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Technological University of the Shannon

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About the University 🏫

In the heart of Ireland's 3rd largest city, Limerick, you'll find the popular Technological University of the Shannon which Irish and international students flock to.

In addition to the university's international recognition and wide range of studies, Limerick is a particularly preferred student city as the cost of living is 30-50%>lower than the nearby Irish student towns.

It is no wonder that the university's approximately 6,500 students from different nationalities are applying to this popular university. The diversity of students allows you to blend in with the locals while making friends and broaden your network from virtually every continent. This unique combination of quality education and broad networking has contributed to the high employment rate, which is as much as 96% for graduates who directly got paid work after graduating.

With its ultramodern learning facilities and labs, as well as a targeted focus on "up to date" learning that is in line with the demands of employers in the 21st century, students from the Technological University of the Shannon have become so attractive that the university has experienced cases of companies wanting to hire students before they even finish their degree.

With lots of sports clubs and student unions to engage with, there are plenty of opportunities to socialize with your fellow students while cultivating your interests outside of study hours.

About the city 🌇

Limerick is the capital of the region. Limerick is a vibrant town located by the majestic river, Shannon. With its lucky location in a thriving region, Limerick is the commercial, administrative and cultural capital of Ireland's Midwestern region.

Limerick is a super comfortable place to stay with its compact accessibility to all places in the city. In addition, the city has good connections to the capital Dublin (just two hours away) to when the urge of big city life hits. With nearly 25,000 students making up a quarter of the city's population, Limerick is characterized by a young, vibrant, safe and supportive environment in which community is paramount.

With various shopping options, wide selection of restaurants, bars, cafes and not least the famous nightlife, Limerick has become a popular student city for not only Irish people but from international students from all over the world.

Housing 🏡

Thomond Village

To meet students' housing needs, Technological University of the Shannon is working with the popular Thomond villages. The student housing is near campus and social life is notorious for being top notch. There are several different types of homes and you can check them all out in the link below. You can contact accommodation@lit.ie to hear more.

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"I have learned so much in my course and have grown as a person from being exposed to such an amazing community of people who have the best intentions for me at heart" - Deborah M.

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