International Orientation Programme 2018

International Orientation Programme 2018

International Orientation Programme 2018

International Orientation Programme 2018

International Orientation Programme 2018

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International Orientation Programme 2018

Bachelors & Masters Schedule

International Orientation Programme 2018

Bachelors & Masters Welcome Dinner Welcome dinner for full year Bachelor and Master's students. A chance to meet fellow students & International Office staff. 7PM - 8PM Orientation Information Session 4.30PM Information session for full year Bachelor and Master's students M o n d a y 3 r d S e p t e m b e r Adjusting to Academia in Ireland A helpful introduction to UL’s academic teaching systems 11AM SPORTS ARENA DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING Well Being Yoga 3PM - 4PM KBG12 - KEMMY BUSINESS SCHOOL & DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING THE STABLES

International Orientation Programme 2018

Bachelors & Masters T u e s d a y 4 t h S e p t e m b e r Adjusting to Life in Ireland 11AM Assisting students with culture shock and what differences to expect in Ireland DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING Adjusting to Academia in Ireland 12PM DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING A helpful introduction to UL’s academic teaching systems UL Farmer's Market 12PM - 5PM Enjoy lunch at UL's popular weekly market, located outside the Students' Union. Stalls include: Peter the Pie man, Mohinders Indian spices, O’Briens farmhouse cheese and many more STUDENT COURTYARD Well Being Yoga 1PM - 2PM SPORTS ARENA Movie Night 7PM Enjoy a screening of 'Once' at the University Concert Hall, Foundation Building.

Popcorn available at only €1!

International Orientation Programme 2018

Bachelors & Masters T h u r s d a y 6 t h S e p t e m b e r W e d n e s d a y 5 t h S e p t e m b e r Opportunities for worship, pastoral care and support for student 3PM Information session on everything you need to know about facilities for religious worship in Limerick. Welcome Address 4PM A formal welcome to UL from UL's Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Engagement, Professor Kerstin Mey. Make sure you come and get your seats for our entertainment performance. Enjoy a traditional Irish music and dance performance from Celtic Steps, a professional performance from talented musicians, singers and dancers.

Zumba Dance Class 7.30PM - 8.30PM Join fellow students for a free Zumba Dance class to finish off the day. UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Student Photoshoot 5.30PM Campus Walk 8AM FROM STATUE OF BROWN THOMAS IN PLAZA AREA Fun Introduction to the Irish Language 12PM- 1PM DG016 - JEAN MONNET THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING A fun introduction to the Irish language basics Speaker Sessions 2PM Meet UL's Support Services, Clubs & Societies and more. PESS BUILDING - LARGE SPORTS HALL UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Andy Steves - Weekend Student Adventures 4PM UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING International Society Sign Up 6PM - 8PM RED RAISINS - STUDENT CANTEEN - MAIN BUILDING FG042 - FOUNDATION BUILDING

Bachelors & Masters Bus to Limerick City Centre 11AM Take the bus into Limerick for some city centre shopping, and experience the Limerick Milk Market. Departure from car park at the back of the Foundation Building. Return Bus to UL Bus returns from City Centre to UL between 2PM and 3PM 2PM - 3PM F r i d a y 7 t h S e p t e m b e r S u n d a y 9 t h S e p t e m b e r Trip to the Burren National Park 9AM - 6PM Sign up at the Students' Union during Orientation week. Tickets cost €30 Watch All-Ireland Camogie Championship Finals 3PM - 6PM SPORTS BAR Experience the Irish sport of Camogie in this national final game.

S a t u r d a y 8 t h S e p t e m b e r Campus Run 8AM FROM STATUE OF BROWN THOMAS IN PLAZA AREA Eat Well, Live Well - Cooking Demonstration 2.30PM - 3.30PM CSG01 - COMPUTER SCIENCE BUILDING Go Gaelic Sports Session 4.30PM PAVILION SPORTS PITCH Learn how to play Ireland's National Sports of Hurling & Football T h u r s d a y 2 0 t h S e p t e m b e r Full Degree Coffee Evening 6PM - 7PM Pavilion Restaurant - North Campus International Society Sign Up 6PM - 7.30PM RED RAISINS - STUDENT CANTEEN - MAIN BUILDING TGIF Party hosted by International Society 9PM THE STABLES

Study Abroad Orientation Schedule

Study Abroad Airport Collection 6AM - 6PM Meet and greet with our student guides at Shannon Airport and transport to UL Meet fellow students and International Office staff at The River Bistro Welcome Coffee Morning 10.00AM Shopping Trip 11.30AM - 2PM Bus to local shopping centre (mall) for a chance to pick up living essentials. Bus departs from Foundation Building car park every 20 minutes. Last bus at 2PM Traditional Irish Music Session 5.30PM - 7PM Enjoy a traditional Irish music session at the Sports Bar, located beside the Sports Arena M o n d a y 3 r d S e p t e m b e r T u e s d a y 4 t h S e p t e m b e r Airport Collection 6AM - 6PM UL Farmer's Market Enjoy lunch at UL's popular weekly market, located outside the Students' Union.

