FAQ For New Students!

DIT International Students Blog

So, you’re about to come to study with us! And you have 101 questions and there’s so many things to ask and figure out, you don’t know where to start! I hear ya…

Well, I’m going to try make things easier for you with a list of frequently asked questions and hopefully you can cross off a few from your list!

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  1. When can I register as a student with DIT? You can register as an international student with DIT on Monday the 10th of September 2018 at 09:30 in DIT Aungier Street. (If you’re not there that day then please go to one of the student service centers in DIT when you can.
  2. When and how can I register with INIS? This is the most common question we get. After you have registered with DIT as a student,  we will then issue your medical insurance cover which will be emailed…

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“Dublinisms” and other things you may encounter during your stay

The World of Trinity

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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My experience in the UL Buddy Programme

Study Ireland - Stories & Tips from International Students

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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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~ 15 Under €15 ~

Study Ireland - Stories & Tips from International Students

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.

Tourist Attractions

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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Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)

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 →

University of Limerick

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 →

Top 5 places to go in Cork

No. 1 The English Market The English Market is a food market in the centre of Cork, Ireland, occupying an area stretching from Princes Street to the Grand Parade. It is made-up of Princes Street Market and Grand Parade Market and is regarded for its mid-19th-century architecture and locally produced artisan food. The market is well supported locally and has... Continue Reading →

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