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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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Joining the University of Limerick Wolf Pack

By Nadine Kimak When you are at University your major priorities are your academic studies. But you will not have to invest 24 hours 7 days a week. You will have plenty of time to do whatever you want. Because this is my first year at UL I am so glad that they have a… Continue reading Joining the University of Limerick Wolf Pack

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Making friends at University

By Jane Vaughan  Making friends at college was probably one of my biggest worries coming into to college. I was so nervous walking in by the flag poles on the day of orientation but looking back I need not have worried. The key thing about making friends is in your orientation group, this group is… Continue reading Making friends at University

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How my time on Erasmus made me feel more independent

By Anna Henderson A mandatory part of BA New Media and English is the opportunity to study abroad for a semester/academic year in another university under Erasmus +. Erasmus is an EU funded programme that allows 200,000 students study abroad every year. UL is one of over 240 European Universities in the Erasmus network and hundreds… Continue reading How my time on Erasmus made me feel more independent

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Erasmus: an experience for the faint-hearted!

By Lyndsey Hall Hey everyone! My name is Lyndsey, and I'm a Masters student here in UL, studying Comparative Literature and Cultural studies (it's a mouthful!). I started this Masters immediately after my undergrad degree, which I also did in UL. So clearly, I love this university, but another major factor in my decision to stay… Continue reading Erasmus: an experience for the faint-hearted!

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My time at UL

By Fay Langley Well, hello there! My name is Fay and I come from a little Gaeltacht island , the most southern part of Ireland called Cape Clear (Oileáin Chléire) in Co.Cork and THANKFULLY I survived the leaving cert blues last year and made it to UL to study my dream course: Applied Languages! I’m studying Irish, French… Continue reading My time at UL