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1st Year Experience

The First YeaDeirdre Murphyr Support Coordinator Deirdre Murphy is available to help with concerns or issues that may arise for First year students in 2017/18. The transition to university life takes time and adjustment. If you are thinking about transferring within UL or exiting your programme you must make contact with Deirdre.

The University wants you to have a really positive student experience from your first day in UL. Deirdre is there to ensure you get all the help and support that you may need as a first year student in UL.

We will come up with a plan whatever the scenario is, there are always options! Deirdre discusses her role as First Year Support Coordinator here.

Deirdre’s contact details are as follows:  Tel. No.: 061 202613 Email:  Mobile No: 086 2559510

Alternatively you can visit her at the First Year Support Office: CM-047 (Across from the Student Health Centre Waiting Room)


Student Engagement and Success Unit
The University of Limerick welcomes and supports all 1st years in their transition to third level education. As part of this commitment the university has established a Student Engagement and Success (SES) Unit. The SES Unit are here to support your transition into 3rd level to ensure that you get all the support you need to make your first year a success. Coming into first year of university is a transition in everyone’s life. If you, or any of your friends, begin to experience doubts or are having difficulties settling in making or positive progress in your course, the SES Unit are here to help where they can.