Stalls include: Peter the Pie man, Mohinders Indian spices, O’Briens farmhouse cheese and many more 12PM - 5PM STUDENT COURTYARD Meet and greet with our student guides at Shannon Airport and transport to UL Enrolment * 2:30pm DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING For Study Abroad & Non-EU Exchange - get your Student ID Card and a Campus Tour Movie Night 7PM- 8.30PM Enjoy a screening of 'Once' at the University Concert Hall, Foundation Building. Popcorn available at only €1!

RIVER BISTRO Well Being Yoga 3PM - 4PM SPORTS ARENA Welcome Coffee Morning 10.00AM Meet fellow students and International Office staff at The River Bistro RIVER BISTRO * Mandatory Attendance Well Being Yoga 1pm - 2pm SPORTS ARENA

Study Abroad Orientation Information Session * 10AM Information session for Study Abroad students. Q&A Session * 2PM A chance for you to ask us any questions you may have. Opportunities for worship, pastoral care and support for student 3PM - 3.45PM Information session on everything you need to know about facilities for religious worship in Limerick.

W e d n e s d a y 5 t h S e p t e m b e r Welcome Address * 4PM Enjoy a traditional Irish music and dance performance from Celtic Steps, a professional performance from talented musicians, singers and dancers.

A formal welcome to UL from UL's Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Engagement, Professor Kerstin Mey. Make sure you come and get your seats for our entertainment performance. Zumba Dance Class 7.30PM - 8.30PM PESS BUILDING - LARGE SPORTS HALL Join fellow students for a free Zumba Dance class to finish off the day. KBG12 - KEMMY BUSINESS SCHOOL FG042 - FOUNDATION BUILDING FG042 - FOUNDATION BUILDING UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Student Photoshoot 5.30PM * Mandatory Attendance

Study Abroad T h u r s d a y 6 t h S e p t e m b e r Campus Walk 8AM FROM STATUE OF BROWN THOMAS IN PLAZA AREA Shopping Trip 9.30AM - 11.30AM Another chance to join the bus trip to a local shopping centre (mall).

Bus departs from Foundation Building car park every 20 minutes. Last bus at 11.30AM Q&A Session 10.30AM D1050 - JOHN HOLLAND LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING A chance for you to ask us any questions you may have. Introduction to Irish Language 12PM - 1PM Pick up some Irish language basics in this fun language taster session. DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING Speaker Sessions * 2PM A chance to hear from some of the Support Services in UL, Clubs & Societies and more.

UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Andy Steves - Weekend Student Adventures 4PM UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Welcome Party 5PM - 6PM THE STABLES International Society Sign Up 6PM - 8PM RED RAISINS - STUDENT CANTEEN - MAIN BUILDING * Mandatory Attendance

Study Abroad F r i d a y 7 t h S e p t e m b e r Campus Run 8AM FROM STATUE OF BROWN THOMAS IN PLAZA AREA Adjusting to Life in Ireland * 11.30AM Assisting students with culture shock and what differences to expect in Ireland Adjusting to Academia in Ireland * 12.30PM A helpful introduction to UL’s academic teaching systems Eat Well, Live Well - Cooking Demonstration 2.30 PM - 3.30 PM DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING CSG01 - COMPUTER SCIENCE BUILDING Go Gaelic - Irish Sports Session 4.30PM PAVILION SPORTS PITCH Learn the basics of Ireland's national sports Hurling and Gaelic Football International Society Sign Up 6PM - 7.30PM RED RAISINS - STUDENT CANTEEN - MAIN BUILDING TGIF Party - Hosted by the International Society 9PM THE STABLES CLUB Second chance to sign up for the popular UL International Society * Mandatory Attendance

Study Abroad Bus to Limerick City Centre 11AM Take the bus into Limerick for some city centre shopping, and experience the Limerick Milk Market. Departure from car park at the back of the Foundation Building. Return Bus to UL Bus returns from City Centre to UL between 2PM and 3PM 2PM - 3PM S a t u r d a y 8 t h S e p t e m b e r S u n d a y 9 t h S e p t e m b e r Trip to the Burren National Park 9AM - 6PM Sign up at the Students' Union during Orientation week. Tickets cost €30 Watch All-Ireland Camogie Championship Finals 3PM - 6PM SPORTS BAR Experience the Irish sport of Camogie in this national final game.

