Thinking of studying at UL? The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS) at the University of Limerick runs a series of events, visits and competitions for secondary school students. These events are designed to give prospective students a taste of the UL experience.

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Virtual School Visits

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences also offers virtual & in-person school talks on our suite of programmes. If you are a guidance counsellor/teacher interested in booking a talk, please fill in this form to register.

Upcoming Events

Each semester, we offer live events and talks on a wide variety of our courses and subject areas so keep an eye on this page to find out more about our schedule for the 2021/22 academic year. 

Journalism Taster

We invite prospective students with an interest in Journalism, PR or Digital media to join us on campus (subject to easing of public health guidelines) to learn more about LM039 BA Journalism & Digital Communication.

Attendees will have the opportunity to tour our dedicated facilities and will hear from lecturers and current students as they explain the hands-on projects and structure of our journalism course. Attendees will also get information on the varied career opportunities available to our graduates in the area of journalism and beyond. This will next take place in the autumn of 2022. For more information and to register your interest, please email

Past Events

Professional Opportunities Available to European Studies Graduates (Virtual Event)-  5pm, Wednesday 10th November, 2021.

This live event on MS Teams gave attendees the chance to learn more about the amazing career opportunities available to graduates of LM040 BA European Studies. Course Director, Dr. Sorcha de Brún was joined by graduates and current students of the programme who explained how European Studies prepares graduates for careers both here and abroad. With a core European language (French, German or Spanish) and electives in areas such as Economics, Law, History, Irish, Politics, Additional Language, Marketing & Sociology, European Studies graduates have highly valued skills that are in demand from public and private sectors including large multinationals.  

This event is now over however if you would like to receive a link to a recording, please complete the form here


LM002 Bachelor of Arts Taster 

This event is over however we can forward information relating to LM002 Bachelor of Arts to those who complete the form below. Our Bachelor of Arts programme gives students he opportunity to study subjects they love and the flexibility to explore new interests. This event was aimed at 5th Years, 6th Years, QQI & mature students. Those who attended had the opportunity to sample taster lectures, explore the structure of the programme and learn why our students and graduates benefit from studying a broad arts degree. 

Register here to receive recordings


Everything You Need to Know About the Study of Languages 

This event is now over however we can forward a recording to those who complete the form below. 

Our webinar was aimed at those who have a passion for other cultures and are interested in the study of a language or multiple languages at third level. During the course of this one-hour webinar, current students described their experience of studying languages. Attendees also heard from lecturers and course directors who outlined course structure, careers and why now is a great time to choose to study a language focusing on LM044 BA Applied Languages, LM091 Bachelor of Education in Languages & LM040 BA European Studies but information will be relevant to the study of languages on all UL undergraduate programmes.  

Complete this form to receive a recording of the event


Student Blog

Students can also read blogs by current UL AHSS students, outlining their own experiences of what it's like to live and study in UL. Our students talk about everything from choosing UL to making friends to their study abroad experiences.

Did you know?

97% of University of Limerick graduates are in employment or conducting further study.  The University of Limerick employment rate is 15% higher than the national average.