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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

All posts, English, Irish & Communication, News & events, Students, Undergraduates

Bringing Shakespeare plays alive in class at UL

Innovative teaching is something we pride ourselves on in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This week our first year English students were treated to performances by members of UL Drama Society of snippets of Shakespeare plays during their lecture. Organised by Dr Carrie Griffin, the aim was to encourage fresh approaches and… Continue reading Bringing Shakespeare plays alive in class at UL

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My experience studying an online MA

By Barbara Watts, MA in History of Family (online) A colleague granted a year’s sabbatical decided to ‘go the easy route’ by doing a master’s degree online. She ignored my comments that online courses are not for everyone and not as easy as people think. However, not having done any university courses for at least twenty years… Continue reading My experience studying an online MA

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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