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UL Journalism students increase TV presence

A project where MA and BA journalism students had to work as a team to plan, execute and deliver a bulletin in a single day has been officially launched. Lecturer in broadcast journalism Dr Fergal Quinn said the Limerick Voice TV news channel is part of a significant expansion in TV news production in UL,… Continue reading UL Journalism students increase TV presence

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UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

We are delighted to congratulate our Journalism students for their big win at the National Student Media Awards, more popularly known as the Smedias. The Limerick Voice, a newspaper published by Journalism students as part of their studies at the University of Limerick, was named Newspaper of the Year. The award was presented by The… Continue reading UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

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Roma Rights seminar held at UL

The School of Law held a Roma Rights Seminar this week, convened by Dr Norah Burns. The seminar featured presentations from students in the UL Engage Roma Rights Practicum, supervised by Dr Burns. Four fourth year Law Plus students: Jack Ryan, Susan Gleeson, Evana Lyons and Patrick Brennan presented their reports based on the recently… Continue reading Roma Rights seminar held at UL

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UL Journalism students nominated for national sMedia awards

Aspiring journalists at University of Limerick have helped boost the status of the media courses at UL, after being nominated for numerous national awards. A number of students have been nominated for the annual sMedia awards which take place at the Aviva Stadium tonight, 19th April. The Limerick Voice newspaper, produced by 4th year and… Continue reading UL Journalism students nominated for national sMedia awards

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Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme

The School of Law has nominated two students, Evana Lyons and Rebecca Lalor, to participate in this year’s Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme for Law Students. The purpose of the internship programme is to provide law students with experience that will be of assistance to them in their future careers. The Chief Justice will allocate… Continue reading Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme

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VIDEO: Students from UL, LIT and MIC work together in intensive, Problem Based Learning exercise ‘LULITMI’

https://youtu.be/CqYA5VYORQw First year Public Administration students (from LM002 BA Arts) from the University of Limerick and Mary Immaculate College, and community development students from Limerick Institute Technology came together this semester for an intensive, Problem Based Learning (PBL) exercise called 'LULITMI'. The exercise also formed part of the programme of the Limerick Spring Festival of… Continue reading VIDEO: Students from UL, LIT and MIC work together in intensive, Problem Based Learning exercise ‘LULITMI’

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UL Final Year Law group considers how the trial process can be improved

Professor Antony Pemberton, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, met with one of the Law Plus Advanced Lawyering Project Groups last week. The group are working on a project with OneinFour and their project considers how the trial process can be improved in sexual offence cases to minimise the trauma experienced by victims. Professor Pemberton discussed innovations… Continue reading UL Final Year Law group considers how the trial process can be improved

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Second level students experience “Law for a Day” at UL

The School of Law at the University of Limerick hosted Law for a Day for secondary school students on 4th April. The day is designed to allow second level students to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate law student. The event was organised by Dr Norah Burns and Carol Huguet of the… Continue reading Second level students experience “Law for a Day” at UL

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Our graduates a year on: Jennifer Purcell

Jennifer Purcell graduated from UL's BA in Journalism and New Media in 2017. We catch up with her to see what she's up to a year on... Looking back, what did you like best about your course? I loved the practical side of our course. I was never good at concentrating or paying attention for… Continue reading Our graduates a year on: Jennifer Purcell

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Meet our graduates: Anna Henderson

Anna Henderson graduated with a BA in New Media and English in 2017. Here we catch up with her to find out how she's getting on a year after graduating from UL. Looking back, what did you like best about your course? My favourite part of my course was how varied it was. The six months… Continue reading Meet our graduates: Anna Henderson

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Our graduates: Niamh Dillon

Niamh Dillon graduated from UL with a BA in Politics and Sociology (Joint Honours) in 2016, followed by the MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) in January of this year. Here she talks about her time at UL: Looking back, what did you like best about your course? I liked being able to… Continue reading Our graduates: Niamh Dillon

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Our graduates, a year on: Seán Lynch

We're catching up with our 2017 graduates, to see where they're at, a year on. Seán Lynch graduated with a BA in Journalism & New Media from the University of Limerick in 2017. He talks about his time at UL, what he's currently doing, and has some great advice for our Journalism final year students.… Continue reading Our graduates, a year on: Seán Lynch