At the University of Limerick students are challenged and demanded to bring out their best through a wide range of courses catering to individual interests, creating a complete university experience. The University of Limerick was named Ireland’s University of the Year by the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.
It is also one of the leading international universities in Ireland with over 11,600 students enrolled from around the world. Limerick is a leader in graduate employability and delivers cooperative education in close association with industry. A centre for academic excellence and thriving industry led research make Limerick a popular choice for international students interested in studying in Ireland.
Learn more about why studying at the University of Limerick is a smart choice for Indian students below. If you are interested in studying in Ireland and want to get detailed information about how to apply, arrange your free consultation with SI-Ireland today.
Why study at the University of Limerick?
1. Graduate Employability
Graduates at the University of Limerick have great career prospects with higher graduate employability and higher average starting salaries. About 91% of the postgrad diploma graduates at Limerick are in employment or further studies. The average starting salary of a UL postgrad is €35,412.
2. Best Student Campus
The University of Limerick campus was adjudged the ‘Best Student Campus’ at the 2019 Education Ireland Awards for its impact on the key areas of a student’s life at UL.
- It is one of the most stunning, peaceful and green campuses anywhere in the world.
- The New Glucksman Library at UL is one of the most digitally advanced libraries in the world transforming the traditional study space to vibrant and technology infused study space.
- Students have access to exceptional village style on-campus accommodations at UL in addition to the many cafes and restaurants to enjoy great food and have an interesting social life.
3. Wide Range of Courses
Postgraduate studies at the University helps unlock the student’s potential based on their interests, with over 100 courses offered across four schools in different areas of specialisation. Extensive graduate research opportunities at UL are supported by the 36 research centres located across faculties and four centres of excellence.
4. Internships and Work Placements
At the University of Limerick students have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience as part of every degree with internships and placement years. Limerick has the largest international exchange programme in Ireland and UL’s Cooperative Education and Career Development Programme helps place almost 2000 students every year with a network of 1600 employers and recruiters.
5. Affordable Living
Ireland is a popular destination for international students looking for cheaper study abroad destinations providing world class education and growth opportunities. Limerick is the third largest city in Ireland and living costs for university students are relatively lower than bigger cities like Dublin and London.
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