Top tips to save money on food as a student

In this helpful blog, American student Emma shares her top tips on how she saves and how you can save money on food each week as a student. These tips are essential for student life! Let’s be honest, budgeting sucks. It’s stressful and unpleasant and can cause us to worry or freak out. Below are…

Five tips to survive a road trip  in Ireland

Who doesn’t love a good road trip around Ireland? While so many of us love to explore, some road trips can be quite taxing. Whether you’re taking a road trip all over Ireland, or to somewhere far away, Emma’s five tips will help with any trip!  Bring Headphones   Especially if you’re on a long bus…

Love at first sight: Why I fell in love with UL and Ireland

Slovakian student Laura details why she has fallen in love with the University Of Limerick as well as Ireland as a whole. The friendliness of Irish people, the magnificent UL campus and the unpredictable weather combined to provide Laura with a unique sense of home and comfort here in Ireland. Picking country for Erasmus is…

3 Tips For Your Transition To life at The University of Limerick 

The transition period from life at home to life at the University Of Limerick is never an easy task. In this blog, Ellen outlines how she managed to adapt to being away from home while making life-long memories and friends along the way. During my time so far here at University of Limerick, I can…

The best places to eat near The University of Limerick

In this blog, Kerry describes the best restaurants within close proximity to the University of Limerick. This selection of restaurants includes some of the best in Limerick. You can’t study at UL without trying some of these! While taking the bus to Limerick for a bite to eat or ordering for delivery is convenient, there…

Four tips for coming back to UL

Emma outlines four of her most important tips for coming back to the University Of Limerick after the holidays. These four tips are essential in living the most efficient and balanced college life this semester. Welcome back to everyone coming back to UL and getting ready for the spring semester. Many of us have spent…

Four things I wish I knew before coming to Limerick

Favour describes and outlines some of the things she wished she knew before arriving in Limerick which differed from her life at home in Nigeria. These tips are perfect for someone who is moving to Ireland for the first time. It is always exciting to travel to a new country, for me, it would be…

A-Z Guide for UL Students

UL Student Ambassador Luisa has put together an A-Z guide for all the things you need to know starting out as a UL Student. From popular building nicknames to Public Transport cards, Luisa explains it all. AAcademic AdvisorThis is your contact person throughout the semester for all questions related to your LearningAgreement and your courses….

Surviving your first Irish Winter

The Irish climate is often times very unpredictable as explained by Sakshi in this blog. However, if you follow the tips and tricks below, you will be ready for any conditions. Many of you, like me, might have grown up in a much warmer climate than the one you currently live in. Irish winters tend…

Christmas in Limerick

Christmas can be a difficult time of year if you are spending it away from home. Student Ambassador Rahab has put together some suggestions of things you can do to feel festive and make the most out of spending the holiday season in Ireland. Hurray!! You made it to the end of the Autumn Semester.  It’s…

Groceries Under €1

In this blog, Student Ambassador Dain highlights the best ways to eat well on a budget. From cheap bargains to versatile foods, this is your guide to budget groceries in Ireland. When studying abroad, it is really important to have good food and a balanced diet since your body is adapting to new environment. However,…

How to Deal with Stress

While everybody deals with stress differently, Student Ambassador Anna has given some general tips that are sure to prove useful to all students during exam week. Your time in Ireland travelling, exploring and studying at the University of Limerick, will fly by much faster than you might think. To make the end of your international…