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Orientation Schedule for Study Abroad Students

Orientation Schedule

Event time Event name Event Description
10.30 Meet & Greet our Indonesian International Student Mobility Award (IISMA) Students Meet the UL Study Abroad Team and other IISMA students for this fun and interactive welcome session.

Please note that this is a mandatory session for IISMA students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

15.00 MS Teams Session - Gaming Join the UL Global Team and your fellow UL Global students for this fun and interactive mixer session. Today's topic is... gaming! 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
09.00 Yoga What better way to start the morning than with some exercise? Join Christine McNally for this morning yoga session. 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.00 Introduction to the UL Student Health Centre All international students who arrive in Ireland will have to register with the UL Student Medical Centre. This session will explain how you can do this, as well as explaining the range of other services offered by the UL Medical Centre and how you can avail of these.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.30 IISMA Information Session

 

Join the Study Abroad Team for our 'Meet and Greet' session with our Indonesian International Student Mobility Award (IISMA) Students 

Please note this is a mandatory session for IISMA students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

11.30 Mixer Session Get to meet other students in this mixer session organised by students for students!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

13.30 IISMA Information Session ISMA Q&A Session Learn more about UL: Practical Information (All you need to know about day-to-day living) 

Plelase note that this is a mandatory session for IISMA students

15.00 MS Teams Session - Sports Join the UL Global Team and your fellow UL Global students for this fun and interactive mixer session. Today's topic is... sports!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

16.00 Pre-Arrival Session for US and EU Study Abroad Students Any US or EU students who are yet to travel to Ireland, can join the Study Abroad Team to help you answer any last-minute questions you may have before travelling to UL.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

19.00 Quiz night Join the UL Global Team and your fellow international students for our virtual table quiz! There are plenty of prizes up for grabs!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
09.00 HIIT What better way to start the morning than with some exercise? Join UL Sport's Derek Mackessy for this morning HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) session. 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.30 IISMA Information Session IISMA Information Session: Classes

Join the Study Abroad Team to find out everything you need to know about your classes.

Please note that this is a mandatory session for IISMA students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

11.30 Meet the Ambassadors This is your chance to meet other UL Global students and ask your questions

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

14.00 Virtual Tour: Take some time for yourself Join the Study Abroad Team to discuss interesting virtual tours and online activities. Today’s topic is ‘Take some time for yourself’.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

15.00 MS Teams Session - Books Join the UL Global Team and your fellow UL Global students for this fun and interactive mixer session. Today's topic is... books!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

16.00 Mindfulness Session Join Yvonne from Just Be to end the day on a positive and meaningful note with our Mindfulness Session

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
09.00 Yoga What better way to start the morning than with some exercise? Join Christine McNally for this morning yoga session. 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.00 IISMA Information Session IISMA Information Session: Visa and Opening a Bank Account

Join the Study Abroad Team for everything you need to know about registering with the Limerick Immigration Office and opening a bank account

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

11.30 Irish Culture Workshop with Michelle Daly Join Michelle Daly as she discusses Irish Culture in this fun and interactive workshop

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

13.00 Diversity and Inclusion in UL Join Chelsea Joyce from UL's EDI team to learn about diversity and inclusion here at UL.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

14.00 Virtual Tour: Culture Shock Join the Study Abroad Team to discuss interesting virtual tours and online activities. Today’s topic is ‘Culture Shock’.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

15.00 MS Teams Session - Cooking “Whether you are stepping into the kitchen for the first time or the next Gordon Ramsey, this session is not to be missed!

You will learn everything you need to know about food shopping in Limerick from the cheapest place to buy vegetables to where you will find the most unique ingredients and foods that remind you of home.

A trained chef will be on board to teach you how to make an Irish Soda Bread using just three ingredients so that you never go hungry.

See you there!”

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

16.00 Pre-Arrival Session for Freshman Students Any Freshman students are welcome to join this fun and interactive session with the Study Abroad Team for any last-minute questions you may have before travelling to UL.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

19.00 Irish Dancing Session Whether you have two left feet or if you are a professional dancer, we would love for you to join us for our Irish dancing session. It will be a bit of craic! 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
09.00 HIIT What better way to start the morning than with some exercise? Join UL Sport's Derek Mackessy for this morning HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) session. 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.30 IISMA Information Session: Drop-in for a coffee Join the Study Abroad Team for a drop-in coffee and a chat about things to do in Limerick.

Please note this is a mandatory session for IISMA students.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

14.00 Virtual Tour: Fun Weekend Ideas Join the Study Abroad Team to discuss interesting virtual tours and online activities. Today’s topic is ‘Fun Weekend Ideas’.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

15.00 MS Teams Session - Getting to know Limerick Join the UL Global Team and your fellow UL Global students for this fun and interactive mixer session. Today's topic is... getting to know Limerick!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

19.00 Netflix Movie Night Grab your snacks and join us for our Netflix Movie Night to end the week!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
10.30 Welcome Coffee - Meet the Study Abroad Team Meet your Study Abroad Team.

Please note this is a mandatory session for study abroad students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

12.00 Information Session  Information Session: Important Tasks to be Completed

Join the Study Abroad Team for everything you need to know about completing these important tasks: Photo Upload for Student ID, UL Email, Irish Address, SULIS, Multifactor Authentication and Self-Service Password Reset 

Please note this is a mandatory session for study abroad students.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

15.00 Information Session: Timetable and Classes Information Session: Let’s Look at Our Timetable

Join the Study Abroad Team in this interactive session. You will find out all you need to know about classes and registration.

