Editor 2014-03-20

Here is a round-up of all the major films currently showing in the theatres in Limerick. Before 6 o’ clock every day or all day on Wednesdays in the Odeon and Omniplex theatre’s student prices are only 5 euro, so there is no excuse for not taking a well-earned break and enjoying a movie and […]

Editor 2014-03-20

The Mature student experience in UL is no doubt a positive one, however aside from organising study time, a whole process of events dictates my day. As all students experience financial hardship throughout their degree programme, particularly mature students. One parent families such as ‘me,’ who are constantly struggling to make it through the week, […]

Editor 2014-03-20

UNLESS you are incredibly unobservant or indulgently self-absorbed you will have noticed, depending on your perspective, a couple of awe inducing phallic symbols of modern engineering stretching skywards or alternatively two towering eye-sores puncturing the UL skyline. The construction site in the middle of our University is due to the Bernal Project, an ambitious €52m […]

Editor 2014-03-20

The University of Limerick is delighted to welcome the 2014 Special Olympics Ireland Games back to Limerick in June. The University will host the games over four days from Thursday 12th June to Sunday 15th June. The official launch of Special Olympics Ireland Games took place at UL on December 4th with the support of […]

Editor 2014-03-12

Presidential Candidates SU elections take place tomorrow and we have interviewed each candidate Mark Nother Lorna Bogue Tommy Bolger   VP/Academic Mike Forde   DP/Welfare Caroline Hennessy Shane McCormack  

Editor 2014-03-10

IT’S that time of year again where we welcome new arrivals into our wonderful club! After the success of the recruitment drive we cannot wait to meet all our enthusiastic wolves. If you missed us, no worries! You’re welcome to pop down to one of our training sessions to have a look and see if […]

Editor 2014-03-04

The last few years have been tough for student nurses in Ireland. Decreasing staff levels on wards has meant that workloads have increased even for supernumerary students (1st to 3rd students who are unpaid and supported by a qualified staff nurse at all times). In addition to this the government has cut the pay rate […]

Editor 2014-03-04

ULSU received over 30 nominations for Charity Week 2014. Many of these nominations came from within our student body, whereas others came from the charity organisations themselves. As Welfare Officer, I had to shortlist 12 charities for the final vote at a meeting of the Student Union Executive. When shortlisting, I strived for a mix […]