Ten UL Students Awarded Scholarships From WiSTEM2D Programme

Ten female students were recently presented with bursaries from global healthcare company Johnson and Johnson (J&J) as part of its WiSTEM2D Award Programme. University of Limerick (UL) is one of 13 universities worldwide to participate in the WiSTEM2D (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Manufacturing and Design) programme. “A key aim of the WiSTEM2D programme is to inspire young women to bring …


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Dr Vicky Phelan and Family to Light Up Limerick For Christmas

UL alumnus and recipient of a UL honorary Doctorate, Dr Vicky Phelan, will switch on Limerick’s Christmas lights this year. Dr Phelan and her family have been selected as the guests of honour for this year’s Light Up Limerick festival. The festival begins on Sunday 18 November with the annual switching-on of the city’s Christmas lights marking the start of …


UL Counselling Services and Student Welfare Officer Respond to On-Campus Psychiatry Concerns

UL Counselling Services and UL Student Welfare have formally responded to student concerns regarding the inability to re-appoint a consultant psychiatrist. Head of Counselling at UL’s Éist Student Counselling and Wellbeing Service Dr Lucy Smith explained to An Focal that: “All students have access to the HSE mental health services either via their GP or we can make that referral …