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Student experience: Summer scholarship programme in China

Oisin Flynn is a final year BA in Applied Languages student at the University of Limerick. This summer, UL offered him the opportunity to travel to China for an internship for the months of July and August. Oisin talks about his experiences here: I am so grateful to UL for making such a life-changing experience… Continue reading Student experience: Summer scholarship programme in China

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Leaving University: What Now?

It's getting to that sad time of year where we say farewell to our final year students. Micheál Costello is a final year BA in New Media & English student at the University of Limerick. In this blog post, originally published on his blog What He Does, Micheál writes about his time at UL, and his future… Continue reading Leaving University: What Now?

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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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My Erasmus experience in Belgium

By Roisin O’Donoghue, BA New Media & English, University of Limerick This time last year I was on my Erasmus in city of Ghent, Belgium. I lived and studied there from the 20th September to 23rd of December. Much like my Co-op it was an experience that I will never forget. The upsides were getting… Continue reading My Erasmus experience in Belgium

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Leaving UL

I am writing this blog, knowing that I am going to leave UL and Ireland soon. The past two semesters were the best time of my life. In honor of this amazing experience and my time in UL, I want to give you a recap of my Erasmus journey and the time I spend in… Continue reading Leaving UL

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My Co-op in Cologne

Elle Walsh is a 2nd year Applied Languages student at the University of Limerick. She is currently off campus on her Co-cop placament in Cologne, Germany. Here she gives us a review of her first few weeks away from UL: "Coop chooses you, unfortunately you don't get to choose your coop. You select a host… Continue reading My Co-op in Cologne

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My Erasmus journey at the University of Limerick

By Nadine Kimak Hi my name is Nadine and I’m from Germany. I am studying Social Science and right now I’m doing my 3rd and 4th semester at the University of Limerick. Every time I meet new people they are really interested in why I chose Ireland and what it is like to be an… Continue reading My Erasmus journey at the University of Limerick

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Studying Languages: The social degree

By Elle Walsh I chose to study languages at third level mostly because I wasn't sure what I wanted to do and I knew for that I enjoyed French in secondary school, well I enjoyed talking... to anyone, in any language. I have been "blessed" with the gift of the gab. From the moment I… Continue reading Studying Languages: The social degree

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How my time on Erasmus made me feel more independent

By Anna Henderson A mandatory part of BA New Media and English is the opportunity to study abroad for a semester/academic year in another university under Erasmus +. Erasmus is an EU funded programme that allows 200,000 students study abroad every year. UL is one of over 240 European Universities in the Erasmus network and hundreds… Continue reading How my time on Erasmus made me feel more independent

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Travel opportunities at UL

By Naomi Ni She I had Law Plus in UL down as my first choice on the CAO but to be honest, I really had no idea what I wanted to do, so I consider myself lucky that I was handed this as I grew to love the course over the years. In first year… Continue reading Travel opportunities at UL

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My adventure of a lifetime

By Muireann Murtagh Despite the long journey that divides my two homes (I'm from Longford), I am so happy to study in UL. I really enjoy my course, in which I focus on French and Spanish, because it is everything I ever hoped it would be. It has given me the chance to work in… Continue reading My adventure of a lifetime

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Why choose UL?

By Ciara Larkin For those of you who are still in secondary school, and are considering coming to UL in September, I can’t encourage you enough. Being from Limerick (but really from Clare), I wasn’t too eager or excited to come to UL because it was so close to home, but I don’t regret my… Continue reading Why choose UL?