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Dell Technologies to support UL’s new Immersive Software Engineering programme

UL Foundation welcomes Dell Technologies to the growing coalition of supporters investing in tomorrow’s software leaders through its support for our new Immersive Software Engineering programme. The Foundation thanks Dell Technologies for its commitment to providing UL students with a first-class learning experience, and for its investment in innovations in the education sector. Through the […]

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PwC announces new Partnership with Kemmy Business School

PwC today announces new partnership with the Kemmy Business School supporting excellence in business learning and education. The principal element of this new partnership involves supporting student innovation and will run initially over the next two years.  The new Student Innovation Project will set out to deal with key business challenges in today’s world and […]

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University of Limerick Foundation Awards Traveller Community Scholarship

The University of Limerick Foundation has awarded a Traveller Community scholarship to Irish comedian and presenter, Martin “Beanz” Warde, to complete an MA in Journalism at the University of Limerick. Martin who has a growing profile in the media, is a powerful advocate for human rights. Speaking about the award, Martin said: “I’m delighted to […]

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The University of Limerick launches the Fiachra Treacy ORIX Aviation Award

Today, at the University of Limerick, a new award, the Fiachra Treacy ORIX Aviation Award was launched in memory of Fiachra Treacy, who had been an integral part of the ORIX Aviation team for over three years, until he died tragically in January 2020. Fiachra graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from UL […]

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Generous Donation Supports Poet in Residence at UL

A generous donation has been made to the University of Limerick (UL) Foundation to support the university’s first ever Poet in Residence position. The position will be integral to creative writing initiatives at the University, led by award winning Irish author, Joseph O’Connor. Professor O’Connor was appointed as Frank McCourt Chair in Creative Writing at […]

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Tines Invests in No-Code Research at UL, Joining a Growing Coalition of Supporters

Today, Irish cybersecurity automation start-up, Tines announced a major donation to UL’s new Immersive Software Engineering (ISE) programme.  Tines’ founder and CEO Eoin Hinchy said, ‘We are excited to partner with the University of Limerick on this initiative to produce fundamental academic research into digital transformation and the value of no-code approaches over traditional software engineering. We’re […]

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Arup Supports Scholarship & Awards for UL’s Civil Engineering Students

At a special award ceremony today, engineering firm, Arup, presented a number of scholarships and awards to undergraduate Civil Engineering students at the University of Limerick. Third year student, Elaine Graves, was awarded the Arup Scholarship for Women in Civil Engineering based on academic excellence. Twelve other students in the Civil Engineering programme were awarded […]

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UL Foundation Impact Report 2021 launched today

The Foundation I excited to launch its Impact Report 2021. It showcases the power of philanthropy across the University of Limerick campus over the last year. On the role of philanthropy at UL, and particularly on its sporting facilities, UL Ambassador and Munster Rugby player, Peter O’Mahony, said: ‘The University of Limerick’s sports facilities are […]

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Students Competition Held for UL Foundation Entrepreneurship & Innovation Awards

Twenty students who were short-listed for this year’s UL Foundation Entrepreneurship & Innovation Awards took part in Pitching Day to a panel of judges. It was very exciting to see the passion and innovation displayed by the participants in their pitches! Sincere thanks to our sponsors: Ralph & Maureen Parkes; and Ingenium Training & Consulting. […]

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Inaugural Intel Diversity & Inclusion Scholarships Awarded at UL

Five University of Limerick (UL) students have been awarded scholarships under a newly established Intel Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship program. The program, which is for third level students in technology disciplines, aims to support students with accessibility needs to further their academic career.  Each student receives a scholarship of €5,000 as well as the opportunity […]

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UL Academy for Children

A group of sixth class students from a Limerick primary school were the first to be conferred from UL’s new ‘Academy for Children’, which is supported by the UL Foundation and aims to inspire future graduates and deepen the University’s ties in the community. In all, 39 pupils from Our Lady Queen of Peace National […]

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Supporter ‘Thank You’ video from Harvey Duthie and Professor Kerstin Mey

