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Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

In 2019, I joined an amazing interdisciplinary group of academics at UL who have built a relationship with the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and The Padre Pio Rehabilitation Centre at Ahotokurom, nr Elmina in the Central Region in Ghana. This group are working with partners in Ghana to improve the health and well-being of people in the community who… Continue reading Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

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A Day in the Life of a Journalist: Aisling Moloney – Graduate Profile

Aisling Moloney is a recent graduate from the BA in Journalism and New Media with Economics here in UL. She is currently a Presenter/Research RTÉ news2day, multi-media journalist at RTÉ News, as she speaks about her experience below. BA in Journalism and New Media with Economics Graduate, Aisling Moloney Why did you choose UL/this course?… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Journalist: Aisling Moloney – Graduate Profile

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UL School of Law Student Completes Internship at the Office of the DPP

Louise Kennedy, LLM student at the School of Law, recently completed an internship at the Office of the DPP. Below is a short review of her experience. The School of Law liaison for this internship opportunity was Dr Susan Leahy.  "Throughout my undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Limerick, I developed a keen… Continue reading UL School of Law Student Completes Internship at the Office of the DPP

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Our students: Jennifer Ess, European Studies

Jennifer Ess, from Kilkenny, is a 4th year student studying BA in European Studies at the University of Limerick. Jennifer discusses her time at UL in this blog post: ESN Bochum What interested you about the course initially? What I liked most about European Studies was the variety of subjects to study, as well as… Continue reading Our students: Jennifer Ess, European Studies

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Our students: Mark Boylan, Journalism and New Media

Mark Boylan Mark Boylan, from Banagher, Co. Offaly, is a 4th year student studying BA in Journalism and New Media at the University of Limerick. Here he talks about his time in UL: Why did you chose UL? There is no campus in the country which can compete with UL’s brilliant base and the strong… Continue reading Our students: Mark Boylan, Journalism and New Media

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My experience at UL so far

By David Roche, BA in Criminal Justice, University of Limerick This blog post is aimed at exploring a wide variety of tips and tricks to help survive college life here at the University of Limerick. As a second-year student I have an adequate but limited idea of what it takes to survive and excel in University.… Continue reading My experience at UL so far

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Big decisions to be made in 2nd year

By Kayley Hardiman, BA in Journalism and New Media Wow what a whirlwind of a semester it has been so far. It’s week 9 already. How did that happen? Time has just flown by this semester. I have been so busy ever since I came back to UL in January. This semester is crazy for all… Continue reading Big decisions to be made in 2nd year

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My work placement in Spain

By Aine O'Neill As part of my BA in English and History at the University of Limerick, it is mandatory to do a cooperative placement. Although you have the option to do this placement in Ireland, I luckily was picked to go to Spain! There are many companies which collaborate with UL for placement, for… Continue reading My work placement in Spain

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Why I chose to study at the University of Limerick

By Kayley Hardiman, 2nd year Journalism and New Media I decided to study the Journalism and New Media at UL because of the opportunities that existed here that weren’t anywhere else. The main things that attracted me to the course were the co-op and Erasmus in third year which I have yet to do. Journalism… Continue reading Why I chose to study at the University of Limerick

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Make sure you embrace and appreciate college life

By Marisa Kennedy, BA in Journalism and New Media, University of Limerick It’s said that your student years are the best years of your life. What should be added to that is, they are also the quickest. One minute, you’re following around an Orientation guide like a lost puppy trying to drink in this enormous campus,… Continue reading Make sure you embrace and appreciate college life

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Co–op: An Eye-opening experience

By Roisin O'Donoghue, BA New Media & English My Co-op experience is one I don’t think I could ever forget. I can still remember going to the seminars and signing up for an international placement. This was very unlike me. I had never been abroad by myself before and knew nothing about booking flights or… Continue reading Co–op: An Eye-opening experience

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Final year: Thoughts and dreams for the future

By Roisin O'Donoghue As the summer of 2017 came to an end I couldn’t help but realise a very big thing, I was going to be a fourth year. This both excited and terrified me, because while I am excited to be finished with essays, readings and exams I can’t help but feel that I… Continue reading Final year: Thoughts and dreams for the future