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What to expect from Irish weather: the unexpected!

January 24, 2020 | Jeffrey Ebubedike Chike After moving to Ireland to study Business Management at Limerick Institute of Technology, it took time for Nigerian student Jeffrey Ebubedike Chike to get used to the changeable Irish weather, but now he loves it.  Here he shares some of his humorous encounters with Irish rain! Read More

Embracing all the challenges

January 23, 2020 | Anh Thien Thanh Ho Anh Thien Thanh Ho came from Vietnam to study Digital Marketing in Limerick Institute of Technology. It wasn’t all plain sailing but she worked hard and things are working out. She even had her first taste of beer! Read More

Goodbye Kenya, hello Ireland!

January 10, 2020 | Mary Olive Wanjiru Njoroge The journey from Kenya to Sligo was long, tiring and full of adventure but I wouldn’t change it for the world. I’m now looking forward to meeting new people and embracing new challenges here in Ireland. Read More

Stepping out of your comfort zone

January 9, 2020 | Will Stover Coming to study in Ireland on your own may seem daunting, but it is worthwhile and will help your education and build your character. So says Will Stover from Canada, who maintains that choosing to study in Ireland was a great way to get out of his comfort zone. Read More

How to manage homesickness: Yes, there’s stuff you can do!

January 5, 2020 | Audrey Kurniawan In this post, Audrey Nicole Kurniawan, who came from Indonesia all the way to Ireland to study, shares her top tips for dealing effectively with homesickness and enjoying student life in Ireland to the full! Read More

Five Things I wish I knew I had to pack: From India to Ireland

January 4, 2020 | Swetha Krishnan When it comes to the things she misses most about home, for Swetha Krishnan from India, it's definitely dosas, but there are other items, too, that she really wishes she'd brought with her when she moved to Ireland to study at University College Dublin (UCD). Read More

A great first impression—studying in Ireland

January 3, 2020 | Ge Liu As a child, Ge Liu, from China, dreamt of going abroad, so studying in IT Carlow has helped her realise her dream of experiencing life in another country.  Here she shares her first impressions of Ireland. Read More

First steps for going to college in Ireland

December 19, 2019 | Larissa Sousa Roseno Larissa Sousa Roseno from Brazil spent a lot of time weighing up the pros and cons of studying in Ireland, and in her first blog about life as a student here, she shares her experience of planning her stay, choosing her course and learning to live on a budget! Read More

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

An international student’s understanding of what it means to be Irish

August 9, 2019 | Rebekah Eddy

Our American ambassador and student of International Law and Business at University College Dublin, Rebekah Eddy shares what she has learnt about the meaning of being Irish while studying here. Read More

Staying safe while studying abroad

July 30, 2019 | Rebekah Eddy

Are you concerned about your personal safety and security while studying abroad in Ireland? Allow our ambassador from the US, Rebekah Eddy to put your mind at ease with her advice on staying safe. Read More

Trinity College — An oasis of calm in the heart of Dublin city

July 1, 2019 | Michelle Galvin

Looking for a college environment that combines the bright lights and buzz of the city with a serene and peaceful place to study? Our US ambassador Michelle Galvin and student at Trinity College Dublin tells us why this is the perfect university for those seeking the best of both worlds. Read More

Video: making a student radio show

June 9, 2019 | Elanor McDevitt Ever wondered how a radio show gets made? Our ambassador from the USA, and student at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick Elanor McDevitt shows us how it's done! Read More

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