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Student experience: learning to play Gaelic Football at UL

  Joy Siegel is from Richmond, Virginia, and currently studying on the MA in Technical Communication & E-Learning at the University of Limerick.  Studying abroad allows the unique chance to learn more about the world. Whether you are looking for culture, sports, language, volunteerism, or social opportunities, the University of Limerick (UL) can certainly deliver a rich experience. It may take a… Continue reading Student experience: learning to play Gaelic Football at UL

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VIDEO: My UL story – Colleen Kelly (Master of Laws LLM General)

Colleen Kelly is a postgraduate student at the University of Limerick studying the Master of Laws LLM General. Colleen came to Limerick via Pennslyvania and the UK. Here she has found a second home and a future career in UL. She discusses her studies and the supports she receives as an international student at UL… Continue reading VIDEO: My UL story – Colleen Kelly (Master of Laws LLM General)

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Having Survived two Natural Calamities

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

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My first snowfall

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

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The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step

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

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My First Attempt at Surviving Alone

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

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Language Exchange Meeting at UL a great success

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

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My Erasmus journey at the University of Limerick

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

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Why Politics and International Relations?

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?