Non-EU Exchange Orientation Schedule

Non-EU Exchange Airport Collection 6AM - 6PM Meet and greet with our student guides at Shannon Airport and transport to UL Shopping Trip 11.30AM - 2PM Bus to local shopping centre (mall) for a chance to pick up living essentials. Bus departs from Foundation Building car park every 20 minutes. Last bus at 2PM Traditional Irish Music Session 5.30PM - 7PM Enjoy a traditional Irish music session at the Sports Bar, located beside the Sports Arena M o n d a y 3 r d S e p t e m b e r T u e s d a y 4 t h S e p t e m b e r Airport Collection 6AM - 6PM UL Farmer's Market Enjoy lunch at UL's popular weekly market, located outside the Students' Union.

Stalls include: Peter the Pie man, Mohinders Indian spices, O’Briens farmhouse cheese and many more 12PM - 5PM STUDENT COURTYARD Meet and greet with our student guides at Shannon Airport and transport to UL Enrolment 2:30pm DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING For Study Abroad & Non-EU Exchange - get your Student ID Card and a Campus Tour Movie Night 7PM- 8.30PM Enjoy a screening of 'Once' at the University Concert Hall, Foundation Building Popcorn available at only €1!

MILLSTREAM COMMON ROOM Well Being Yoga 3PM - 4PM SPORTS ARENA Welcome Coffee Morning 10.30AM Meet fellow students and International Office staff at the Millstream Common Room

Non EU Exchange Orientation Information Session 9AM Information session for Non-EU Exchange students. Q&A Session 2PM A chance for you to ask us any questions you may have. Opportunities for worship, pastoral care and support for student 3PM Information session on everything you need to know about facilities for religious worship in Limerick. W e d n e s d a y 5 t h S e p t e m b e r Welcome Address 4PM Enjoy a traditional Irish music and dance performance from Celtic Steps, a professional performance from talented musicians, singers and dancers.

A formal welcome to UL from UL's Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Engagement, Professor Kerstin Mey. Make sure you come and get your seats for our entertainment performance. Zumba Dance Class 7.30PM - 8.30PM PESS BUILDING - LARGE SPORTS HALL Join fellow students for a free Zumba Dance class to finish off the day. D1050 - JOHN HOLLAND LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING FG042 - FOUNDATION BUILDING FG042 - FOUNDATION BUILDING UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Student Photoshoot 5.30PM

Non EU Exchange T h u r s d a y 6 t h S e p t e m b e r Campus Walk 8AM FROM STATUE OF BROWN THOMAS IN PLAZA AREA Shopping Trip 9.30AM - 11.30AM Another chance to join the bus trip to a local shopping centre (mall).

Bus departs from Foundation Building car park every 20 minutes. Last bus at 11.30AM Q&A Session 10.30AM D1050 - JOHN HOLLAND LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING A chance for you to ask us any questions you may have. Introduction to Irish Language 12PM - 1PM DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING Pick up some Irish language basics in this fun language taster session. Speaker Sessions 2PM A chance to hear from some of the support services in UL, Clubs & Societies and more.

UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Andy Steves - Weekend Student Adventures 4PM UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Welcome Party 5PM - 6PM THE STABLES International Society Sign Up 6PM - 8PM RED RAISINS - STUDENT CANTEEN - MAIN BUILDING

Non EU Exchange F r i d a y 7 t h S e p t e m b e r Campus Run 8AM FROM STATUE OF BROWN THOMAS IN PLAZA AREA Adjusting to Life in Ireland 11.30AM Assisting students with culture shock and what differences to expect in Ireland Adjusting to Academia in Ireland 12.30pm A helpful introduction to UL’s academic teaching systems Eat Well, Live Well - Cooking Demonstration 2.30pm -3.30pm DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING CSG01 - COMPUTER SCIENCE BUILDING Go Gaelic - Irish Sports Session 4.30PM PAVILION SPORTS PITCH Learn the basics of Ireland's national sports Hurling and Gaelic Football International Society Sign Up 6PM - 7.30PM RED RAISINS - STUDENT CANTEEN - MAIN BUILDING TGIF Party - Hosted by the International Society 9PM THE STABLES Second chance to sign up for the popular UL International Society

Non EU Exchange Bus to Limerick City Centre 11AM Take the bus into Limerick for some city centre shopping, and experience the Limerick Milk Market. Departure from car park at the back of the Foundation Building. Return Bus to UL Bus returns from City Centre to UL between 2PM and 3PM 2PM - 3PM S a t u r d a y 8 t h S e p t e m b e r S u n d a y 9 t h S e p t e m b e r Trip to the Burren National Park 9AM - 6PM Sign up at the Students' Union during Orientation week. Tickets cost €30 Watch All-Ireland Camogie Championship Finals 3PM - 6PM SPORTS BAR Experience the Irish sport of Camogie in this national final game.

