Starting as a failure.

Failure can be crushing, but it is always important that we pick ourselves up and try to carry on. Here, student ambassador Bao Tran tells us how despite some rejections, he tried his hardest and secured a scholarship to study at UL. One fact: I lost a few scholarships due to my own failure and…

Flight to UL

In this blog, Mandlaenkosi Dube, an International Postgraduate student of Msc Aeronautical Engineering, recounts how his love of aviation was inspired by a crop sprayer, starting a journey which would lead him to studying at the University of Limerick. The journey of a thousand miles starts on ‘a single mile of runway’ for us aviators…

My first Chinese New Year without my family.

Many of us have experienced holidays spent apart from our families in the past year. Wen Heong writes about her first time spending New Year’s Eve away from her family in Malaysia, and trying to find the positives in this situation. 11th February 2021, the day was Chinese New Year’s Eve in Lunar Calendar. According…

Lunar New Year: An Introduction

The UL Community is diverse with many different cultures and traditions, and here our student ambassador Sonya San will introduce us to some usual practices for Lunar New Year! Read on and find out why you should toss your salad high, and how you can get away with not sweeping the floor… The Lunar New…

My UL Experience: A testimony

Considering studying at UL? Whether you choose to come here for a semester, or your whole degree, we are confident that you’ll have a great time. In this blog, Maggie Kanaley, one of our Student Ambassadors, tells us how she came to Limerick as a study abroad student, and will finish her degree as a…

My Study Abroad Experience

Sylvester is an Erasmus+ ICM student from the University of Cape Coast Ghana, he is studying International Relations and African Politics. Now that the semester ended he has just started additional studies working on a research project with Chris McInerney, Director of the Centre for Peace and Development, Department of Politics and Public Administration as…

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,…

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…

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…