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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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School of Law Names China Internship Winner

The School of Law, University of Limerick, is delighted to announce Ms Niamh Shanahan (4th year Law Plus) as this year’s recipient of the School of Law/CRCC Asia Scholarship to conduct a two-month legal internship in China in summer 2018. Each year, the School of Law supports one student to the tune of €1,750 to… Continue reading School of Law Names China Internship Winner

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Tenth edition of Limerick Voice newspaper launched

The story of a Limerick family who have gone to extraordinary lengths to ease the agony of terminal illness features in the tenth edition of Limerick Voice, published on December 7th, 2017. Other powerful stories about people overcoming enormous physical disabilities to achieve greatness on the sporting fields and in wider society are also recounted… Continue reading Tenth edition of Limerick Voice newspaper launched

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UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

Students from across the country were presented with scholarships totalling nearly €280,000 at the 2017 University of Limerick Scholarship Awards ceremony held on Monday, November 27. This year, more than 110 scholarships were presented, including over 30 UL Sports Scholarships. Forty students were awarded UL40 Scholarships, introduced in 2012 to mark UL’s 40th anniversary and… Continue reading UL presents more than 110 scholarships worth nearly €280,000

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Seminar on summer opportunities for Law students at UL

On the evening of Thursday the 9th of November Dr Lydia Bracken and Dr Norah Burns of the School of Law hosted an event for their first year Criminal Justice and Law Plus student advisees. The seminar focused on summer opportunities that students may consider such as internships, volunteering etc. The event was organised as part… Continue reading Seminar on summer opportunities for Law students at UL

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European Union module at UL receives funding from prestigious Jean Monnet Programme

A team lead by Dr Joachim Fischer (School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics) have recently been awarded funding under the prestigious Jean Monnet Programme for a Broadening Module entitled “The European Union: Broadening the Perspective”. The funding is for three years, starting in the Spring semester of 2018. The module is specifically designed for… Continue reading European Union module at UL receives funding from prestigious Jean Monnet Programme

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UL v Cambridge Moot Court Competition takes place at UL

On Monday 6th of November, two students from UL, Miss Niamh Shanahan and Miss Bridget Howard (4th year Law Plus) competed against Miss Meredith Philips and Mr Isaac Freckleton of the University of Cambridge in the annual UL v Cambridge Moot Court competition. This year the event was kindly sponsored by Holmes O’Malley Sexton Solicitors.… Continue reading UL v Cambridge Moot Court Competition takes place at UL

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Third annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

  The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences yesterday held its third annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference.  The conference highlights the research of the Faculty’s postgraduate students, and gives students the opportunity to present in a real conference environment. Each conference panel was chaired by a PhD student, and the day also featured a number of… Continue reading Third annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

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Presentation to our Student Ambassadors

The AHSS Faculty Office were delighted to present our Student Ambassadors with certificates of appreciation for their work with us this year. Our Ambassadors have been working on a voluntary basis with the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, writing blog posts, helping at Open Days and posting on our Instagram and Twitter accounts. The… Continue reading Presentation to our Student Ambassadors

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UL Journalism students in major Google Fellowship success

Three UL Journalism students have secured highly competitive Google News Labs Fellowships in top media organisations in Ireland.  Three out of five places on offer in nationwide in Irish newsrooms went to UL students. The students, who are studying BA and MA in Journalism and New Media programmes at the University of Limerick will complete… Continue reading UL Journalism students in major Google Fellowship success

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UL scores hat-trick at National Student Media Awards

The University of Limerick scored a hat-trick at the 17th National Student Media Awards where three of its journalism students scooped top awards. Fourth year Journalism and New Media student, Jennifer Purcell (22), from Rosbrien, Limerick was named Features Writer Of The Year- News & Current Affairs, for a number of stories she wrote highlighting mental health issues. The award was sponsored by the Evening Herald newspaper… Continue reading UL scores hat-trick at National Student Media Awards

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Record number of UL journalism students nominated for national awards

A record number of journalism students at University of Limerick have been nominated for national media awards. Limerick Voice, the newspaper and website produced by the fourth year and MA in Journalism and New Media classes has received three separate nominations, for newspaper of the year, website of the year, layout and design of the year.… Continue reading Record number of UL journalism students nominated for national awards