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2016 Ambassadors

Meet this year’s international students…

Zheng Hao Lee

One of the biggest reasons I chose Ireland was due to the course I wished to study, as it is a rather unusual one! Once I discovered that DIT offered Culinary Entrepreneurship, I was hooked!

Dublin Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science (Hons) Culinary Entrepreneurship

Risako Hayakawa

DCU is the only university in the world which offered my desired and specific course – gender & sexuality studies connected with cultural view. Here you can finish your master’s degree in one year and, for Japanese, the registration of VISA is so simple compared to other countries.

Dublin City University

MA in Sexuality Studies

Ridhdhi Rathore

IT Carlow’s excellent research facilities, the extra-ordinary campus amenities and very generous and helpful staff members really drew me to studying in Ireland.

Institute of Technology Carlow

PhD in Metagenomics: Biological & Environmental Sciences

Reshma Sabnani

I wanted to study medicine in an environment that still values social experiences and interpersonal connection, and I knew Ireland would be the place to go!

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Bachelor in Medicine, Surgery & Obstetrics

Rebecca Jagoo

Trinidad and Tobago recognises Irish trained doctors to be the best in the field. I wanted to allow myself that kind of entitlement after studying for 5 long years!

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Bachelor of Medicine, Surgery & Obstetrics

Phan Anh Nguyen

Ireland seems to be so loveable, the country is full of nice people, the environment is green, the education system is modern and globally recognised.

Athlone Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Business in Digital Marketing

Parul Verma

Being a literature student, how could I not pursue my higher education in Ireland, a country that produced a pious, majestic writer like William Butler Yeats? Ireland’s education system has been ranked ninth in a global league table and I was drawn to it due to its rich production of literature.

NUI Galway

MA Culture and Colonialism

Octavio Vázquez Mendoza

When an opportunity to win a full scholarship for a post graduate program arose, my curiosity focused on what Ireland could offer my professional profile and, as I began to learn more about Cork, UCC and Ireland… I knew that all I wanted was that scholarship.

University College Cork

MSc Data Science and Analytics

Nusrat Gaffoor Bholah

I chose Ireland due to the excellent standard of education Trinity College Dublin offers. Dublin is my second home now and I am really happy to be in a country where the people are welcoming and willing to help you whenever you’re in difficulty.

Trinity College Dublin

Medicine

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Niranjan Shankar

My university offers me to choose my own modules so that I can customise my learning, enhancing my college experience. Being a competitive cricketer, Ireland is also the best choice for me to continue and even develop sports wise.

University College Dublin

MSc Computer Science

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Nga Sin Tse

Having worked in an Irish International Education Centre in the past, I have experience promoting Irish education and culture in Hong Kong. I know that Ireland is a safe, friendly country providing high quality education.

Institute of Technology Tralee

Bachelor of Art (Hons) in Animation, Visual Effects & Motion Design

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Nathaniel Musters

The people have been amazingly welcoming, Dublin is a beautiful city to live in, and I am excited to explore more of Ireland and its surrounds!

Dublin Business School

MSc International Accounting & Finance

Nathalia Pompeu

I chose Ireland as Irish universities are recognised across the world in terms of business, social sciences and the humanities and finally, because the Irish people are friendly.

Waterford Institute of Technology

Study Abroad International Business

Ronald Saraswat

I wanted a research based college focused on developing new advancements in sciences combined with a student-friendly and self-improving environment, and through meetings with the delegates from NUIG, and assessing the prospects of studying there as compared to other universities in Ireland, I became sure abut NUI Galway as a place to further my higher education.

NUI Galway

MSc in Neuropharmacology

Sarah Deacon

I completed a diploma back in Canada, and was looking to further my studies. My home college is partnered with IT Tallaght and offers graduates an opportunity to do one final year here in Ireland, turning my diploma into a degree.

Institute of Technology Tallaght

BA (Hons) Advertising & Marketing Communications

Yujun Yao

Ireland provides an energetic and safe environment for living, working and studying and the high quality education here is really attractive.

Shannon College of Hotel Management

Bachelor in Business

Yaarshvinie Jayabalan

As one of the countries offering affordable tuition fees, I was also attracted to the fact that Ireland gave students a year long working period after completion of their studies. I have never regretted making the decision of coming here!

Athlone Institute of Technology

BA Accounting

Xuejiao Ge

Here I’m part of a collaborative project between National College of Ireland and Hebei University, China. I believe this project combines the advantages of two universities together and gives me an international horizon.

National College of Ireland

BA(HA) Human Resource Management

Xining Wang

I chose Ireland as I am interested in western culture, and I was familiar with Irish music and dancing, as well as Ireland’s landscape and friendly people.

Institute of Technology Carlow

MA Child, Youth & Family Studies

Winnie Wong Yee Ching

Ireland is an English speaking country and the academic certificate of Ireland is recognised worldwide meaning the quality of the education in Ireland is assured.

