The Student Perspective

Though her semester was cut short, Study Abroad student Tally talks about her time in the University of Limerick. She made memories, she made friends and best of all, she became part of the UL wolf pack! The wolf is a powerful, majestic, and elusive creature. It roams far and wide, relying on its community,…

My First Snowfall Experience!

Anyone remember the time in February 2020 when we witnessed rain, hail, snow and sunshine all in the same week?? Well for Ambassador, Chandan, it was the first time in his life to witness snow. Read to find out what he thought of the experience! Well, I was already amazed by the beauty of Ireland,…

Improving the balance between school, work and social life

Lilian, an International Student Ambassador, in her blog provides us with great tips on how to maintain a healthy balance between work, school and making time for ourselves and friends! Hello again, my name is Lilian and I am a masters student studying information and network security at the University of Limerick. I am currently…

My Trip to the Aran Islands

Chandan, an adventure enthusiast, set off earlier this year with the International Society on a trip to the Aran Islands. Landing on Inis Oirr, Chandan explains the history of the “Plassey Shipwreck”, and takes us on a virtual bicycle trip of the beautiful Irish isle! The Aran Islands, located off the coast of Ireland, are…

So you’re going to a Rugby game…

Here’s everything you need to know about the sport! Can’t tell your rucks from your mauls in rugby? Not even sure how the game works? Brianna, our student ambassador from America takes us through what we need to know about the sport, before going to our first rugby game! Know the team you’re rooting for…

Seven Months in Limerick; What I’ve Learned!

Chandan is one of our International Student Ambassadors. In this blog, he provides great tips on which bus apps to download, which Taxi service to use, and how to rent a car, as well as other hints! This is Chandan’s ‘Seven Months So Far in Limerick’ Hi My name is Chandan, I am pursuing Masters…

Reflecting upon my time in UL

Sue, an International Student Ambassador, takes us through her time here at the University of Limerick. Unfortunately, her visit was cut short by the pandemic, but nonetheless, she made unbelievable friends and enjoyed the time that she did have. I remember it very clearly, the first time I woke up to the sunrise and the…

Ireland’s Myths and Cultural Symbols

Not sure if Leprechauns are real? Is there a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow? Diana, one of our International Student Ambassadors, takes you through the myths associated with Ireland. Read her blog to find out more! Let’s clarify some myths regarding Ireland’s life. Before coming to Ireland, in my mind, I…

Full of Fun and Good Vibes

Clever and creative, Deepak’s poem about UL captures the friendships one can make while studying here. It also motivates us to make the most of our time in college – go get involved, meet new people and even climb a mountain! UL Life is Amazing Life Full of fun and good vibes When I wake…

Online Class: How to stay Productive!

Brianna, one of our student ambassadors, who has returned to her home in New York discusses how she stays motivated and productive while learning from home! Read her blog to gain some tips for yourself. Online Class: How to stay ProductiveSo because of the coronavirus, classes have now moved online. If you’re anything like me…

My first week at UL

In this blog, Olivia tingles all five of our senses. We can hear the crashing waves, see the green grass that covers UL, we can smell the fresh baked buns of the Saturday Milk Market as well as taste it, and we can feel the sun on our skin. Read this blog to learn about…

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…