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Language Exchange meeting for UL and international students

Each semester the Language Learning Hub at the University of Limerick organises a Language Exchange Meeting, which give UL students and international students the chance to meet, improve their languages and learn about each others' cultures.   More photos can be found on Languages@UL's Facebook page. Well done to Catherine Jeanneau, who organises the meeting!

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UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

Join us on Thursday the 22nd of February, from 17.30 to 19.30, at the University of Limerick Postgrad Open Evening, in The Pavilion on the University’s North Campus. The University of Limerick offers a suite of taught postgraduate programmes and invites you to meet UL Faculty and current postgraduates to learn more about the opportunities… Continue reading UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

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AHSS graduations, January 2018

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the University of Limerick today, we're proud of all of you. Our newly conferred PhDs include: Yanuar Dwi Prastyo (MLAL): Effects of Cooperative Learning on Student Teachers' Communicative Competence in Indonesia. Supervisors: Freda Mishan and Elaine Vaughan Yanuar Dwi Prastyo (MLAL): Effects of Cooperative Learning on Student… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2018

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AHSS Postgraduate Research Community: Spring Seminar

The next AHSS Postgraduate Research Community Seminar ‘Teaching Methods & Practices’ will take place on Thursday 25th January 2018. The seminar, which is organised by members of the AHSS Postgraduate community will address different methods of teaching used by postgraduates and faculty.  Full details below:

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences newsletter, Winter 2017

We've had a highly productive and positive semester here at the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Limerick. Our Winter 2017 newsletter features news, research profiles and events from our faculty and students from Autumn semester. Read the newsletter at this link: Read the AHSS Newsletter December 2017 (PDF) Read our previous newsletters

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Developing language policy research in China

Professor Helen Kelly-Holmes, Chair in Applied Languages and Executive Dean of the Faculty, recently visited China as the 2017 China State Language Commission Distinguished Visiting Professor of Language Policy. Helen was hosted by Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) and undertook a variety of activities during her stay, including a talk for scholars at the Shanghai… Continue reading Developing language policy research in China

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Opinion: Life after Brexit

Dr Joachim Fischer (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) wrote an article for RTE's Brainstorm on Life after Brexit. He argues that very few are grasping or even discussing the cultural shifts ahead post-Brexit as we face a new beginning for an European Ireland. I have seen little appreciation of the cultural shifts Brexit will… Continue reading Opinion: Life after Brexit

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Annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference at UL

The annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference was held at UL on Saturday 18 November 2017. The theme of the conference was "Applied Linguistics in the era of globalisation: Opportunities, challenges, practices". The event attracted over 80 delegates and featured 40 presentations from delegates based on three continents and in more than ten countries. The plenary… Continue reading Annual Irish Association for Applied Linguistics (IRAAL) conference at UL

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AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

This week the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences welcomed Transition Year students on to campus for Taster Sessions in our wide variety of undergraduate subjects. 620 students from 21 schools visited the University of Limerick on 28-28th November, for course talks and subject lectures. Students from Mayo, Waterford and Laois visited, as well… Continue reading AHSS welcomes TY students to campus

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UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

Students from across the country were presented with scholarships totalling nearly €280,000 at the 2017 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday, November 27. This year, more than 110 scholarships were presented, including over 30 UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in 2012 to mark UL’s 40th anniversary and… Continue reading UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

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Opinion: Media and the military

Opinion: as we saw in Harare last week and Argentina, Uganda and Chile previously, the media have long been targeted in attempts to seize power by members of military forces “In times of a perceived social media dominance of communication formats, traditional state-run media have particular relevance during a coup.” Our PhD candidate Muireann Prendergast… Continue reading Opinion: Media and the military

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A Dehli Diary: FAHSS collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University

By Dr Ciara Breathnach A delegation from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick visited Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi this November. The purpose of our visit was to participate in a series of events that included an Irish Studies Lecture Series and the signing of an Agreement of… Continue reading A Dehli Diary: FAHSS collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University