Saint Patrick’s Day in Ireland

When I chose to go to Ireland for the spring semester, I didn’t even think about the fact that I would be in Ireland come March 17. I didn’t know if they even celebrated St. Paddy’s Day in Ireland that much. As soon as March began, though, I knew that I was completely wrong. No…

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 2)

Holi: The festival of Colours (Part 2) By Simran Kapur Any festival approaching an Indian household would witness a riled-up mother frantically getting the house spick and span. The festival of colour more likely so, requires an extra bit of effort post the colourful fiasco. The entirety of the day goes by with drenching each…

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…

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…

Things I regret not bringing to Ireland!!

Ana Rodriguez Fontan is a Spanish Erasmus student at University of Limerick, Ireland. Here she shares her packing tips for a semester in Ireland! As I already said in my bio, it is not my first time here in Ireland. This is the reason why I thought I knew how cold and rainy this country is. However,…

Erasmus in Ireland: Top 10 Highlights

Ana Rodriguez Fontan is a Spanish Erasmus student at University of Limerick, Ireland. Here she shares her highlights from her first semester in Ireland! My first semester at UL is going to be over and I can not believe it! Time goes so fast while you are having fun! Here I come with my top…