With over €100,000 awarded in 2016 to students who are also All-Ireland winners, Irish internationals and Olympians, the UL Sports Scholarships are deemed 'the best in Ireland'. Open to all current UL students or those who are applying to come to UL. Do you know anyone who might be eligible for 2017? More info here [ Ul.ie Link ] Deadline is the 1st of March.
Professor Eoin Devereux in this short video explores how a t-shirt is much more than just an item of clothing. #PostGradAtUL To explore our taught postgraduate programmes click here --> [ Ul.ie Link ]
Bookings for on campus accommodation 2017/2018 will open at 9am tomorrow and all bookings must be made online at [ Studentliving.ul.ie Link ]
Struggled to make it as far as Friday this week? It might give you some motivation to read this inspiring UL graduate's story about his struggles to make it as far as the summit of Everest.

UL graduate talks about his experience reaching the peak of Mount Everest

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“Winning is what I’m here for” Con Doherty speaks to The42.ie about training to be the best and studying in UL. Con holds a UL Sports scholarship, for more information on these scholarships which are deemed the best in Ireland click here --> [ Ul.ie Link ] #StudyAtUL

Balancing 30+ hours of training a week and a full-time college degree: Ireland's most promising triathlete

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#ThrowBackThursday Interesting to see where we were in terms of politics one year ago when we posted this video after an historic night of live TV in UL. The largest TV leaders debate in Irish history. #ThinkBigAtUL
Does eating berries prevent cancer? Will wearing tight boxer shorts cause it? Dr Robert O' Connor, Head of Research, Irish Cancer Society spoke in UL yesterday at the Health Research Institute's latest talk in the 'Decoding Cancer' series.

Cancer death rate in Mulhuddart ‘nearly three times’ higher than Castleknock

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Declan Collins, Manager, The Stables Club.

“It was twenty years ago on a Thursday night, the place was full. There was a big crowd at the bar, enjoying themselves having the craic. It was fairly split, with a group of girls on one side and fellas on the other. I knew two people who were sitting with their backs to each other, in opposite groups, not really talking to anyone. So I said to...
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Three years ago today UL lost 10% of our trees during Storm Darwin and we had a 'lockdown' in place for an hour at the height of the storm.
Tonight from 7pm to 9pm UL International Society will host another fantastic "Tales and Treats" event. The SU common room will be turned into a blanket fort where you will find a world of poetry and song. This video takes a look at the previous event last semester. Fantastic to see such uptake for alcohol free events on campus.
We are calling on all first year, final year and taught postgraduates in UL to complete this survey We will provide €1 towards the student hardship fund for every survey completed.
Happy 30th birthday to the Erasmus programme that has achieved so much since it began in 1987. UL has been a part of the journey since 1988 and currently each year 400 of our students take part and we receive almost 600 students through our links with 27 different countries.
This is Aishling, 4th Yr Aeronautical Engineering. This is studying at UL #StudyAtUL
Today at 10.30am the Irish Community Air ambulance will be on campus at the UL Sport Arena. The event will give you a unique and first-hand insight into this much needed and necessary service.
For those considering your CAO options, this is just one of the reasons you should consider studying at UL #StudyAtUL This is Cassie a third year UL student who studied in Lyon as part of her degree.
TGIF? How many hours did you work today/this week? How does a six hour day sound? Dr Caroline Murphy, lecturer in employment relations (Business at UL) examines the low hour Swedish model in this article on Siliconrepublic.com today.

Sweden’s six-hour work day: Is it really the best option?

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5000 secondary school students visited our campus this week to hear an important message. Check out our video of this massive & unique event below.
While we appreciate that our students receiving their results this morning will be glad the exams are over, here are some interesting numbers from last semester's exams.