A Day in the Life – Michelle Lau Chai Hong

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Michelle Lau Chai Hong  is an international student from Malaysia earning her MSc Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety.

“ Ring……” It is my alarm ringing to tell me it is a new day!

As usual, I quickly wash and get myself ready to go to the university. The university is just 20 minutes by foot from the place I live and there is a “park and ride” bus that can cut my journey to half the time.

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My class starts at 9 am and on the way to the class, it is normally the time to grab a coffee or get some food. I meet my course mates and we have a good chat before the class starts. The lecture starts at 9am sharp, followed by a 10 minute break after an hour lecture. The break makes me feel better after an hour of study, because I get some fresh air and…

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Irish Language Classes at Trinity

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By Michaela Vitagliano

Visiting Student Blogger, Yale University

Coming from a high school that was predominantly filled with Irish-Americans, I was not thrown for a loop when I saw Saoirse /Seer-sha/ or Meabhdh /Mayv/ scrawled on name cards at a party function. The two that got me, however, were Colm and Eoin which I mistakenly pronounced as /Kohlm/ and /Ey-oh-in/. Thank goodness I hadn’t come across a Caoimhe that night, for I am sure I would have said something along the lines of /Kow-im-hay/ which is drastically different from the correct /Qwee-va/.

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Exploring Dublin: Favorite Walks

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By Isabella Gentleman Visiting Student Blogger, St. Olaf College As a visiting student at Trinity, it has been important to me to learn as much about the city of Dublin and its people…

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A Journey Around Dublin’s Coastal Towns and Villages

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by Alvise Renier

Visiting Student Blogger, Università degli Studi di Udine, Italy

Dublin is more than a vibrant and chaotic city, more than Guinness and Temple Bar, more than Trinity College. Are you fed up with the bustling and buzzing streets of the city centre, with all the cars, buses, bicycles, people rapidly walking to their job, and students running, trying not to miss their next lesson? Let’s take a journey back to the past and visit the picturesque villages and fishing harbours located just a few minutes from the College. Let’s take a journey to the unknown Dublin!

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BITESIZE TOP 10 COURSES: ENGINEERING

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Roisin is one of our US students who is in her 2nd year in Trinity.  Here she lets us know about her experience of studying Engineering at Trinity, one of our Top 10 Courses. …

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MY TIME IN TRINITY & YEAR ABROAD IN PRAGUE – A US STUDENT PERSPECTIVE

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Langston is one of our US students who is in his fourth year in Trinity.  Here he lets us know about her experience of moving to Ireland to study at Trinity. Over the past four…

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Lindsay Nygren, USA: Why I Chose UL for my Masters

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Lindsay Nygren, University of Limerick alumnus from Arizona, USA, shares why she chose Ireland & UL, and where her Masters course has taken her.   Why Ireland? After…

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5 YEAR’S TIME: FROM VISITING TRINITY TO MY GRADUATION – Experiencing Trinity as an American

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Eli is one of our US students who is in her fourth year in Trinity.  Here she lets us know about her experience of moving to Ireland to study at Trinity.  The first…

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BITESIZE TOP 10 COURSES: PSYCHOLOGY

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Audrey is one of our international students who is in her fourth year in Trinity.  Here she lets us know about her experience of studying Psychology at Trinity, one of our Top 10 Courses. 

Your name:  Audrey Chew

Your year of study: 4th Year (Senior Sophister)

Your programme of study / course:  Two-subject Moderatorship (TSM) Psychology and Sociology

 What made you decide to study your course at Trinity?

When I had my first tour around Trinity during the Open Day, I knew that this would be a university I would be proud to call my own. Trinity has a prestigious international reputation and the campus is absolutely gorgeous. Most importantly, its Two Subject Moderatorship (TSM) programme allowed for me to combine two of my desired Arts and Humanities subjects into a degree which most other universities did not offer. As a Psychology student, it was compulsory for…

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BITESIZE TOP 10 COURSES: HISTORY & POLITICAL SCIENCE

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Leon is one of our international students who is in his fourth year in Trinity.  Here he lets us know about his experience of studying History and Political Science at Trinity, one of our Top 10 Courses. 

Your name: Leon Kohl

Where you’re from in the US: Germany

Your year of study: 4th year

Your programme of study / course: History and Political Science

What made you decide to study your course at Trinity?

Ireland is a fascinating place to study History and Political Science. It is an island with a very rich history spanning such fascinating historical periods as early Christian times, Viking Ireland, the Gaelic and Norman Middle Ages, the Elizabethan period and revolutionary Ireland.  History is still well alive today in Ireland, with a significant impact on Irish politics and historical evidence such as historic buildings and archaeological sites that can be encountered everywhere in Dublin…

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