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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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LLM International Commercial Law: Postgraduate Profile – Aisling Croke

Aisling Croke is currently studying for the LLM International Commerical Law here at UL. Aisling gives her perspective on studying the LLM and her experience of the course so far. What made you study at UL? I was going to do my FE1’s while I was doing the Masters programme and I just thought it… Continue reading LLM International Commercial Law: Postgraduate Profile – Aisling Croke

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LLM Human Rights in Criminal Justice: Postgraduate Profile – Ayobami Ademuwagun

Ayobami Ademuwagun is from Nigeria and is currently studying for the LLM Human Rights in Criminal Justice here at UL. Ayobami gives her perspective on studying in Ireland and her experience of the course so far. LLM Human Rights in Criminal Justice Student Ayobami Ademuwagun What did you learn on the course? There’s two different… Continue reading LLM Human Rights in Criminal Justice: Postgraduate Profile – Ayobami Ademuwagun

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Managing a Career in Academia and Research

On Friday, 14 February 2020, Professor Fiona Cownie (Keele University) and Professor Anthony Bradney (Keele University) will deliver a special, interactive seminar on the topic of 'Managing a Career in Academia and Research'. The seminar will take place at 11am in the Teaching Space in the School of Law. More details about the seminar are contained in the… Continue reading Managing a Career in Academia and Research

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Internships for UL Law students

Áine Cooke, a third year Law plus student, has been selected for the prestigious CRCC Asia internship offered by the School of Law in conjunction with CRCC. Áine has just completed her cooperative work placement with the Immediate Office of the Registrar, Kosovo Specialist Chambers and will return to her studies in the School of… Continue reading Internships for UL Law students

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UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards

Congratulations to our School of Law colleague Sinead Eaton on being shortlisted for The Education Awards in the category Best Business and Third Level Institution Collaboration. Sinead organised a Lawyering project earlier this year for final year law students on AI in the Delivery of Legal services. Sinead liaised with and got support from McCann Fitzgerald… Continue reading UL Law lecturer shortlisted for The Education Awards

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Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

Dr Jennifer Schweppe of the Hate and Hostility Research Group (HHRG) at University of Limerick, who presented to the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) on the issue of hate crime and related matters Picture: Alan Place A report by researchers based at University of Limerick presented to a… Continue reading Report by University of Limerick researchers shows State ‘failing to meet obligations’ on hate crime

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Field Trip to Limerick Prison

Postgraduate students studying on the LLM/MA in Human Rights in Criminal Justice programme recently gained a real-world insight into an operational prison during a field trip to Limerick Prison organised by Course Director, Dr Ger Coffey. Students experienced the prison environment and gained valuable insights into the workings of an operational prison. This served to… Continue reading Field Trip to Limerick Prison

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Marie Curie funding for UL’s Hate and Hostility Research Group

Dr Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law) and Dr Amanda Haynes (Department of Sociology) have been selected for funding for a Marie Curie Initial Training (PhD) Network for NETHATE. The vision for the NETHATE (Network of Excellence of Training on HATE) ETN is to bring together an interdisciplinary team of world-leading European researchers to tackle a highly… Continue reading Marie Curie funding for UL’s Hate and Hostility Research Group

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AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Limerick are delighted to announce that three of our postgraduate courses have been shortlisted for Postgraduate Course of the Year by Grad Ireland: Postgraduate Course of the year in Arts & Humanities: MA in Songwriting Postgraduate Course of the Year in Law MA in Serious… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Programmes Shortlisted for National Awards