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Graduate Profile: MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): Andrea La Touche

Andrea La Touche is a recent graduate of the MA TESOL at UL. She has been elected Postgraduate Student Union President for the period 2020/21. She describes how the MA TESOL helped her develop both personally and professionally. Andrea La Touche, Graduate MA TESOL, UL What made you study at UL? I had made a… Continue reading Graduate Profile: MA Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL): Andrea La Touche

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Postgraduate profile: Sandrine Ndahiro, Graduate: MA in English

Sandrine is a graduate of the MA in English here at the University of Limerick (UL). She is currently completing her PHD studies at the School of English, Irish and Communication here at UL. Her current research focuses on contemporary African literature. Sandrine describes how the MA in English has helped her develop her writing,… Continue reading Postgraduate profile: Sandrine Ndahiro, Graduate: MA in English

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Postgraduate History Programmes at the University of Limerick

MA HistoryMA Public History and Cultural HeritageMA History of FamilyMA Local History MA History https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzJ-ZmW9h4A Read our latest blog from our MA in History graduate Stephen Griffin and his UL experience here. If you’re looking for a challenge, if you want to identify any historical problem and if you want to find a solution to… Continue reading Postgraduate History Programmes at the University of Limerick

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Masters in the History of Family-Postgraduate graduate profile: Una Costello

Una Costello is a professional genealogist living in Ballina, Co Tipperary, who has set up her own genealogy research business: Celtic Genealogy (www.celticgenealogy.ie ). Una describes how the Masters in History of Family at UL helped her in her current career in geneology and the historical research surrounding this. Una Costello, Graduate of the MA in History of the Family, UL What made… Continue reading Masters in the History of Family-Postgraduate graduate profile: Una Costello

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‘Article by Dr. Alan Cusack published in The International Journal of Evidence and Proof’ Friday, 8 May 2020

WEBSITE ENTRY  On Wednesday, 6 May 2020, The International Journal of Evidence and Proof published a research article by Dr. Alan Cusack of the School of Law at the University of Limerick. The article which is entitled, ‘Addressing Vulnerability in Ireland’s Criminal Justice System: A Survey of Recent Statutory Developments’, offers a critical appraisal of recent statutory… Continue reading ‘Article by Dr. Alan Cusack published in The International Journal of Evidence and Proof’ Friday, 8 May 2020

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The European Institutions: A career at the heart of Europe

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in a multi-cultural, fast paced, exciting environment on issues that can make a difference in normal people’s lives? Then a career within the European institutions might just be for you. There are many diverse careers available to graduates from translation and interpreting to working in administrative,… Continue reading The European Institutions: A career at the heart of Europe

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Masters in Public Administration: Postgraduate Student Profile – Jurate Andrijauskiene

MA in Public Administration Postgraduate Student Profile: Jurate Andrijauskiene What made you study at UL? I worked in a private sector managerial role for twelve years and decided to change my career path. I joined Limerick City and County Council in 2017 and I knew that I would build strong customer service, communication, and leadership… Continue reading Masters in Public Administration: Postgraduate Student Profile – Jurate Andrijauskiene

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Speed and Space: Recent(-ish) Developments in Internet Music and Sound

Due to Covid-19 many musicians have begun to explore live streaming technologies and are posting non real-time Zoom collaborations. How much these habits continue after a vaccine is found remains to be seen, but I would assume that some of these practices are here to stay. From an educational point of view, we must incorporate… Continue reading Speed and Space: Recent(-ish) Developments in Internet Music and Sound

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Music, bringing communities together during this time of uncertainty

As community musicians, we interrogate, explore and debate what the term community means. At its worst, it can be an exclusive structure – a framework for deciding who is in and who is out, an excuse to build walls between Them and Us. However, at its best, it is a space for expressing solidarity and… Continue reading Music, bringing communities together during this time of uncertainty

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We can find inspiration and hope in these strange times through creativity, music and song

Course Director, MA Songwriting: Carl Corcoran Songwriters are inspired by an inner voice and spirit, coupled with a desire to move the listener. But finding the subject matter for such creation can often be a tedious and difficult pre-occupation. Certainly, there are tricks and tools of the trade. Some writers engage in the practice of… Continue reading We can find inspiration and hope in these strange times through creativity, music and song

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5 reasons why you should do an internship placement as part of your postgraduate study.

An internship placement offered as part of your postgraduate programme is a great opportunity to learn new skills and gain experience that will aid you in your future career. Learn more below about why it is worth taking part in an internship placement during your postgraduate course. Gain valuable work experience: During your internship you… Continue reading 5 reasons why you should do an internship placement as part of your postgraduate study.