Finding Love While Studying Abroad in Ireland

Angie is an MA Journalism student from the US  who returned to University of Limerick after her Study Abroad semester. Here, she tells us her story of finding love while studying abroad, and her top tips for dealing with long distance relationships. Read to the end for some surprise news! I first came to UL…

10 ways to have fun as a Teetotaller in UL

Angie Weisgal is an MA Journalism student at the University of Limerick, from the US. A lot of activities on campus are based around drinking. A teetotaller can feel left out. Whether you don’t drink because it’s your choice, it’s your New Year’s Resolution, it’s against your religion, or because of health reasons, there are…

A Trip to Killarney – By Yao Xiao

Yao Xiao is a Chinese student at the University of Limerick who recently went on a trip to Killarney, in Co. Kerry. Here’s what she thought of the place! For the whole semester, I was always telling myself that I was too busy to do any travel that and I could go to other cites…

November Favourites: Christmas Shopping Edition

Aleksandra Lepowska, an Erasmus student at the University of Limerick, shares her ideas for a special Christmas present to take home to your friends and family from Ireland! Hello Guys! It’s again that time of the year! Even though my mom always told me not to listen to Christmas songs until it’s actually Christmas, there’s…

Academic Writing Tips for International Students

The transition between academic practices can be hard for international students. Yao Xiao is a Chinese student at the University of Limerick who has learned loads about essay writing from the Academic Literacies module offered here at UL – here are her tips for international students struggling with academic writing!  In this blog, I want to…