Home of Firsts
From a little spark may burst a mighty flame - Dante
A University of ‘ Firsts’, UL prides itself on being ahead of many of Ireland’s third level institutions in securing unique education and sports facilities for all students.
UL was the first university in Ireland to place students in industry for work experience under the Cooperative Education (Co-Op) programme.
Our graduate employment rates are consistently higher than the HEA national average figure for all other Irish universities.
The Glucksman Library is one of the largest campus libraries in Ireland and the most digitally advanced in the world.
UL’s Disability Support Services Educational Assistive Technology Centre (EATC) is a unique, purpose-built accessible assistive technology lab.
The first programme of its kind in Ireland, designed to help new students to settle into university life with ease.
We are the home to Ireland's first, and only, academic Flight Simulator.
UL Sport built Ireland's first Olympic-standard 50m Pool and 25m Diving Pool with Olympic standard springboard facilities.
HEAR and DARE entry routes at UL have exceeded all national targets for underrepresented groups in the last 3 years (Source: IUA, Nov 2020)
With dedicated staff for our first-year students, UL will support you to succeed.