Erasmus Students Discuss Scamming Ordeal

By Melissa Timms Erasmus students in Limerick lost over €2,000 in a housing scam last autumn. Evi Kounali and Ada Agalliu, two exchange students from Greece, found accommodation through a Facebook page and got scammed just before arriving at the University of Limerick (UL). It seemed legitimate because of the Facebook profile, the copy of the driver’s license, the bank details and the contract …

UL wins Big at National Society Awards

Over 400 staff and students from colleges across Ireland took part in the annual Board of Irish College Societies (BICS) Awards; held in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Cork on Friday 13th April. This event sees student college societies, from all over the country, compete against each other for awards in 13 different categories. One of the major highlights in the …

Bike Theft on Campus

  “The bicycles are definitely the most stolen personal item on campus,” said University of Limerick Security Division Head John McDonnell as he recalled an incident where bike thieves tried to steal a bicycle worth nearly €1,500 but did not manage to do so. Mr McDonnell spoke about how a student rushed into a bike park on a high-end racing …

Profile: The New Head of the PSU Dean Lillis

The newly elected President of the Postgraduate Students’ Union (PSU), Dean Lillis, has single-handedly organised for the students of his Human Rights class to visit the International Criminal Court in The Hague. When Dean is not too busy trying to be the best class representative he can be, he is sliding into challenges while trying to win a game of …