Below are our most frequently asked questions. If the answer to your question isn't below, please don't hesitate to get in touch and we'll be happy to help. 

General Questions

One of the Irish student visa requirements is that non-EU nationals must have private medical insurance. Medical insurance for students attending UL can be purchased online at a cost of €160.

The preferred method of payment is through the online payment system ISPS (International Student Payment Service).

Students from the EU do not need a visa to study in Ireland. Non EU students should apply for a study visa well in advance of departure. Guidelines on applying for an Irish study visa are available here.  If you are a citizen of one of the countries listed here you do not need to apply for a visa.

UL uses Digitary, an online secure document platform to enable applicants, students, and graduates to access certified and secure electronic documents. The Visa Support Letter for applicants is available through Digitary and is issued upon payment of fees. See here for more information.

Note for full degree undergraduate and postgraduate applicants: this letter will only be issued upon payment of 50% of tuition fees. Students in receipt of a tuition fee scholarship will also need to provide supporting scholarship documentation as part of their visa application.

International students should arrive in time to attend orientation. Holidays, exam dates etc are available on the academic calendar.