Erasmus Orientation Schedule

ERASMUS Airport Collection 6AM - 6PM Meet and greet with our student guides at Shannon Airport and transport to UL Shopping Trip 11.30AM - 2PM Bus to local shopping centre (mall) for a chance to pick up living essentials. Bus departs from Foundation Building car park every 20 minutes. Last bus at 2PM Traditional Irish Music Session 5.30PM - 7PM Enjoy a traditional Irish music session at the Sports Bar, located beside the Sports Arena M o n d a y 3 r d S e p t e m b e r T u e s d a y 4 t h S e p t e m b e r Airport Collection 6AM - 6PM UL Farmer's Market Enjoy lunch at UL's popular weekly market, located outside the Students' Union.

Stalls include: Peter the Pie man, Mohinders Indian spices, O’Briens farmhouse cheese and many more 12PM - 5PM STUDENT COURTYARD Meet and greet with our student guides at Shannon Airport and transport to UL Enrolment 9am For Erasmus students - get your Student ID Card and a Campus Tour Movie Night 7PM- 8.30PM Enjoy a screening of 'Once' at the University Concert Hall, Foundation Building.

Popcorn available at only €1! EDEN RESTAURANT - MAIN BUILDING Well Being Yoga 3PM - 4PM SPORTS ARENA Welcome Coffee Morning 10.30AM Meet fellow students and International Office staff in Eden Restaurant, Main Building DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING

ERASMUS Orientation Information Session 1pm Information session for Erasmus students. Opportunities for worship, pastoral care and support for student 3PM - 3.45PM Information session on everything you need to know about facilities for religious worship in Limerick. W e d n e s d a y 5 t h S e p t e m b e r Welcome Address 4PM UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Enjoy a traditional Irish music and dance performance from Celtic Steps, a professional performance from talented musicians, singers and dancers.

A formal welcome to UL from UL's Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Engagement, Professor Kerstin Mey. Make sure you come and get your seats for our entertainment performance. Zumba Dance Class 7.30PM - 8.30PM PESS BUILDING - LARGE SPORTS HALL Join fellow students for a free Zumba Dance class to finish off the day. DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE & D1050 - JOHN HOLLAND LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING FG042 - FOUNDATION BUILDING Student Photoshoot 5.30PM

ERASMUS T h u r s d a y 6 t h S e p t e m b e r Campus Walk 8am FROM STATUE OF BROWN THOMAS IN PLAZA AREA Shopping Trip 9.30AM - 11.30AM Another chance to join the bus trip to a local shopping centre (mall).

Bus departs from Foundation Building car park every 20 minutes. Last bus at 11.30AM Q&A Session 11am DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING A chance for you to ask us any questions you may have. Introduction to Irish Language 12PM - 1PM Pick up some Irish language basics in this fun language taster session.

DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING Clubs & Societies Speaker Session 2PM A chance to hear from some of the support services in UL, Clubs & Societies and more. UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Andy Steves - Weekend Student Adventures 4PM UNIVERSITY CONCERT HALL - FOUNDATION BUILDING Welcome Party 6pm- 7PM THE STABLES International Society Sign Up 6PM - 8PM RED RAISINS - STUDENT CANTEEN - MAIN BUILDING Timetable Session DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING 10am How to build and create your personal timetable and select modules

Erasmus F r i d a y 7 t h S e p t e m b e r Campus Run 8AM FROM STATUE OF BROWN THOMAS IN PLAZA AREA Adjusting to Life in Ireland 11.30AM Assisting students with culture shock and what differences to expect in Ireland Adjusting to Academia in Ireland 12.30pm A helpful introduction to UL’s academic teaching systems Eat Well, Live Well - Cooking Demonstration 2.30pm - 3.30pm CSG01 - COMPUTER SCIENCE BUILDING DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING DG016 - JEAN MONNET LECTURE THEATRE - MAIN BUILDING Go Gaelic - Irish Sports Session 4.30PM PAVILION SPORTS PITCH Learn the basics of Ireland's national sports Hurling and Gaelic Football International Society Sign Up 6PM - 7.30PM RED RAISINS - STUDENT CANTEEN - MAIN BUILDING TGIF Party - Hosted by the International Society 9PM Second chance to sign up for the popular UL International Society THE STABLES EFL Exam for Non-Native English Language Speakers 9.30am - 11am KBG12 - KEMMY BUSINESS SCHOOL

Erasmus Bus to Limerick City Centre 11AM Take the bus into Limerick for some city centre shopping, and experience the Limerick Milk Market. Departure from car park at the back of the Foundation Building. Return Bus to UL Bus returns from City Centre to UL between 2PM and 3PM 2PM - 3PM S a t u r d a y 8 t h S e p t e m b e r S u n d a y 9 t h S e p t e m b e r Trip to the Burren National Park 9AM - 6PM Sign up at the Students' Union during Orientation week. Tickets cost €30 Watch All-Ireland Camogie Championship Finals 3PM - 6PM SPORTS BAR Experience the Irish sport of Camogie in this national final game.

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