NUI, Galway With over 17,000 students and more than 2,200 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence in the fields of arts, social science, and celtic studies; business, public policy and law; engineering and informatics; medicine, nursing and health sciences; and science. NUI Galway offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and diplomas of international standard, which provide students with opportunities for personal and academic development, as well as giving them the knowledge and skills they need to pursue successful careers. The University’s approach to innovative programme development means that courses are developed to reflect the ever-changing needs of the job market and the economy.
University of Limerick
The University of Limerick (UL) was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and classified as the University of Limerick in 1989. The University of Limerick is an independent, internationally focussed university with over 12,000 students and 1,400 staff. UL is a young, energetic and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. Its mission is to promote and advance learning and knowledge through teaching, research and scholarship in an environment which encourages innovation and upholds the principles of free enquiry and expression. Particular attention is paid to the generation of knowledge which is relevant to the needs of Ireland’s continuing socio-economic development. UL has a internationally recognised reputation for collaboration with industry on the design and delivery of courses that build individual capacity and for basic and applied research that supports the development of industrial capability.
University College Cork, originally founded in 1845 as “Queen’s College Cork”, UCC is one of Ireland’s oldest institutions of higher education. Over 150 years later, UCC is internationally acclaimed as one of the top 2% of research institutions in the world. UCC’s mission – to advance excellence in teaching, research and the quality of the student experience – makes UCC a contemporary University with a global outlook. UCC’s research mission is the pursuit of fundamental knowledge and its transmission through teaching and publications. For UCC’s 18,000 students there are opportunities for progression and exit points along particular award pathways providing flexibility in delivery method and opportunities for students to learn at a pace that meets their particular needs. A suite of postgraduate programmes include a number of highly innovative programmes designed in collaboration with industry, local and international partners and professional bodies
ULearning Skillnet is a collaborative project programme linking industry and academia together.
University of Limerick Library
The University of Limerick Library supports the university’s teaching, learning and research activities by providing quality information, education, training, facilities and resources to students both full-time and part-time, faculty, staff and researchers.
The Library provides access to all sorts of information resources to support your learning and research. You can search all of the library’s collections through the Library Catalogue, or get more information on each type of information resource and how it might be useful to your studies.
UCC Library brings together many sources of information not readily available elsewhere in Munster. They include books, periodicals, audio-visual materials, together with the professional expertise to interpret the collections to its users.