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UL Shortlisted for Three DELTA Awards

University of Limerick (UL) has been shortlisted for three DELTA (Disciplinary Excellence in Learning Teaching and Assessment) Awards.  The inaugural DELTA Awards seek to recognize ambitious and innovative approaches to teaching.  The School of Law, the Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS) and the Department of Clinical Therapies have been recognized.   The School of Law’s project ‘Clinical Legal Education through …


UL Law Degrees Gain Recognition by the Bar Council of India

The University of Limerick (UL) School of Law has achieved recognition of its Law Plus and Law and Accounting Degrees by the Bar Council of India. This recognition will position graduates of these degrees to practice law in India.   The process to gain recognition began in January 2017 and involved the submission of a report and a five day …

Self-Defence Law Knowledge Vital for All

By Aisling O’Connor The UL Krav Maga and SAMBO club held a self-defence seminar earlier this month. The seminar featured two barristers and a member of An Garda Síochána speaking about the laws surrounding self-defence. “Krav Maga is known for its real world situations,” Krav Maga and SAMBO President, Stephen Linnane said. The seminar informed students on how to defend …

Children & Family Relationships Bill Discussion Held By Ógra

By Lisa Collins The Children & Family Relationships Bill which the Seanad recently passed is of huge importance to members of Irish society.  There are a vast number of different family settings in modern day Ireland, not just for those who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. The bill allows guardianship, custody and adoption rights to be more equally applied …