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Leaving University: What Now?

It's getting to that sad time of year where we say farewell to our final year students. Micheál Costello is a final year BA in New Media & English student at the University of Limerick. In this blog post, originally published on his blog What He Does, Micheál writes about his time at UL, and his future… Continue reading Leaving University: What Now?

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Big decisions to be made in 2nd year

By Kayley Hardiman, BA in Journalism and New Media Wow what a whirlwind of a semester it has been so far. It’s week 9 already. How did that happen? Time has just flown by this semester. I have been so busy ever since I came back to UL in January. This semester is crazy for all… Continue reading Big decisions to be made in 2nd year

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My experience studying Law at the University of Limerick

The School of Law at UL recently received recognition of its Law degrees – Law Plus and Law and Accounting – from the Bar Council of India. Here one of our recent Law graduates, Pavan Ramaswamy, tells us of his experience and why he chose the School of Law, University of Limerick (UL) to study… Continue reading My experience studying Law at the University of Limerick

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How to prepare to go on Erasmus

By Elle Walsh, 3rd year Applied Languages student at the University of Limerick It can seem daunting trying to get ready for a semester abroad if you’ve never lived outside of Ireland before. Knowing what to pack, what to leave behind and most importantly, what to expect can be a real challenge. That’s why I’ve decided… Continue reading How to prepare to go on Erasmus

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What To Consider When Choosing Where To Go On Erasmus

By Sarah Talty, 4th year Journalism and New Media We are very lucky that the University of Limerick is one of the best colleges for allowing their students Co-op and Erasmus opportunities. UL are linked with many fantastic colleges all around the world and when the time comes to finally choose where to go on Erasmus… Continue reading What To Consider When Choosing Where To Go On Erasmus

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Why I chose to study at the University of Limerick

By Kayley Hardiman, 2nd year Journalism and New Media I decided to study the Journalism and New Media at UL because of the opportunities that existed here that weren’t anywhere else. The main things that attracted me to the course were the co-op and Erasmus in third year which I have yet to do. Journalism… Continue reading Why I chose to study at the University of Limerick

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Make sure you embrace and appreciate college life

By Marisa Kennedy, BA in Journalism and New Media, University of Limerick It’s said that your student years are the best years of your life. What should be added to that is, they are also the quickest. One minute, you’re following around an Orientation guide like a lost puppy trying to drink in this enormous campus,… Continue reading Make sure you embrace and appreciate college life

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My Erasmus experience in Belgium

By Roisin O’Donoghue, BA New Media & English, University of Limerick This time last year I was on my Erasmus in city of Ghent, Belgium. I lived and studied there from the 20th September to 23rd of December. Much like my Co-op it was an experience that I will never forget. The upsides were getting… Continue reading My Erasmus experience in Belgium

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Final year: Thoughts and dreams for the future

By Roisin O'Donoghue As the summer of 2017 came to an end I couldn’t help but realise a very big thing, I was going to be a fourth year. This both excited and terrified me, because while I am excited to be finished with essays, readings and exams I can’t help but feel that I… Continue reading Final year: Thoughts and dreams for the future

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Looking back: CAO

By Cassandra Murphy As I prepare for my final year in UL (for my undergraduate at least) I can’t help but look back and think where I was three years ago. Sitting at home waiting for CAO offers to come around. Still shaking from results day I was hoping that this would be the day… Continue reading Looking back: CAO

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Ready, mobility, go!: A series of pre-mobility online projects promoting intercultural awareness among European university students

The period abroad (on Erasmus or CoOp placement) is a significant part of the Higher Education student experience. While it is crucial to increase the opportunities for students to go abroad, it is also paramount to prepare them for their stay in a foreign country. The better prepared they are before their placement, the better… Continue reading Ready, mobility, go!: A series of pre-mobility online projects promoting intercultural awareness among European university students

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Leaving UL

I am writing this blog, knowing that I am going to leave UL and Ireland soon. The past two semesters were the best time of my life. In honor of this amazing experience and my time in UL, I want to give you a recap of my Erasmus journey and the time I spend in… Continue reading Leaving UL