While our traditional opportunities to meet have been curtailed, it has been an exceptionally productive year for the University of Limerick Foundation. In this short video, the Foundation’s CEO, Harvey Duthie and University of Limerick President, Professor Kerstin Mey take a moment to say thank you to all our supporters, offer a flavour of what’s […]

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Peter Real Scholarships

Analog Devices late CTO Peter Real established an esteemed reputation as an innovator, business leader, mentor and visionary during his distinguished 38-year career at Analog Devices. His remarkable career and legacy serve as inspiration for future generations of aspiring engineers and business leaders. In Peter’s memory, Analog Devices and the University of Limerick established two […]

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UL Foundation Entrepreneurship & Innovation Awards

It has been a tough year but University of Limerick students continue to excel in creativity and innovation. Through the support of generous donors, the UL Foundation will acknowledge and reward students who demonstrate entrepreneurial ambition and potential through their Entrepreneurship & Innovation Awards. This is a University wide competition open to all students currently […]

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UL Foundation CEO joins CASE UK & Ireland Cabinet

UL Foundation is delighted to announce that our CEO, Harvey Duthie, has been invited to become a member of the CASE UK & Ireland Cabinet. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is the global association dedicated to educational advancement – alumni relations, communications, development, marketing, and advancement services. UL Foundation is excited […]

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Townhall on Philanthrophy – “What the future brings for both of us depends really on how big our dreams are and the courage we have to fulfil those dreams…”

March 25th, 2021 – UL Foundation CEO, Harvey Duthie thanked UL President, Professor Kerstin Mey for hosting the University of Limerick‘s first ‘Townhall on Philanthropy’. Almost 500 colleagues from across UL joined to learn more about UL Foundation and our future plans. Analog Devices President and CEO Vincent Roche shared this inspiring video, during which he said “What […]

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Global Medical Technology Company BD’s Research Centre Ireland (RCI) Awards 10 Scholarships and Bursaries to University of Limerick Students

At a special online award ceremony today, global medical technology company, BD RCI, made awards to 10 University of Limerick (UL) students under its leading scholarship and bursary programme. The programme is funded by the company through the UL Foundation to support students from the University’s Access programme, which works to encourage the participation of students […]

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UL Foundation welcomes our growing coalition of Immersive Software Engineering partners

UL Foundation CEO, Harvey Duthie, thanked Analog Devices, Intercom, Manna Aero, Provizio and Stripe for their generous support toward Immersive Software Engineering (ISE) at UL. ISE sets out to redefine computer science education. It will bring, among other innovations, ‘Residencies’ which are more common in medical degrees, to computer science. The Foundation is excited to […]

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Two UL students awarded Women in Aviation Scholarship from GECAS

GECAS, the leading aircraft lessor based in Shannon, and the University of Limerick School of Engineering, have announced first-year students Erin Lynch (Meath) and Clodagh Kearns (Cork) as the recipients of this year’s Women in Aviation Scholarship. This is the second year of the scholarship which is open to female students of the University of […]

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University of Limerick Foundation welcomes new Board Chairman.

The University of Limerick Foundation has announced the election of a new chairman. The appointment was confirmed by Dr Brennan Glucksman at a meeting of the Foundation this Friday. Harry Fehily, Managing Partner at Holmes O’Malley Sexton Solicitors and a board member of University of Limerick Foundation, has been elected as successor to Chair Dr […]

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Vodafone Ireland Foundation supporting students at the University of Limerick

We thank the Vodafone Ireland Foundation for its generous support of phone handsets, sim cards and call credit for our Access and Sanctuary programmes. UL Foundation CEO, Harvey Duthie said ‘This practical support will make a huge difference in the lives of students at the University of Limerick.’ For more about the Vodafone Ireland Foundation […]

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University of Limerick and Analog Devices Announce Scholarship Programs

The Peter Real Analog Devices Bernal Fulbright PhD Scholarship will be awarded in partnership with the Bernal Institute at UL and the Fulbright Commission. The scholarship will fund post-graduate PhD research with a focus on scientific, biomedical or ecological disciplines and enable a US citizen to complete a fully funded PhD at UL over a […]

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