Erasmus in Malta

Looking back, I had always been slightly apprehensive about Erasmus. When you apply to a course and see that you will have to eventually complete a semester abroad, you eagerly accept this, with the knowledge that it is no where near imminent and that surely you will be absolutely fearless about approaching the opportunity when…

Summing Up: The Student Ambassador Programme

If you’re joining us at UL next semester, why not apply for our student ambassador programme? Every blog that we post, like this one by Arun Rajeev, is written by a student like you, so read on to find out more! I joined UL in September 2020 as a Postgraduate student. I was excited and…

Erasmus overseas – would I do it again?

This past year, not everyone has been able to have the same Erasmus experience that you might expect. This blog by Student Ambassador Magdalena Szymanska tells us about how she found her virtual semester abroad! Since I can remember, Erasmus has been my dream. I found out about the program when I was a little…

Staying Well With UL

University can be challenging socially, especially during a pandemic. This blog from Student Ambassador Afroja Ahmed shows us that there are plenty of ways to stay well and keep connected with the community! We are currently living in uncertain times with the outbreak of COVID-19. During times like this, our faith can be challenged, and…

My Life in Limerick

Making the decision to study abroad can be intimidating, especially because it involves moving your whole life to somewhere new. This blog from Student Ambassador Afrah AlLawati might just make you realise that coming to Limerick could be one of the best decisions you ever make… Let’s face it. Living in Limerick was one of…

Erasmus during a pandemic – was it worth it?

As this academic year comes to an end, we can look back on a time that was truly unprecedented and like nothing that we had known before. Find out more about how the past semester went for Student Ambassador Robin Luger, and see how they experienced Ireland despite COVID restrictions. Now that my Erasmus experience,…

Making every penny count!

While studying abroad can give you invaluable life experience, it can be quite costly. This blog from Student Ambassador Sonya San gives some great advice on how to keep your grocery expenses low to free up some of your budget for fun! Some students might have a tight budget like I do when studying abroad….

A VISIT TO DONEGAL

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, you may be interested in travelling through all of Ireland and seeing the amazing scenery that the country has to offer. This blog by Godswill Dagogo Jumbo brings us through his trip to Donegal, and might give you some inspiration on where to go next! Sometimes school can be really stressful…

The Impact of Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility

We are delighted to hear that, Onise Tsulaia, one of our first Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) Students from Tbilisi State University, Georgia, has been awarded the Global Hauser Scholarship from New York University, USA to purse his LLM. We extend our sincere congratulations on this significant achievement. In this blog, Onise reflects on his…

Dealing with Culture Shock in Ireland

Is shock good for you? – When we experience new and different cultures, we often come across things that might seem strange or confusing to us. This blog from Student Ambassador Afroja Ahmed shows us that culture shock is a normal part of moving abroad and can help us to grow and adapt to new…

Friendly Folks

“They say that no matter how rich you are, happiness is something you cannot buy.” – Ireland is known for its friendly locals, and this blog by Student Ambassador Sonya San proves that this outgoing attitude can benefit us all! Coming from a multiracial country, I was prepared and open to face new cultures and…

This app will organize your life!

As deadlines approach, it can be hard to separate your studies from your personal life, especially when working from home. In this blog, Tiwalolu Odesanya tells us about an app that can help you to manage your time more efficiently and reclaim some moments to yourself. Work and Personal life. They are one and the…