The aim of the Healthy UL Healthy Eating Sub Group is to develop and enhance the food and nutrition policies and programmes in UL to ensure that the University has a comprehensive response to the Government’s Healthy Ireland framework, with respect to healthy eating.

We wish to contribute to the promotion of the health and wellbeing of the university community (staff, students and visitors) supported by the development of sustainable research programmes in nutrition and health.

University of Limerick is committed to advancing the mission of healthy, affordable food for all campus users. We regularly assess the food environment to gauge healthfulness, accessibility, affordability, availability and satisfaction and promote menus that are reflective of our diverse, international community.

Eating on campus

There are many varied outlets on campus with specific remits to provide foods and beverages governed by seasonality and that showcase local producers.

This aligns with Healthy UL’s advocacy for nutrition policies and initiatives, further evidence by our promotion of education and resources to increase student and staff awareness on making the healthy choice the easy choice.

Examples of our food offerings are also available online.


Simple recipes to follow are available in this book

Week 2 - Healthy Eating Tips

Week 4 - Healthy Eating Tips

Week 6 - Healthy Eating Tips

Week 3 - Healthy Eating Tips

Week 5 - Healthy Eating Tips

Heathy eating resources

For anyone looking for more information about how to adopt healthier eating practices please explore some of the sites below.

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