ULPSU Postgrad Month

This week we bring you presentations on Career and Recruitment, Visa and Publishing for Researchers as well as our Wellbeing classes in Yoga, Tai Chi and Mindfulness Meditation.  See details and links below.

Week 2 Winners

5 Km Walk

Well done to everyone who has taken the 5km challenge this week, we are delighted with the amount of people sending us screenshots of their success!

The Winner of the 5km Challenge is: Patrick Dolan

PSU Bake-Off

Some of you were busy baking up some goodies, we wish would could have sampled your tasty treats!

The Winner of the Baking Challenge is: Tanvi Parab

The names of the participants in each category were entered into the draw and the winner was randomly selected.

Week 3

In the Kitchen

Pancake Tuesday!!

The one day of the year when it’s OK to have pancakes for every meal! Send us a photo of your ingredients and finished pancake creations by 8:00pm on Tuesday to psu@ul.ie or on social media for your chance to win a €50 One4All voucher!

International Cook-Off

We are moving our culinary talents this week to International Cuisine. Send in a photo of the ingredients and finished delights of your favourite international dish by 12noon on Friday to postgradvp@ul.ie or on social media for your chance to win a €50 One4All voucher!

Cooking Demonstration with Country Munch, Wednesday, February 17 at 6:00pm

ZOOM LINK FOR COOKERY CLASS: 

Meeting ID: 930 514 2935

Passcode: 2JYbRj

Wellbeing

This week the Yoga classes continue throughout the week, times available on the attached poster.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 873 3375 6761

Mindfulness workshops will also continue this week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings with Donal Quirke from www.yogabodyireland.com

Join on https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8535878342

Meeting Id: 853 587 8342

Password: athomeyoga

Our weekly Tai Chi classes will continue this Sunday at 12noon. The registration link to join is:

Tai Chi link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81746041088?pwd=V0ZDQkd0aW5PNUFlU2RaT29xUlYydz09

Meeting ID: 817 4604 1088

Passcode: 574206

Publishing, Careers and Visa presentation

Ashling Hayes from the UL Library will be giving a presentation on Publishing for our Research students. Tuesday at 15:00 on http://tiny.cc/PSU_AH

Gavin Connell from the UL Careers Division will be joined by FOUR Recruiters for the Employer Panel discussion to speak about looking for jobs in Ireland and answering your questions, if you have any please send them in to us at psu@ul.ie. This session will be on Wednesday, February 17 from 2:00-3:00. http://tiny.cc/PSU_CR

Student VISA presentation with Vicky Hannon from UL Global, Thursday, February 18 at 3:00. http://tiny.cc/PSU_VISA

A quick reminder of what else is going on…

PhD Podcast

Thank you to those of you who have responded to our call out for our PhD Podcast.? If you haven’t gotten in touch yet and are interested in discussing your research in a podcast , send us an email on psu@ul.ie with your research topic and what you would like to talk about. Each podcast will be 15 minutes long. A great way to share your research! See attached poster for details.

Covid-19 Transport for Testing and Support

Covid-19 testing is now available on campus for UL students this weekend. Please see your student mail for the link to register for an appointment.

We are all well aware of the current situation in our community and we want to let you know of a service we have secured for anyone who needs to get to a Covid-19 testing centre. It has come to our attention that transport to Covid-19 testing centre is not available. Please see the attached poster for details on the service.

The Postgraduate Students’ Union is also concerned for any student who may find themselves in hospital who may not have a support system in Ireland. We are putting a team of individuals who are willing to be a contact for any student who finds themselves in hospital with Covid-19. They will have someone to talk to and connect with and hopefully not feel so alone, we will also be able to guide them to professional supports available through the University if necessary.

Dedicated Postgraduate Students’ Union

Although we are not on campus, we continue to support all postgraduates at the University of Limerick. That means we are here for all full-time and part-time postgrads from Certificate programmes, Higher Diplomas, Research and Taught Masters, and PhDs.

We offer support on the following but not limited to this list, please contact us on psu@ul.ie / postgradpresident@ul.ie or postgradvp@ul.ie if you have any questions, concerns or ideas for an event!

  • Academic Assistance
  • Connecting Students to UL Services
  • Emergency Financial Aid
  • Childcare Benefit
  • Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing and a Balanced Student Life
  • Social Inclusion

Thank you.

Kind regards,

The ULPSU Team

Andrea La Touche, postgradpresident@ul.ie

Rania Shadeed, postgradvp@ul.ie

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