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

BA (Hons) in Law

Waseem Ahmed

Ireland grabbed my attention due to its vibrant and accepting culture and lifestyle, along with a wide variety of globally recognised and well-reputed universities, offering a variety of study programs. My course at DCU is career focused with an emphasis on personal, academic and professional life skills development and applied learning.

Dublin City University

MSc in Management (Strategy)

Swet Mei Tiang

Ireland’s education system allows me to learn in a different way, offering world-class education and access to advanced equipment and facilities.

Institute of Technology Sligo

Bachelor of Business in International Marketing & Sales with Spanish

Sumeera Kamil

Ireland’s natural beauty and rich Celtic history and culture, makes it a dream destination for someone like me who has had immense interest in studying history.

Mary Immaculate College

Bachelors in Political Science & International Law

Sinead Flynn

My college experience at Trinity not only includes an array of insight and comprehension in law, but an opportunity for new connections and experiences in this field. The international recognition of Trinity College Dublin is superior and prestigious. With this university, I know I will receive a higher level of education with a unique international perspective.

Trinity College Dublin

LLB Law

Shun Yan Leung

Ireland gives me a unique chance – to be away from my hometown, experiencing a new culture and lifestyle, meeting new friends who come from different countries in the world and of course studying a subject I love!

Institute of Technology Tralee

Bachelor of Engineering in Civil & Environmental Engineering

Shubham Atal

Ireland ticks all the boxes by offering prestigious universities with reputations as apex learning centres; a safe and friendly environment; affordability; liberty and culture. This all adds up to a great international learning experience. The cosmopolitan international student community across Irish universities adds to the charm.

NUI Galway

MSc in Clinical Research

Sarthak Sharma

I strongly believe knowledge and education should not have any borders or boundaries, and with the reputation of IT and Computer Science in Ireland, I made my decision to pursue my further studies in this country.

National College of Ireland

Master in Cloud Computing

Natasha Madhavan

My course at Maynooth University fit my interests perfectly as it has economics and finance modules along with a year of internship. The friendly people, beautiful landscapes and the opportunities were so tempting to me and so I chose this great place to spend the next four years… and I’m glad I did!

Maynooth University

BA International Finance and Economics

Natalia Canas-Estrada

I was offered a PhD position in photonic systems at the Tyndall National Institute in University College Cork, the largest research centre in Ireland. Tyndall is based in Cork, the perfect city for international students: cosy and welcoming.

University College Cork

PhD in Photonics: Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Olga Oliynyk

Ireland at the first blush is an unpredictable, picturesque country. Dublin exceptionally is bustling and up to date in it`s heart and so absolutely different in its suburbs: harmonious, charming.

Dublin City University

MA International Relations

Tze Chang Lim

Ireland has lower third level tuition fees compared to other countries and is also an English speaking country. It offers me the chance to meet new people and its location allows me to fulfil my goals of traveling the world and experiencing different cultures.

Athlone Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Business Studies

Angela Weisgal

I chose Ireland to do my postgrad course in UL is excellent as well as career oriented, and I love the culture here. Irish people are friendly and very helpful.

University of Limerick

MA Journalism

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Asmita Desai

Ireland gives so much more than just education; it offers friendships and other life experiences. It’s a bundle of wonderful lasting memories which everyone should experience at least once in lifetime.

University College Dublin

MSc Digital Innovation

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Caroline Holland

I set my sights on Dublin, a city that encapsulates a modern, metropolitan Ireland. Here, I found the perfect balance between homeliness and world class opportunities.

Trinity College Dublin

LLB Law

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Celina Jaffe

I chose to study in Ireland because I wanted to continue my growth as a dance artist in an international context. I was very fortunate to be accepted into Ireland’s only MA programme for Contemporary Dance Performance at the University of Limerick.

University of Limerick

MA Contemporary Dance Performance

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Chen Yang

Ireland and IT Tallaght offers great educational resources and provides me with endless opportunities to explore new advanced technology.

Institute of Technology Tallaght

BA Mechanical Engineering

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Ciara Enright

My mother is American and my father is Irish, and as a result, I’ve lived my life with my heart in two places. Living and studying in Ireland allows me to live my dream.

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology

BB Event Management with Public Relations

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Cindy Marshall

Following a year in Canada, I was encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to complete my degree in Ireland. I applied to the Limerick Institute of Technology as Limerick appeared to be a student-oriented, beautiful and lively city – and this has surely proven to be true.

Limerick Institute of Technology

BA Marketing & Management

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Daragh Mubarak Stanton

When I chose hospitality management as my career path I felt that the Irish sense of welcome, with its world famous “Fáilte” was certainly the best place for me to learn my craft.

