How to enjoy Christmas in Ireland

By UL international student Ambassador Ana Ramírez If you are one of those people that are very much into the Christmas spirit like me, here’s a list of how to make the most of your time here before and during Christmas while you are studying abroad! Go to the see the Christmas lights switch on in…

International Students Bucket List – Ireland!

  By UL Erasmus Student Marina Roehrich Going abroad not only gives you the chance to study in a different country, it gives you the chance to get to know another culture! There are so many things to do in Ireland – and a lot of them are either in or very close to Limerick. So here…

10 ways to survive the Irish weather

By UL International Student Ambassador Valérie Grignon, It’s not a part of those Irish stereotypes by accident; the Irish weather really is one of its own kind. Chances are that, like me, you come from a country where the weather is somewhat predictable and might be a bit more enjoyable. Of course, getting all four…

THANKS IRELAND FOR….

By UL International Student Bárbara Campos Pérez In my last blog as UL International Ambassador I just want to say: THANKS IRELAND FOR…. Teaching me that rain or storm doesn’t mean a bad day. Sharing with me the magic of the Cliffs of Moher. All the sunsets and wind on my hair riding home after…

Life after the University of Limerick

By UL Student Leo Liu, MA International Tourism, class of 2005 I attended the course MA International Tourism, class of 2005. I lived in a neighborhood that I couldn’t even pronounce the name in the first place. However, this didn’t stop me learning, nor did it stop me making friends. I was able to study and enjoy…

Sunset in Limerick

The days are getting shorter and the sunsets are getting even more beautiful. Taking a break from my studies, I had to go take a few photos of campus this evening. I also found some great shots on twitter and instagram! Here are some photo’s of Limerick city this evening this Thursday evening 3rd December! Looking…

How to be an international student

By UL International Student Ambassador Marina Roehrich Studying in a different country can be tough. Many internationals do not speak English as their first language; therefore, everyday life can already have struggles waiting for us. Not only do we need to deal with another language every day, we also need to study in it. So how do…

TRIP TO CLIFFS OF MOHER

By UL International Student Ambassador Precious Lee There are some instances in your life that makes you know more about yourself. The trip to  the Cliffs of Moher that I had a few days back was one of those. It was the first travel experience that I had after reaching Limerick. I would love to share this…

4 Life Lessons Learned While Studying Abroad

By UL International Student Ambassador Joni Leffelaer Studying abroad is one of the best experiences I’ve had in my life so far. And now that I only have 28 days left in this beautiful country, I started asking myself why. What did this country, this experience do to me? Well, let’s just say that I made a…

Limerick Urban Dictionary

When you live in Limerick for a while, there are some words you start  hearing that seem a bit odd, but you’ll catch on eventually. Whether at the pub, in class, or in normal conversation, these phrases are good to know if you’re planning on coming to Ireland! 1. Ye Plural of you. This one you’ll hear all…

First Impressions of UL

By UL International student ambassador Bianca Smith So I love to dance. A lot. And I also happen to love Ireland. A lot. That’s what brought me back here in the first place. And when I decided to go back to school, UL was the only place I applied because I wanted to have my…

Friendsgiving

By UL student ambassador Bianca Smith Thanksgiving is a very big American holiday. It falls on the 4th Thursday of every November and it also happens to be my favorite holiday. Every year, growing up, we would go to my grandmother’s house and the entire family would get together. Around 1 pm we would start…