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‘Erasmus Speaks’: A Virtual Language Exchange rewarding 276 AHSS and KBS students with an Erasmus+ Digital Badge - ERASMUS SPEAKS is a Transnational Virtual Exchange Project (TEP) between the University of Limerick (UL) and five European partner Universities.
Postgraduate Student Profile: Kellie Maher, MA History - Kellie is a current student of the Masters in History programme at the University of Limerick. Kellie is currently doing her dissertation on Irish country houses as part of the MA programme. In this interview, she describes why she chose to study at UL, her experience of the Master's programme so far, and her future plans.
Postgraduate student profile: William Keohane, MA in Creative Writing - William is a student of the Masters in Creative Writing programme. He describes his experience of the Masters programme and why he would recommend the course to other aspiring authors below. Can you please introduce yourself and explain why you chose the MA in creative writing in particular? My name is William Keohane, and I’m… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: William Keohane, MA in Creative Writing
From MA dissertation to award-winning essay – Helene Haak and the WHAI Annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize - After starting a PhD based on my MA History of Family research, the Women’s History Association of Ireland’s (WHAI) annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize competition offered me the opportunity to work on my editing and writing skills. I was in my fourth year of studying English and History in UL as an undergraduate when I discovered… Continue reading From MA dissertation to award-winning essay – Helene Haak and the WHAI Annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize
Postgraduate Student Profile: Mary Ellen O’Keeffe, MA Sociology (Applied Social Research) - Mary Ellen O’Keeffe is a graduate of the MA in Sociology (Applied Social Research). As a UL undergraduate student, she explains why she chose to also pursue her postgraduate degree at UL and describes her experience of the programme. Can you please introduce yourself and explain why you chose the MA? My name is Mary… Continue reading Postgraduate Student Profile: Mary Ellen O’Keeffe, MA Sociology (Applied Social Research)

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