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University of Limerick

University of Limerick

University of Limerick


The University of Limerick is a distinctive, pioneering and connected university that shapes the future through educating and empowering people to meet the real challenges of tomorrow. At a time of profound and rapid societal change and a significant evolution in the role of universities UL has delivered innovative teaching, created better learning experiences for our students, undertaken world-class research and made ever-stronger contributions to meeting Ireland's needs.We can currently boast the best completion rates in the country and, even more importantly in these present times, UL has the best employment rates after graduation, a record of which we are very proud. UL also attracts a significant number of international students each year contributing to the internationalisation of our campus.

We offer excellent academic programmes, undergraduate, which are complemented by our Cooperative Education programme, full- and part-time postgraduate programmes and research opportunities.We are widely recognised for leading in the commercialising of research success and delivering value-added benefits to the wider community.

Campus Life Services aims to reduce our carbon footprint on the environment through engaging students in a number of environmental initiatives throughout the term. We are very fortunate in that our campus is located on a beautiful parkland site bordering the river Shannon.

Living on campus offers you an opportunity to enjoy your time at university to the full. The campus at the University of Limerickoffers amenities which are among the best in the country and compare well with many worldwide renowned universities.

Opening in September 2012, The Quigley Residence is our newest development on the North Campus. Exclusively for postgraduate students, The Quigley Residence will house 120 students in comfortable 4 and 2-bed apartments. Located adjacent to the new UL Medical School Building, The Quigley Residence provides modern facilities in an attractive landscape.

The University of Limerick (UL) (Irish: Ollscoil Luimnigh) is a university in Ireland near the city of Limerick. It was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and became a university statute in 1989 in accordance with the University of Limerick Act 1989. The university was the first university established since the foundation of the State in 1922, followed later the same day by the establishment of Dublin City University.

The university is located along the River Shannon, on an 80 hectare (200 acres) site in the 240 hectares (600 acres) National Technological Park at Castletroy, 5 km from Limerick city centre. The university has currently in excess of 11,000 full-time undergraduate students and 1,500 part-time students.

There are also over 800 research postgraduates and 1,300 taught postgraduate students[citation needed] at the university. The Co-Operative Education (commonly called Co-Op) programme allocates all students with an 8-month work placement as part of their degree. This was the first such programmes in the state.

The University is renowned for its "UL Experience", and the sheer sense of community on campus.

Campus Features

The UL award winning campus is truly one of the most beautiful university campuses anywhere in the world. Visitors never fail to be impressed by this peaceful green place with its trees, its fountains and the beautiful river Shannon flowing majestically through it all.

For more information about our campus, please visit our website.

University of Limerick students can choose to live on campus in one of the eight student villages or off campus in private student accommodation or self-catering houses and apartments.

For more information on our accommodation, please visit our website or complete the request more information.

    Scholarships and Funding

    The University of Limerick have a number of partial merit-based scholarships available for students.

    For more information on our scholarships, please visit our website or complete the request more information.

    Why study at University of Limerick

    The Universities commitment to graduate employability, UL`s dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement.

    The University of Limerick houses a broad range of world class and specialist equipment and facilities that give students and researchers an immersive and practical approach to their studies and research.

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    Awards & Accreditations

    AACSB International Accreditation

    Kemmy Business School

    Engineering at UL Accreditation

    Engineers Ireland

    School of Law

    recognised by New York State Bar

    Association of MBAs

    for Kemmy Business School

    Only 5-star ranked university in Ireland

    QS World University Rankings

    School of Law

    recognised by Bar Council of India

    Campus Life & Facilities

    The University of Limerick is number two in the world for international student happiness.

    The University of Limerick knows from experience that student support services play a crucial role in the success of students in higher education.

    For more information about our Student Life, please visit our website

    The University of Limerick is number one globally for students social activities.

    The Student Centre is the heart of UL Student Lifestyle. This is where you will find your Student Officers, UL Student Life Staff, over 80 different Clubs & Societies to join along with access to a huge amount of facilities & services and you will find all the information of the fun events we run on campus.

    For more information about our Student Life, please visit our website


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