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AHSS graduations, January 2019

UL, this week, celebrates the graduation of 1,715 students in total across its four faculties as it holds its annual Winter Conferring Ceremonies.  Included in this are 12 Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students who were yesterday conferred with PhD awards. Among the graduates this week is Dr Sindy Joyce, Mincéir (Traveller); human… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2019

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Journalism students at University of Limerick create 11th version of Limerick Voice newspaper

The courageous story of Vicky Phelan, whose fight for life opened the floodgates to the biggest health scandal in the history of the state features in the eleventh edition of Limerick Voice published on December 8, 2018. The newspaper, produced by the fourth year and MA students of Journalism at University of Limerick, reveals how the brave… Continue reading Journalism students at University of Limerick create 11th version of Limerick Voice newspaper

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AHSS student volunteers awarded at annual University of Limerick President’s Volunteer Award (PVA)

Congratulations to all AHSS Students who were recognised for their voluntary work during the last academic year at the annual University of Limerick President’s Volunteer Award (PVA) ceremony this week. A total of 435 University of Limerick students, the highest number to date, were honoured at the ceremony, held on campus on September 19th.  98 Faculty… Continue reading AHSS student volunteers awarded at annual University of Limerick President’s Volunteer Award (PVA)

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Opinion: Is it time for some Digital Wisdom about Digital Natives?

By Dr Silvia Benini, School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick. Analysis: a new study looks at what Irish students really think about the technology they use in secondary schools. Student attitudes and usage seem to be more cautious when it comes to the role of technology in the educational sphere.… Continue reading Opinion: Is it time for some Digital Wisdom about Digital Natives?

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UL Law students given educational tour of Limerick Garda Station

Students on the LL.M./M.A. Human Rights in Criminal Justice master’s programme visited Henry Street Garda Station on Wednesday 18th April for an educational tour. Accompanied by Course Director Dr Ger Coffey, our students were given a tour of the station by Garda Sharon Ivory which included the reception area for prisoners, interview rooms, custody suite, communications… Continue reading UL Law students given educational tour of Limerick Garda Station

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UL Journalism students increase TV presence

A project where MA and BA journalism students had to work as a team to plan, execute and deliver a bulletin in a single day has been officially launched. Lecturer in broadcast journalism Dr Fergal Quinn said the Limerick Voice TV news channel is part of a significant expansion in TV news production in UL,… Continue reading UL Journalism students increase TV presence

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UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

We are delighted to congratulate our Journalism students for their big win at the National Student Media Awards, more popularly known as the Smedias. The Limerick Voice, a newspaper published by Journalism students as part of their studies at the University of Limerick, was named Newspaper of the Year. The award was presented by The… Continue reading UL Journalism students win at National Student Media Awards

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Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme

The School of Law has nominated two students, Evana Lyons and Rebecca Lalor, to participate in this year’s Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme for Law Students. The purpose of the internship programme is to provide law students with experience that will be of assistance to them in their future careers. The Chief Justice will allocate… Continue reading Chief Justice’s Summer Internship Programme

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UL Final Year Law group considers how the trial process can be improved

Professor Antony Pemberton, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, met with one of the Law Plus Advanced Lawyering Project Groups last week. The group are working on a project with OneinFour and their project considers how the trial process can be improved in sexual offence cases to minimise the trauma experienced by victims. Professor Pemberton discussed innovations… Continue reading UL Final Year Law group considers how the trial process can be improved

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Second level students experience “Law for a Day” at UL

The School of Law at the University of Limerick hosted Law for a Day for secondary school students on 4th April. The day is designed to allow second level students to experience what it is like to be an undergraduate law student. The event was organised by Dr Norah Burns and Carol Huguet of the… Continue reading Second level students experience “Law for a Day” at UL