UL wins Big at National Society Awards

By Editor Apr 23, 2018

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 college calendar, these awards celebrate the unyielding work students do to create a greater, more enjoyable and more holistic college life for their peers. This year UL Students Union Societies came home with 2 major awards; Best Society Individual and Best Society Fresher.


(L) Ethan Carey, (R) Conor Walsh

2018 Best Individual (Large College)

University of Limerick – Conor Walsh

Conor is a 2nd Year student of Electronic and Computer Engineering in UL and is President of the UL Computer Society. Under his dynamic leadership this year, CompSoc has been reinvigorated and increased its membership, events, sponsorship and income. His commitment, passion, negotiating and organisational skills have ensured an improved experience for members and massively improved the society’s equipment and services.

2018 Best Fresher (Large College)

University of Limerick: Ethan Carey

Ethan is a first year student of Business and German in UL and a committee member of UL Music Society. This year he has proven instrumental to the resurgence and revival of the society by merit of his passion, innovative ideas and his trademark enthusiasm.


Michelle Whyte,

Clubs and Societies Co-Ordinator.



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