizes from the French Embassy for the highest results at a French university while on Erasmus. Second prize winner, Rachel McCourt studied at Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand. I was baffled to hear I was getting the award to be honest! But of course I’m very…

University of Limerick Bucket List

The top 10 things you have to do while studying in the University of Limerick (UL) – By UL International Student Stephanie Hodges 1. Go to Stables on a Friday night Friday nights at the Stables Club on campus are International Night. Every other Friday has a fun theme, and you’re sure to have a blast. There is a dance…