Please note this is a mandatory session for study abroad students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

16.00 Mindfulness Session Join Yvonne from Just Be to end the day on a positive and meaningful note with our Mindfulness Session

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
09.00 Yoga What better way to start the morning than with some exercise? Join Christine McNally for this morning yoga session. 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.00 Introduction to the UL Student Health Centre All international students who arrive in Ireland will have to register with the UL Student Medical Centre. This session will explain how you can do this, as well as explaining the range of other services offered by the UL Medical Centre and how you can avail of these.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.30 information Session: Practical Information Information Session: Practical Information (All you need to know about day-to-day living in Limerick) 

Join the Study Abroad Team to find out everything you need to know about day-to-day living in Limerick.

Please note this is a mandatory session for study abroad students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

11.30 ICOS Diversity and Inclusion Session presented by Suzi Breslin Join Suzi Breslin as she discusses Diverstiy and Inclusion

Please note this is a mandatory session for study abroad students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

14.00 Mixer Session Get to meet other students in this mixer session organised by students for students!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

15.00 Information Session: Lectures, Labs and Notetaking Join the Study Abroad Team for everything you need to know about lectures, labs and notetaking.

Please note this is a mandatory session for study abroad students.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

15.30 Introduction to the UL Language Centre Meet UL's Language Centre team!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

16.00 Irish Dance and Music Module with Niall Keegan With a wide range of modules on offer at UL, the 'Irish Dance and Music' module is a fun and engaging one where you get to learn about and explore the world of Irish dance and Irish music. Join Niall Keegan, module leader of 'Irish Dance and Music' and find out more about what the module entails!

 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date

16.30 Introduction to the UL Regional Writing Centre Meet UL's Regional Writing Centre team and find out what supports they offer

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
09.00 HIIT What better way to start the morning than with some exercise? Join UL Sport's Derek Mackessy for this morning HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) session. 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.30 Information Session: Your Semester as a UL Study Abroad Student (Overview) Join the Study Abroad Team for everything you need to know about your semester as a UL Study Abroad student.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

11.30 Student Support Session with UL Student Life Find out what supports UL Student Life offer!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

12.00 Introduction to UL Student Life Meet the UL Student Life Officers and find out who they are and how they represent the student body

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

12.30 Information Session: UL Buildings and Navigating the Campus Join the Study Abroad Team for everything you need to know about navigating your way around our beautiful campus.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

14.30 Information Session: Timetable Queries Join the Study Abroad Team for any timetable queries you may have in this interactive session.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

16.30 Information Session: President's Volunteer Award Want to volunteer while here at UL? Meet the PVA team and find out how you can volunteer in UL, Limerick and in Ireland

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

19.00 Bingo Night Join us for a fun and interactive night of Bingo! Prizes are up for grabs!!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
09.00 Yoga What better way to start the morning than with some exercise? Join Christine McNally for this morning yoga session. 

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.30 Information Session: Introduction to the Study Abroad Freshman Programme Join the Study Abroad Team for this introductory session to your semester as a Freshman Study Abroad student at UL.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

11.00 Introduction to the Glucksman Library Join Jesse Waters for a general introduction to the Glucksman Library where he will focus on services & supports available to students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

12.00 Introduction to UL Student Counselling Services In this session learn about the fantastic counselling supports that UL has to offer

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

14.00 Information Session: Timetable Queries Join the Study Abroad Team for any timetable queries you may have in this interactive session.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

14.30 Information Session: Academic Supports Join the Study Abroad Team for everything you need to know about academic supports as a UL Study Abroad student.

Please note that this is a mandatory session for study abroad students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

15.30 A Taste of the Irish Language Want to learn a little bit about the Irish language? Then join us for this fun and interactive session!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

16.30 Cultural awareness and introductions to a “global” environment in UL Join us for this interactive session with Dr Anca Minescu as she discusses cultural awareness and introduces you to the gloabl environment in UL

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

19.00 Irish Music Session Join us for this fantastic event where you will get a taste for the Irish music played by three talented IWA musicians

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

 

Event time Event name Event Description
09.00 EFL Join us for our EFL session (English as a Foreign Language)

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

10.30 Information Session: Wellbeing During Your Study Abroad Experience Join the Study Abroad Team for everything you need to know about wellbeing as a UL Study Abroad student.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

11.30 Information Session: Glucksman Library - Remote Access and Online Services Join Michelle Breen for a Glucksman Library session which will focus on remote access & online services

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

12.30 Information Session: Study Abroad Freshman Programme Join the Study Abroad Team for another session with more information on your semester as a Freshman Study Abroad student at UL.

Please note, this is a mandatory session for Freshman students

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date

14.00 Information Session: irish Culture Join the Study Abroad Team for this fun and interactive session about Irish Culture.

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date

14.30 Cultural Awareness Session Join us for our session where we will be talking about cultural awareness

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.

19.00 Quiz Night Join the UL Global Team and your fellow international students for our virtual table quiz! There are plenty of prizes up for grabs!

Link will be distributed via email closer to the date.