Studying for Exams- Where? When? How? Why?

As we enter enter exam week, Student Ambassador Emma has some motivational words and last minute study tips to help you over the final line. I bet we are all feeling the pressure of exams. If reading week has taught us anything, it’s that nothing, not even COVID, can slow down impending exams and final…

Getting around in Limerick

From Apps to student travel cards, this blog outlines all the useful tips and tricks you need to know to navigate your way on public transport around Limerick like a local! Getting around in Limerick, especially when you are new in the city and country altogether, can be quite a challenge at first. With this…

Sustainable Life in Limerick

Sustainability is about looking after our planet for future generations. Student Ambassador, Luisa Göhmann has put together some suggestions of changes you can make to your lifestyle to become more sustainable. While these changes may be small, they can still have a big impact. Being mindful of your impact on the environment will probably not…

Find your perfect balance at UL: UL facilities

Sometimes it can be hard to wrap your head around the vast array of facilities that the University of Limerick offers to it’s students. In this blog, Student Ambassador, Senni has outlined the best bits of her favourite facilities and has even given some pro-tips! There are many things that make the University of Limerick…

Diwali!

As an Indian student studying at the University of Limerick, Svetlana reflects on the traditional happenings in her home country at this time of year and encourages students who are away from home to still gather and celebrate Diwali. This one word can light up the face of every Indian student in UL. It doesn’t…

The 5 days of Diwali

In this blog, Student Ambassador Pratik explains what each of the 5 days of Diwali entails for those who participate and the significance behind them. Diwali, or the festival of lights is one of the major festivals celebrated by majority of people in India. In this blog, you will come across the history of Diwali…

DIWALI: THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

Diwali, known also as “The Festival of Lights” is largely celebrated in many regions. This blog explains how each region marks the occasion in their own unique way and contains stories and myths passed down through generations. On this auspicious day, the nation joins together regardless of varied traditions and backgrounds. It is one among…

5 Tips for Adjusting to Life Abroad

Moving to a new country can require some adjusting; new surroundings, new university and new friends. Luckily, our Student Ambassador, Emma Craven has put together her top 5 tips to help you settle in and really make the most of life in Ireland.                 Midterms, papers, exams, group projects, and everything in between. We are…

A Student Guide to Surviving while Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can be one of the most rewarding experiences but for some students it can also present challenges along the way. In this blog, Student Ambassador Pratik talks about his experience, the challenges he faced as an international student and offers students his tips on how to overcome these obstacles to make the most…

A Guide for Irish TV

Hey guys, Today I am going to talk about some Irish television productions. As everybody knows, Irish people are kind, helpful and funny. All of these qualities are translated into their tv shows. In this post I will list my top 5 Irish TV shows: Father Ted This is by far the best Irish made…

Starting in UL – What to expect

Moving to a different country is something that none of us can be completely prepared for. I remember my first days on campus being chaotic and exhausting, and there are some things I would have done differently given the chance to do everything over again! For one, I would suggest eating and sleeping at the…

TIPS ON HOW TO RECYCLE PROPERLY IN UL

Hi guys! In this blog, I’d like to give a few tips on how to properly recycle waste here in UL. The university is a beautiful and organised campus (I always refer to it as Ireland’s Ever Green Campus *winks*) but what makes UL so green? The amazing green trees within the environment make it…