Second Sem’s the Charm: Changes I made to have a better semester

Studying away from home is exciting, overwhelming and nerve-wrecking. For many, it can be quite an anxious time. Alexis, an International Student Ambassador, discusses how her own anxieties held her back, and took its toll on her mental health. However with some well needed chats with friends and some time to self-reflect, Alexis grew to…

Thank you, UL

Joe is a Study Abroad student from America. In his blog, Joe takes us through his time here at the University of Limerick. At UL you get to experience new things, make friends and make memories that you will hold forever. When I stepped off the plane in walked into the Shannon Airport all I…

My Experience at UL as an International Student from Nigeria.

Enumah Chinedu Andra is one of our friendly student ambassadors who has only positive things to say about his experience here in the University of Limerick. Give his blog a read! My Experience at UL as an International Student from Nigeria.I was very apprehensive when I decided to make a bold move in my academic…

FREAKING COLD – A Vietnamese’s View of Cycling in Limerick

Thao is one of our International Student’s here at the University of Limerick. Whether there’s rain, hail, snow or sun, she battles all sorts of weather on her bike to make her classes and societies on time. Read her blog to find out why you too should invest in a bike! Hey readers, I’m Thao,…

Lalgudi to Limerick – A tryst with Coffee

Kailash, an international student here in the University of Limerick takes you through his encounter with not just any normal cup of coffee, but an Irish Coffee. What’s the difference you ask? Read this descriptive and witty blog to find out! What keeps most writers going? I would say, Coffee. I might take another sip,…

How the UL academic system is different than an American university

Course registration Before you even step foot on campus for your study abroad program, you can check out what classes are available to you as an international student via UL’s website. I highly recommend following the guideline of getting 7-10 classes (known here as modules) pre-approved with your university. As an international student, you won’t…

How to Survive A Master’s Degree

Timothy, one of our Student Ambassadors, is a witty and clever writer. You will truly be entertained reading his blogs, but pay attention because he has wise words to offer. In this blog, Timothy gives you all that you need to know when it comes to surviving a Masters. Commonly held beliefs vary when it…

Shortcut between City Centre and the UL Campus

It is so important to find a way to be active and to get some fresh air! Sabrina, our outdoorsy student ambassador, has found a lovely walking route for you to try! Scenic, and connecting UL Campus to the City, it really is a stunning walk. Did you know that health professionals recommend at least…

No right time or right age to study at University…..

Deepak Jaiswal (DJ) is a student ambassador with an interesting story when it comes to his time spent in education. In this blog he reminds us to push our limits and that it’s never too late to go back to college! My Journey to study at University after 10 Years of the working life…. I…

UL Timetable 101: Understanding Your Module Timetables

Kerry is a Study Abroad student from the USA. In her blog, Kerry walks you through how to create your timetable successfully so that you don’t need to worry! Before coming to UL, you will have the opportunity to check the schedule of the various modules you preselected.  Personally, as a student from the United…

How to handle culture shock 101:

Kerri is a Study abroad student from the USA. In her blog, Kerri shares how to handle culture shock from the minute you arrive in Ireland. As well as that, she gives her tips on how to make the most of your experience studying abroad! Let’s start from the first moment you land in Ireland;…

Culinary Adventures in Ireland: Spice Bag Edition.

“Do you want to have a spice bag?” That was the question my classmate posed to me before we headed to Limerick on Ice for a bout of ice-skating.  (Try singing it to the tune of “Do you want to build a snowman….”) My first thought upon being thrown this question was: I don’t keep…