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Maximise your Wellbeing – why choose a Green Study Space

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I’m Cassie, a PhD student at the University of Limerick currently completing my PhD in the area of Nature-Connectedness and the mental health benefits that spending time in nature can have. This will be my sixth year in UL (BA, MA and now PhD) and the benefits of UL’s green campus is the main reason I keep coming back.

The University of Limerick has won the award for Best Student Campus in Ireland for 2 years in a row (Education Ireland Awards, 2019 & 2020)

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How the MSc in Human Resource Management at UL helped grow my confidence and job prospects

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My name is Padraig, and I am currently studying the MSc in Human Resource Management at the University of Limerick. 

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How my MSc in Civil Engineering equipped me with valuable skills for my future career

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My name is Ryan, and I am currently studying the MSc in Civil Engineering at the University of Limerick. I completed my undergraduate in Civil Engineering at University of Limerick and thoroughly enjoyed my time learning all aspects of Civil Engineering. Choosing to further my studies by doing an MSc was a no brainer in the sense that it allowed me to further enhance my skillset and study new areas related to Civil Engineering while also increasing my employability prospects.

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How a niche science postgraduate course at UL prepared me for career success

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My name is Sarah and I’m studying Bioprocessing at the University of Limerick. After completing my BSc in Industrial Biochemistry at UL, I decided to pursue a science postgraduate course - the MSc in Bioprocessing. I chose to undertake this postgraduate degree because I wanted to build upon the practical and academic knowledge I gained during my undergrad.

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How the Physiotherapy Masters at UL has helped me grow professionally and personally

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My name is Christine and I am in the 2nd year of the MSc Physiotherapy programme at the University of Limerick. I chose to undertake postgraduate study at UL as I had previously spent four enjoyable years there as an undergraduate student, and I was confident it was the best place to continue my studies. The location, campus and student life at UL drew me back in.

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How the MSc Risk Management and Insurance at UL nurtures your career ambitions

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My name is Emer and I am studying an MSc in Risk Management & Insurance at the University of Limerick. After completing my Undergraduate degree in International Business at UL, I was keen to further my academic knowledge of both Risk Management, Insurance and Finance. Throughout my Undergrad I began to love studying and learning about global financial markets, risk assessment and modelling and insurance theory.

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How my Master Degree in Law gave me an unexpected career path

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My name is Gerda, and I am studying a Masters in International Commercial Law at the University of Limerick. When I was deciding where I wanted to do my Master’s Degree in Law, I compared many different universities, however, the course at UL always stood out for me. When I looked up the course it caught my eye that UL’s School of Law had been crowned ‘AIB Irish Law School of the Year’.

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My UL story: what to Expect from a Postgrad in Science & Engineering (Siobhán Curley)

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Speak to anyone at the University of Limerick and they'll tell you: it's a close-knit campus. Lecturers and students know one another and without exception, course lecturers, tutors and directors are just an email away – taking the time to liaise with and advise each and every student.

For Siobhán Curley, something of a University of Limerick 'lifer', university has become a second home. “I did my undergraduate degree here, and now I'm kind of set,” she admits. “This is where my life is. I'm involved with the Students' Union, with clubs and societies... UL is my home now.”

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How to launch your career in dance and music with a postgrad degree

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The world’s greatest dancing, singing and instrumental talent can go unnoticed if they can’t find an opportunity to develop and demonstrate their skills.

But taking the next step in the field of Performing Arts goes beyond pure talent – something the staff at the University of Limerick’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance know very well. Multi-disciplinary mastery, performance experience, and a network of industry connections are just three of the essentials needed to successfully launch a career in the Performing Arts.

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6 reasons a postgrad in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences is a genius career move

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In an increasingly digital world, employers are coming to value key critical thinking and problem-solving skills more than ever.

Indeed, HBR argues that employers are turning to graduates of the Arts and Humanities to crack some of the biggest issues facing our society today. Everything from fake news to climate change requires the critical and cultural nous of students of the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.