Why Change to UL?

Sonia O’Sullivan with the captains of UL soccer, running team, basketball, hurling,rugby and GAA clubs at the UL International Women’s Day conference, Accelerating Change. Photograph: Brian Gavin Press 22

Sonia O’Sullivan with the captains of UL soccer, running team, basketball, hurling,rugby and GAA clubs at the UL International Women’s Day conference, Accelerating Change. Photograph: Brian Gavin Press 22

Tue, Jun 18, 2013, 08:16

Tell us about UL
– UL has a population of about 12,000 students and is one of the Ireland’s newer universities, founded in 1972.
– Situated on the River Shannon, the university is big on sport with some of the best sports facilities in the country.
– UL is home to the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance.

Why change to UL?
– UL has one of the highest employment rates for graduates of any university.
– There’s a very vibrant social scene with many students living in housing estates very close to the university.
– It was recently voted the most popular university in Ireland.

Why not change to UL?
– If you like a quiet life you might find the endless parties in the UL students suburbs a bit busy for your taste.

What’s changed since I filled out my CAO form?
The University of Limerick is offering €2,000 entrance scholarships to students to mark the occasion of its 40th anniversary year. The UL 40 scholarships will be offered to 40 high-performing undergraduate students and four mature students who begin their studies in the academic year 2013/14.

Most popular courses
UL, originally described as Ireland’s American university, has always been strong on business and science. In recent years, thanks to the addition of the dance academy and some fine art collections, the university has seen greater demand for its arts courses.

Courses in decline
Law and architecture.


Weird fact about UL
The National Self Portrait Collection is housed at UL.

UL in three words
Young, dynamic, innovative.

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