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Love at first sight: a Mexican student’s view of Ireland

March 25, 2021 | Brian Martinez

Brian Martinez, a 24-year-old Mexican studying for a master's in education at Mary Immaculate College (Mary I) in Limerick, has been having something of a love affair with Ireland.  And despite COVID and everything it has brought, he is continuing to enjoy it every day.  

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5 Ways to Survive Online Learning

March 22, 2021 | Justin Burtch This blog addresses the bugbear of every student who is finding it hard to study remotely during the current pandemic!  Some great tips here for staying focused and on track from Canadian student Justin Burtch, who is studying Marketing and Management in Limerick Institute of Technology.   Read More

Ireland: No better place to start your pharmaceutical career

March 16, 2021 | Olga Gragyan 'I cannot think of a country better than Ireland in which to start my pharmaceutical career“.  Olga Gragyan is 100% certain that the 'Emerald Isle' is the best place she could have chosen for her studies in Pharmaceutics and Drug Formulation at IT Carlow.  In her first blog, she tells us all about it. Read More

Starting student life in Ireland during Covid-19

March 15, 2021 | Wong Chong Yeow Malaysian Student Ambassador Wong Chong Yeow has had plenty of new experiences while starting his studies at the Athlone Institute of Technology Read More

Studying interactive media: creative and practical approach

March 12, 2021 | Quy (Justin) Nguyen Van Vietnamese student Quy Nguyen Van is delighted to have secured an internship in digital media based on work he did for his Master's in Interactive Digital Media in Griffith College Dublin.  And while the pandemic has meant he hasn't travelled in Ireland as much as he would have liked, the country has been a great source of creative inspiration! Read More

Broadway, chocolate and medicine: you really can have it all

March 10, 2021 | Oluwakanyisola Netufo In this wonderful piece, Nigerian Student Ambassador Oluwakanyisola Netufo tells how she embraced life, culture and fun while studying medicine in Dublin (pre-Covid) Read More

Tips for preparing for a master’s in Ireland

March 6, 2021 | Nsikak Nyah

Nigerian student Nsikak Nyah had to adjust to a lot when he arrived in Ireland, but he is loving the challenge, and in this piece he shares all the things he would love to have known before he came to study at Limerick Institute of Technology for his Master's in Quantity Surveying.  Read More

Get out of your comfort zone: it’s worth it!

March 4, 2021 | Megha Rawat To make the most of her time in Ireland doing Business Studies at Griffith College Dublin, Indian student Megha Rawat had to overcome her natural shyness. But getting out of her comfort zone has been worth the effort, and today Ireland is her home from home. Read More

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Check out the latest posts from our American students...

Social life while studying in Ireland during Covid-19

February 1, 2021 | Abbie O'Connor Abbie O’Connor, who is originally from Atlanta, Georgia, is full of praise for how students are coping with the restrictions but still enjoying college life Read More

Learning how to study in university

August 19, 2020 | Kathryn Bordonaro Kathryn Bordonaro, one of our American Student Ambassdors who is studying at Maynooth University, has some practical advice for students starting out on their academic career Read More

City Guide to Cork: Ireland’s ‘real’ capital

July 18, 2020 | Gillian Fallon Cork is the ‘real’ capital of Ireland. Well, that’s what Cork people would have you believe, and if you judge this friendly, vibrant city on its own terms, you might agree.  As a student, it has everything you need. And the surrounding countryside and coastline are famous for their natural beauty.  Read More

Things to know about being an older student in Cork

June 16, 2020 | Kimberly Reyes American Student Ambassador Kimberly Reyes has some practical and very sensible advice for any foreign student coming to study in Cork Read More

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