Shannon College of Hotel Management

Bachelors in Business Studies & International Hotel Management

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Dinesh Choudhary

Ireland offers well structured career offices to help students find work experience after and during study, and one of the biggest advantages of studying here is that it is an English-speaking nation.

Waterford Institute of Technology

MBS Marketing

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Fan Xia

As an accounting major student, I believe studying at DBS can help me become well qualified as an ACCA member and I have always been fascinated by Irish traditional music and the Celtic culture.

Dublin Business School

BA Accounting & Finance

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Fernanda Mafra

Two years ago I came here on the Science Without Borders Programme and felt for the first time in my life that I was at home. I came back because the environment, people and culture makes me feel good about myself.

Institute of Technology Blanchardstown

BA Creative Digital Media

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Giovana Gomes Boldrini

Now the only English speaking country in the Eurozone, the Irish landscape, culture and traditions were big attractions for me when deciding to come here to study abroad.

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

BA (Hons) Law

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Graziele Costa Moreira

The possibility of working and studying in Ireland will give me the opportunity not only to access worldwide networking but also an international background that will make my resume stand out.

National College of Ireland

MSc Marketing

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Haley Peloquin

With a main priority being my studies, I was excited to move to a country that offered stress-releases and healthy distractions such as surfing, beach walks, hiking and a friendly, welcoming culture to go with it.

Institute of Technology Sligo

BBus (Hons) Marketing

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Hanna Johnson

Ireland offers internationally recognised degree programs and a unique entrepreneurial culture as well as being the home to lots of amazing global businesses.

Cork Institute of Technology

BA (Hons) Marketing

Hui Sun

I chose NUI Galway and studying here has given me a great chance to experience the diversity of cultures. I feel I have learned so much here already and I have had my whole perspective widen.

NUI Galway

International Finance

Jeremy Yon

Galway is the perfect study abroad destination for me as the locals are very kind and friendly, and are welcoming enough to let me experience their proud Irish culture with them.

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology

BSc (Hons) Software Development

Jing Lim

Having many family members studying abroad in the UK and Australia, I was also very tempted to follow in their footsteps but I wanted to challenge myself and travel to a country alone so as to develop independence.

University College Dublin

Medicine

Karthik Raju Gollapalli

I wanted a different experience, something which Ireland could offer with its unique and reputed educational system and I wasn’t disappointed when I experienced the case study based teaching methodology at IT Carlow.

Institute of Technology Carlow

Masters in Information Technology Management

Kristen Eastman

I had never thought to travel for school and I’ve always been a major homebody. But when a rep came to Fanshawe to share information about the study abroad program at IT Sligo, I couldn’t believe how excited it made me.

Institute of Technology Sligo

BSc (HONS) Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development

Leran Qin

My course in Design Innovationat Maynooth University is an exciting, emerging course, unique in Ireland. I love the course and I like the country, that is why I choose Ireland to further my study.

Maynooth University

Design Innovation

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Liliana Rafael Bueno

I chose Ireland as the Master’s program I’m studying is only available at DCU and accredited by the European Union. The immigration policies are attractive to non-European students and Ireland is a country whose warm welcome made me feel at home.

Dublin City University

MSc in Translation Technology

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Livia Polastri

I decided to take the Culinary Studies course here as a way to get acquainted with the Irish cuisine and to have the unique opportunity to mingle with people not as a tourist or a visitor, but as a citizen of the world – someone who has a lifetime chance to get to know the people and experience the culture as one of them.

Cork Institute of Technology

Culinary Studies

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Madie Edwards

I received a sports scholarship meaning here I can play soccer for my school, and in the national league. I can also study at one of the greatest schools in the world getting my Master’s degree at the same time, while enjoying one of the most amazing countries in the world.

University College Dublin

Msc in Coaching Science in Sport

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Manish Singh

The post study working opportunities for international students, and a well laid curriculum, which prepares you for the global job market with right set of skills was a major reason for an international student like me to choose Ireland.

NUI Galway

MSc in Business Analytics

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Matthew Cruz

I want this experience of living/studying in Ireland to help me break out of my everyday routines and see how my personality grows as an individual without my close family and friends back in Canada.

Limerick Institute of Technology

B.Sc (Hons) Creative Multimedia

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Minalben Patel

Ireland offers a lengthy history, vibrant culture and stunning landscape and amazing educational opportunities. Study fees are affordable and there are government grant options for overseas students.

ICD Business School

MA Accounting and Finance

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Naomi Akinyede

I chose Ireland due to its close proximity to my home country, Nigeria, and I really wanted to study in a country I had never been to before as it’s a great opportunity to meet new people. Last but certainly not the least, Ireland was home to a good number of great minds, my personal favourites being Erwin Schrödinger, William Rowan Hamilton, and Robert Boyle.

University College Dublin

BSc Biomedical Engineering

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