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Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

In 2019, I joined an amazing interdisciplinary group of academics at UL who have built a relationship with the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and The Padre Pio Rehabilitation Centre at Ahotokurom, nr Elmina in the Central Region in Ghana. This group are working with partners in Ghana to improve the health and well-being of people in the community who… Continue reading Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

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PhD Life Hacks: What worked for me and my PhD – July 2020

In July 2020, the PhD Life Hacks topic was What worked for me and my PhD and once again, the topic was chosen by the AHSS Postgraduate community. The session was organised by Dr Niamh Lenahan and it took place on Microsoft Teams. Postgraduates within AHSS were speakers at the event. Robert Collins, History who… Continue reading PhD Life Hacks: What worked for me and my PhD – July 2020

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Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy Graduate: Barbora Klimova

Barbora is a graduate of the MA Music Therapy at the University of Limerick, she is originally from the Czech Republic and is currently pursuing her career goal of working as a music therapist. She givers her experience of the MA programme below and how it has benefited her both personally and professionally. Borbora on… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy Graduate: Barbora Klimova

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The Ogham Stone Literary Journal-The Postgraduate student experience-Grainne Quinlan (MA English)

Grainne is a graduate of the MA in Creative Writing (2017) and is a current student on the MA in English at the University of Limerick (UL), where as part of her programme of study,along with with her classmates on the MA English and MA Creative Writing programmes, she helped to edit and publish the… Continue reading The Ogham Stone Literary Journal-The Postgraduate student experience-Grainne Quinlan (MA English)

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Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy Graduate: Diarmuid Boyle

Diarmuid Boyle, a recent graduate of the MA in Music Therapy describes how completing the MA in Music Therapy has enhanced his academic and clinical knowledge and furthered his career goals. He currently works as a music therapist in Tipperary. Diarmuid Boyle, MA Music Therapy graduate What made you study at UL? In September 2012,… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy Graduate: Diarmuid Boyle

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Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy: Lisa Kelly

Lisa is a graduate of the MA Music Therapy programme in UL. Lisa describes her experience of the programme and how this has benefitted her own personal and career goals. Lisa Kelly, Graduate, MA Music Therapy What made you study at UL? I began my studies in UL in 2014 when I was a student… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Music Therapy: Lisa Kelly

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5 reasons to do a postgraduate degree in Law at the University of Limerick

Learn why choosing to do a postgraduate degree at UL might just be the best decision you’ll ever make. Experiential hands-on learning One of the greatest strengths of the School of Law at the University of Limerick is its commitment to practice-orientated tuition delivered by a highly experienced team of academics, who have direct practical… Continue reading 5 reasons to do a postgraduate degree in Law at the University of Limerick

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Postgraduate student profile: Mostafa Darwish, MA Journalism

Mostafa is a student on the MA Journalism programme and is originally from Eygpt. Mostafa describes his experience of the programme and his delight at recently winning Student journalist of the Year 2020 at the Student Media Awards (SMEDIAs). Mostafa Darwish, Student, MA in Journalism at the University of Limerick Can you take us through… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Mostafa Darwish, MA Journalism

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Graduate Profile: MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): Andrea La Touche

Andrea La Touche is a recent graduate of the MA TESOL at UL. She has been elected Postgraduate Student Union President for the period 2020/21. She describes how the MA TESOL helped her develop both personally and professionally. Andrea La Touche, Graduate MA TESOL, UL What made you study at UL? I had made a… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): Andrea La Touche

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Postgraduate profile: Sandrine Ndahiro, Graduate: MA in English

Sandrine is a graduate of the MA in English here at the University of Limerick (UL). She is currently completing her PHD studies at the School of English, Irish and Communication here at UL. Her current research focuses on contemporary African literature. Sandrine describes how the MA in English has helped her develop her writing,… Continue reading Postgraduate profile: Sandrine Ndahiro, Graduate: MA in English

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Masters in the History of Family-Postgraduate graduate profile: Una Costello

Una Costello is a professional genealogist living in Ballina, Co Tipperary, who has set up her own genealogy research business: Celtic Genealogy (www.celticgenealogy.ie ). Una describes how the Masters in History of Family at UL helped her in her current career in geneology and the historical research surrounding this. Una Costello, Graduate of the MA in History of the Family, UL What made… Continue reading Masters in the History of Family-Postgraduate graduate profile: Una Costello

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The European Institutions: A career at the heart of Europe

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in a multi-cultural, fast paced, exciting environment on issues that can make a difference in normal people’s lives? Then a career within the European institutions might just be for you. There are many diverse careers available to graduates from translation and interpreting to working in administrative,… Continue reading The European Institutions: A career at the heart of Europe