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Mandatory consent workshops for AHSS first years

Mandatory consent workshops will be given to Faculty of Arts Humanities & Social Sciences first year students this semester. Staff and student facilitators have received training from SMART Consent of NUIG, and will give the workshops during tutorial hours to our students. Lorcan O’Donnell, Deputy President and Student Welfare Officer of UL Student Life said:… Continue reading Mandatory consent workshops for AHSS first years

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Passing out parade

The newly appointed Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, attended his first ceremony at the Garda Training College in Templemore on Friday September 7th, which saw 185 members being attested with full Garda powers. Commissioner Harris impressed upon the newly attested members the importance of openness, honesty and integrity as they embark upon the next phase of… Continue reading Passing out parade

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5 Tips for Surviving Life in Limerick and at UL!

Study Ireland - Stories & Tips from International Students

Moving to a new city can be super difficult, and often feel like you are completely starting over! This can be so much harder if you’ve have never lived on your own before (like me)! Here are just some suggestions and tips for living life at UL!

Tip 1:

Try to get to know your housemates! I was super lucky with my housemates, all of whom were so social! This made it so much easier to find my footing when I had other people there for support!

SnowTip 2:

Invest in a leap card! This will save you so much money when travelling around Limerick. I never actually got one, and regret how much I have probably spent on transport!! Pretty sure you can just pick them up at the student’s union!

Tip 3:

Dromroe Aerial ViewIf you’re living in Dromroe Village, make sure not to lock yourself out of your room!…

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UL Journalism graduate beats off stiff competition to secure RTÉ News job

University of Limerick journalism graduate Cillian Sherlock has secured the post as presenter on the RTÉ news2day programme against stiff competition from journalism graduates nationwide. News2day is RTÉ’s news service designed specifically for children, featuring Irish and international news of interest to a young audience. Following a call out to media and journalism graduates across… Continue reading UL Journalism graduate beats off stiff competition to secure RTÉ News job

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Los Angeles Externship for UL Law Student

Each year the School of Law at the University of Limerick selects one law student to complete the Los Angeles Federal District Court Externship with the support of the Irish American Bar Association. This year, Zara Murphy, third year Law Plus student, spent three months in LA on the programme. This was her experience: “This… Continue reading Los Angeles Externship for UL Law Student

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Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremony, August 2018

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the University of Limerick on Friday 31st August, we’re proud of all of you. Our album of photos can be seen on our Facebook page here: www.facebook.com/pg/ahssUL/ Our newly conferred PhDs include: Erin Branigan: 'Privacy Interests and High-Profile Figures: Legal Considerations from an Irish Perspective'. Supervisor:  Eoin Quill… Continue reading Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences graduation ceremony, August 2018

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Student experience: UL Law student completes two month internship in Shanghai

In partnership with CRCC Asia, each year the School of Law at UL selects one student to undertake a 2-3 month work placement in a top Chinese law firm in Shanghai, Beijing or Shenzhen. The internship is supported with a generous School of Law scholarship to the value of almost €2,000. This year’s participant was… Continue reading Student experience: UL Law student completes two month internship in Shanghai

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UL law students take part in Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme

Two students from UL's School of Law, Evana Lyons (Law Plus) and Rebecca Lalor (LLM General), participated in the Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme for Law Students for four weeks this summer. Rebecca Lalor writes about her experience: “Having completed my month as an intern on the Chief Justice’s Summer Internship programme, I can honestly… Continue reading UL law students take part in Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme

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UL student wins video journalism prize

A video project entitled “25 ... What do you know about Ireland's national card game?” has earned David Connors, a MA in Journalism student at the University of Limerick, top prize in the inaugural Irish Examiner / University of Limerick video journalism competition. His piece focused on a '25' card tournament in Tubber, Co Clare,… Continue reading UL student wins video journalism prize

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UL Journalism student wins Limerick’s Live 95FM Broadcast Journalism Award 2018

Congratulations to our Journalism student Michaela Deane, who has won the Live 95FM radio documentary award for 2018. Michaela's entry tackled the topic of the morning after pill and examined different attitudes amongst pharmacists dispensing the medication. Head of News at Live 95FM, Gillian Devlin said: “Michaela's entry showed innovation and courage, tackling an issue that… Continue reading UL Journalism student wins Limerick’s Live 95FM Broadcast Journalism Award 2018

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From Ethiopia to Ireland

Study Ireland - Stories & Tips from International Students

Elias traveled from Ethiopia to the Irish World Academy of music and dance to study for a semester through the Erasmus Plus International Credit Mobility Programme, here he reflects on his time in Limerick.

I arrived at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, University of Limerick, in September 2017. After months of preparation and paperwork, I still did not know what to expect, luckily my friend Genene was starting this new adventure with me. Our first impression when we arrived was that everything is green, we soon learnt this was a result of the rain! Before coming to Ireland, we only knew where the island of Ireland is located and the types of music from the different provinces and we had seen Irish dancing on the television.  During orientation we were treated to a live Irish dancing performance in the concert hall which we will never forget!  It…

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Housing Law and Policy Online module launched for September 2018

The School of Law is delighted to announce that it has launched its intake for “Housing Law and Policy Online”, a collaboration between the School of Law, UL, and Community Law and Mediation. Housing Law and Policy, which commences in September, builds on the success of the module delivered online for the first time in… Continue reading Housing Law and Policy Online module launched for September 2018