My Top 4 Favorite Places at UL

Everything is better when you’re with friends. I met these people the first week I was here and somehow we haven’t got sick of each other yet. You can usually find us in one of our apartments playing Spoons or watching movies. We also frequent the climbing wall and the Stables pub on campus. I know it’s cheesy, but these people have been the best (and most interesting) people I could’ve asked for during my time abroad! Here are my top 4 places in UL

UL Student Bobby Nolan on Hong Kong!

“I am currently on a student exchange with an Erasmus+ international credit mobility grant here in Hong Kong, which will be my new home for this semester. I am already here over a month and have enjoyed every second. The culture, the place and most importantly the people have surpassed all my expectations. Settling in was no problem as all the exchange students are very open minded and outgoing. I’d made over 10 friends before I’d even left the airport to go the University and I’m now good pals with over 200 more.

Can Studying Abroad change your life?

by Lizzy Selvik, University of Limerick International Student Ambassador When I embarked on my study abroad journey I could not have been more excited. I had been dreaming about this experience and planning it for ages. I was going to see the world and welcome a semester of new experiences and new places. Before I…

Great news! UL ranked among the top universities for international students

The University of Limerick is ranked among the top universities for international students to study and live according to a recent international student survey.  UL achieved multiple global top ten rankings including employability, language support, accommodation and campus environment in the International Student Barometer (ISB) survey, which involved over 160,000 international students across 180 universities…

Off-campus accommodation at UL by Allison Weiner, UL International Student Ambassador

We asked Allison Weiner, UL International Student Ambassador, to share her tips for finding off-campus accommodation at UL.  Here’s what she had to say: Living off-campus is very convenient as most off-campus accommodation comes fully furnished.  Off-campus rent is usually cheaper than on-campus housing and utilities are either relatively cheap or included in rent which…

The great outdoors by Lizzy Selvik, UL International Student Ambassador

Becoming an international student at the University of Limerick does not just mean you will be attending a great school where you will meet tons of people from all over the world while developing a global perspective on your education. While all of this is true, one thing I didn’t consider before going abroad was…

Why Ireland? by Michelle Lee, UL International Student Ambassador

I have recently started to do extensive research for my Masters dissertation which involves reading a lot about studying abroad. My dissertation is going to be about what motivates American students to study abroad and whether countries like Ireland could benefit economically and socially from these students. I have been reading about what researchers in…