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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

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Students visit to House of Lords

Via Centre for Early Modern Studies, Limerick blog Dr David Fleming led his eighteenth-century politics class’ annual visit to the House of Lords in College Green, Dublin, on 22 March. The fieldtrip has become a regular feature of his HI4107 module. The House of Lords’ chamber remains one of the most unique spaces in the country, practically unchanged… Continue reading Students visit to House of Lords

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Journalism at UL launches partnership with the Irish Examiner

A new partnership between the University of Limerick and the Irish Examiner has been launched, in which coursework produced by UL journalism students’ will be broadcast to a national audience. Irish Examiner Digital Editor Dolan O’Hagan and Editorial Manager Diane McDermott revealed details of a competition in UL on Tuesday where 10 videos produced by students… Continue reading Journalism at UL launches partnership with the Irish Examiner

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Outstanding students receive Access Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to our AHSS students who were presented with Access Scholarship Awards at a ceremony in the University of Limerick last Thursday by President Professor Don Barry. The President’s Access Scholarship Awards were launched in 2011 under the President’s patronage. Since then a total of 31 Access scholarships have been presented to UL students in… Continue reading Outstanding students receive Access Scholarship Awards

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University of Limerick hosts Kate Fleming Mediation Competition in Medical Law

The School of Law and Graduate Entry Medical School at the University of Limerick this week hosted the 2016/17 Kate Fleming Mediation Competition in Medical Law. Fifteen students from law and medicine came together in inter-disciplinary teams to settle a claim of medical negligence. The winning team comprised: Michelle Stephenson (Medicine), Anna Howard (Medicine), Siobhan Macloingsigh (Law)… Continue reading University of Limerick hosts Kate Fleming Mediation Competition in Medical Law