Study Abroad in Limerick: Living Abroad
Your time in Limerick is centered on the campus, which offers a choice of restaurants, pubs, a modern dance company, the National Chamber Orchestra and a national art collection. The compact nature of the campus fosters a close sense of community among the students and faculty.
All campus facilities are walkable distance from student housing. A public bus from the University takes 15 minutes to Limerick city and runs until 11p.m. Public transportation is inexpensive, as are taxis from the center of town to the University.
University Sports Arena
The University has one of the largest indoor sports arenas in Ireland, including the only Olympic sized swimming pool in the country. The arena includes a swimming pool; indoor track; 60-meter sprint track; 4 full-size courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton and indoor soccer; 45 cardio-vascular machines including treadmills, cycles and cross-trainers; and 35 resistance training machines and free weight stations. The arena is on campus, a few minutesí walk from the main academic buildings.
University of Limerick in the News!
According to a recent article in the Irish Examiner, the University of Limerick tops the list of colleges providing the best student experience for international students.
Students from across the world took the International Student Barometer survey and rated UL as having the best living experience in Ireland and the fifth-best in the world. Out of 238 institutions worldwide, UL scored first in the categories of "social activities," "opportunities to experience Irish culture," "social facilities," "accommodation office," and "clubs and societies."