Clubs&Socs

OPC Kilimanjaro-Elbrus Expedition 2014

THE University of Limerick Outdoor Pursuits Club is proud to announce its forthcoming expedition for the summer of 2014. Eight members will be attempting to climb two of the seven summits (highest mountains on each continent) over a three week long expedition. This will see the team first travel to Tanzania in Africa to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, standing at 5895m. They will then immediately travel to …


Clubs&Socs

Mountain Biking UL

LOOKING back after an excellent trip to the new Downhill trails at Rostrevor over the Christmas break, it’s been an action packed first half to the year for MBUL. The semester’s first dose of the adrenalin-fuelled weekend excitement was hosted once again by the Cooley and Mourne Mountains back in October. The large variation in trail types there meant there really was …


C&S Reject Proposed Change To Capitation Split

Last night, Clubs and Societies Council voted to reject this year’s proposed budget for the Students’ Union, which was presented by General Manager Phillip Mudge. The proposed budget was calculated based on a change to the way that money given by the University to the SU, capitation, is split between the SU and C&S. Instead of splitting the total capitation …

ULSAC Roundup

Rose Barrett THE 2011/12 academic year has been a busy one for ULSAC.  The move from ScotSac to CFT (The Irish Underwater council) has kept the club busy.  There has been much work involved in the move but it has meant that the club has now access to more local knowledge, diving with other CFT affiliated clubs in the region …

Success for UL DebU at Oxford and Trinity

  The University of Limerick Debating Union celebrated success at two prestigious competitions recently, with Auditor Sarah Hardiman (2nd Year Law Plus) reaching the semi-finals of the Oxford Women’s’ Open, as well as two teams from the society reaching the elimination stages of the Trinity Intervarsity 2012. The Oxford Women’s Open was organised for the first time last year, to …