By Catt Kim
I’ve been asked some variation of the question “How’s Dublin?!” dozens of times in the month that I’ve been here. From small talk with strangers at bars to friends from home curious to hear, I’ve been getting by with “It’s good! Dublin is really small but I’m having a really nice time and I like it a lot.” That’s nowhere near the full story, of course, but come on, it’s a loaded question! Being in a new place is complicated and confusing and exciting and amazing in varying degrees.
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Dublin Business School (DBS) incorporating Portobello College is the largest independent college in Ireland. With over 9,000 students, DBS provides a range of full-time and part-time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, with courses for 2016/2017 in subject areas such as business, law, accounting, event management, IT, arts, media studies and psychology. The colleges undergraduate and part-time... Continue Reading →
The International Education Division launched the UL International Buddy Programme with the purpose to promote the integration of new international students and students already attending UL. The programme pair each international student to a Buddy – a volunteer student – so that new students can have someone to help them during their stay in Ireland and in UL.
So, for those of you who are planning to study in UL or those of you who are already packing your bags to come to Ireland, you should know that you won’t be all by yourself when you arrive here.
The programme works like this, once the international office knows you are coming, they send your email contact to your assigned buddy so he can introduce himself and know a little bit more about you. This email exchange helps you answering doubts or questions you may have prior to your arrival. For…
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Jena Araojo is a Study Abroad Student at the University of Limerick for the Spring semester, Jena is fitting as much as she can into her time in Ireland and here are her top tips on things to do on a budget.
As the saying goes, college students are always ballin’ on a budget. From my time here in Ireland, I have found 15 of the best tourist attractions, good eats, castles, and trad music spots to visit across the country and all under €15. So start budgeting now and make sure to visit some of these places while you are here.
Cliffs of Moher – €6
Location: County Clare
- Did you actually visit Ireland if you didn’t see the Cliffs of Moher? If you’re studying abroad or simply vacationing in Ireland, the Cliffs are truly a must see and with an entrance fee of only €6…
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For over 200 years RCSI has played a major role in medical education and training in Ireland. Founded in 1784 to train surgeons, today the College provides extensive education and training in the healthcare professions at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Ireland’s largest medical school. International mix of students; over 60 countries represented in the student... Continue Reading →
No. 1 King John's Castle King John's Castle is a 13th-century castle located on King's Island in Limerick, Ireland, next to the River Shannon. Although the site dates back to 922 when the Vikings lived on the Island, the castle itself was built on the orders of King John in 1200. One of the best preserved... Continue Reading →
The University of Limerick (UL) is a university in Limerick, Ireland was founded in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick. In 1989, it became a university in accordance with the University of Limerick Act 1989.It was the first university established since the 1922 founding of the Republic of Ireland. With close to... Continue Reading →