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How To Keep In Touch With Friends From Home

By Sarah Talty, 4th year Journalism and New Media You meet so many amazing new people in college, between groups and societies, housemates and course-mates, you will end up making a whole group of new friends! This is great but we don’t want to lose our old friends from home too. A lot of people worry… Continue reading How To Keep In Touch With Friends From Home

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Why You Shouldn’t Worry If You’re Going Into College Alone

By Sarah Talty, 4th year Journalism and New Media There were roughly 1,200 students in my year at secondary school and only about 16 of us went to the University of Limerick. None of my friends were going to UL and anybody I did vaguely know going to UL was commuting. Essentially I was starting over… Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Worry If You’re Going Into College Alone

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5 New Years Resolutions For A Successful Semester

By Sarah Talty, 4th year Journalism and New Media   Set Realistic Goals We all tell ourselves lies at the beginning and ends of semesters. We tell ourselves that we’re gong to be in the library every day studying and we’ll only go out once every two weeks and we won’t get any more takeaways. These… Continue reading 5 New Years Resolutions For A Successful Semester

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How to have a productive day at the library

By Sarah Talty The semester weeks are finally in the double digits and dread has started to creep in. Whether you’re cramming for exams or trying to meet deadlines, it can be hard to get focused. Some people are lucky to have the motivation to study at home but for the rest of us only… Continue reading How to have a productive day at the library

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What To Consider When Choosing Where To Go On Erasmus

By Sarah Talty, 4th year Journalism and New Media We are very lucky that the University of Limerick is one of the best colleges for allowing their students Co-op and Erasmus opportunities. UL are linked with many fantastic colleges all around the world and when the time comes to finally choose where to go on Erasmus… Continue reading What To Consider When Choosing Where To Go On Erasmus

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Advice for your next semester

By Sarah Talty, 4th year Journalism and New Media Every year the same thing happens. We put off our deadlines, don’t attend lectures and tutorials and fail to study for exams in time. Every year this happens and every year we tell ourselves, ‘next semester will be different’. Well this is a warning to you right… Continue reading Advice for your next semester

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Arts degrees and your future career

By Sarah Talty Sometimes I feel like the world is divided into two types of people: people who think it’s okay to study Arts and people who don’t. But a lot of the time these people are misinformed or their career route is so straightforward they can’t see past a college degree. If you’re doing… Continue reading Arts degrees and your future career