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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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MA TESOL: Postgraduate Profile – Darrell Healy

Darrell Healy is currently studying the MA TESOL here at UL. Darrell gives his perspective on studying in UL and his experience of the course so far. MA TESOL Student Darrell Healy What made you study at UL? I was looking at courses in TESOL and the one in UL seemed appropriate for what I… Continue reading MA TESOL: Postgraduate Profile – Darrell Healy

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MA in Applied Linguistics: Graduate Profile – Marta Fortes Saez

Marta is a recent graduate of the MA in Applied Linguistics here in UL. She shares her experiences of the programme, UL and Ireland below. MA in Applied Linguistics Graduate Marta Fortes Saez What did you learn on the course? The course was very interesting because it wasn’t only focused on teaching. We also learned… Continue reading MA in Applied Linguistics: Graduate Profile – Marta Fortes Saez

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Partnership between University of Limerick and SDUT, China

By Dr Angela Farrell and Michelle Daly, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics (MLAL). Dr Angela Farrell and Ph.D. student Michelle Daly (MLAL) are currently guest EAP lecturers at Shandong University of Technology (SDUT) in Zibo in China as part of the 2+2 undergraduate joint programme between UL and SDUT. SDUT, founded in 1956,… Continue reading Partnership between University of Limerick and SDUT, China

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Irish launch for Ireland in the European Eye at Goethe-Institut Irland

Photo: RIA Congratulations to our colleagues in the School of Modern Languages and and Applied Linguistics on the launch of their publication Ireland in the European Eye. The book had its official Irish launch on Thursday evening, 7 November, at an event in Goethe-Institut Irland. Dr Thomas Lier, the director of the institute, hosted the… Continue reading Irish launch for Ireland in the European Eye at Goethe-Institut Irland

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Postgraduate researcher profile: György Nagy

György Nagy is a Hungarian PhD Candidate in the Structured PhD in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. His PhD is under the supervision of Dr Freda Mishan and Dr Marta Giralt. György’s research explores the extent to which English language learning materials… Continue reading Postgraduate researcher profile: György Nagy

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UL lecturers win first ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship

National Forum for Teaching and Learning, Erasmus and Delta meeting, held in the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin. October 2019. Photographer Paul Sherwood http://www.sherwood.ie Congratulations to Dr Liam Murray and Dr Marta Giralt from the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics have been the first UL scholars awarded with the ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship by the… Continue reading UL lecturers win first ERASMUS+ DELTA Scholarship

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Postgraduate research profile: Mark Ryan

Mark Ryan is a PhD Candidate in the field of Applied Linguistics, as well as a tutor in Linguistics and Sociolinguistics. His research aims to create a language policy and programme, which can be implemented in various contexts (e.g. domestic, schools, businesses), aimed at mitigating the harmful effects of heteronormative ideologies and implicit homophobia and… Continue reading Postgraduate research profile: Mark Ryan

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Graduate profile: Alan Owens, Communications Officer at the University of Limerick

Alan Owens, Communications Officer, University of Limerick. Photo: Oisin McHugh True Media Alan Owens recently joined University of Limerick as Communications Officer. He graduated from UL in 2004 from the BA in European Studies, and spent a year working as a German translator in Thomson Scientific. After a year of travel around the world, he… Continue reading Graduate profile: Alan Owens, Communications Officer at the University of Limerick

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Ireland in the European Eye reviewed in the Irish Times

The Irish Times recently reviewed the book Ireland in the European Eye, edited by Bettina Migge and UL's Dr Gisela Holfter (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics). The review, written by Eamon Maher, described the book as "an excellent analysis of Ireland’s various interactions with its European allies, from the early medieval period up… Continue reading Ireland in the European Eye reviewed in the Irish Times

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PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

Yesterday saw hundreds of our students from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences conferred at the University Concert Hall, including 15 of our PhD students. During conferrings, Dr Darina Slattery (School of English, Irish and Communication) was awarded the Excellence in the Provision of Pedagogic Support award as part of the UL Teaching… Continue reading PHOTOS: AHSS graduations 26th August 2019

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Colloquium on 90 years Irish-German diplomatic relations

A colloquium on 90 years Irish-German diplomatic relations took place yesterday evening in the Irish Embassy, Berlin. Organised by Dr Gisela Holfter, Centre for Irish-German Studies, UL, in coordination with the Irish Embassy, it reflected on past and present. Speakers included: Tánaiste and Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney T.D.H.E. the Irish… Continue reading Colloquium on 90 years Irish-German diplomatic relations