By Simran Kapur, MA in Journalism, University of Limerick When I initially packed up my bags for Ireland my mother was extremely worried about the possible weather conditions and kept stuffing my bag with every possible jacket she found lying around. In the end as you all must have guessed my luggage went leaps and… Continue reading Having Survived two Natural Calamities
By Simran Kapur They say experiences build a man’s (in my case a woman’s) personality. When it comes to my adventures in Ireland, I’ve had plenty to keep my family entertained back at home. Although, there was one experience in particular that left me mesmerized. I come from a very humid and particularly warm part… Continue reading My first snowfall
MPhil Student Punita Kapoor from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, came to the University of Limerick under the Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, International Activity Challenge Fund 2017. Here she writes about her 8 weeks at UL: To say I had the best of both worlds is what comes to my mind spontaneously… Continue reading The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
By Simran Kapur, Grad Dip/MA in Journalism, University of Limerick As soon as I touched down at Shannon from India, I had a weird an unnerving feeling in my stomach. This would be my home for the next one year. I will no longer be guarded by my mother’s love and sheltered in the comfort of… Continue reading My First Attempt at Surviving Alone
Last Wednesday, over 250 students gathered for the Language Exchange Meeting at UL. This popular event is organised every semester for the past 20 years by the Language Learning Hub, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. The principle of a Language Exchange Meeting is very simple: pairing international and UL students to promote language… Continue reading Language Exchange Meeting at UL a great success
By Nadine Kimak Hi my name is Nadine and I’m from Germany. I am studying Social Science and right now I’m doing my 3rd and 4th semester at the University of Limerick. Every time I meet new people they are really interested in why I chose Ireland and what it is like to be an… Continue reading My Erasmus journey at the University of Limerick
By Ashley Taylor I am a first-year student at the University of Limerick, currently studying Politics and International Relations. I'm from Northern California, from a town about forty minutes north of San Francisco. I applied to the University of Limerick because I have always wanted to study outside of the United States. I'm thrilled to… Continue reading Why Politics and International Relations?