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UL Smarter Travel lights up UL

As it’s still a little dark in the mornings and evenings, UL Smarter Travel manned the main exits of UL yesterday evening, handing out and attaching LED bicycle lights to students and staff cycling by. Approximately 80 cyclists availed of … Continue reading

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UL wins RSA ‘Leading Lights in Road Safety’ Award

From over 100 nominations in various categories, the University of Limerick Smarter Travel Team was recently chosen by a judging panel as winners of the Education: Third Level / Further category in the Road Safety Authority ‘Leading Lights in Road … Continue reading

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UL wins Best Campus Award for Student Cycling Challenge

The Student Cycling Challenge is a national competition organised by the National Transport Authority whereby teams from eighteen campuses from all over Ireland signed up and logged 10-minute cycling trips over a 10-day period. At a prize-giving ceremony held last … Continue reading

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Clean sweep for UL Teams in National Pedometer Challenge

Congratulations to the two UL teams, the Green Team and the International Wanderers, who won their respective categories in the 2014 National Pedometer Challenge. The Green Team which comprises members, mostly porters, from the Buildings and Estates department won the … Continue reading

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UL Green Campus Features at Clubs & Soc’s Opening Day

UL Green Campus created an-environmentally themed presence at the Clubs and Societies Open Day at the Sports Arena yesterday. Interested students learnt about what the Green Campus Committee does and how they can become part of how the campus is … Continue reading

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UL Travel Survey 2014 Winner

Congratulations to Ben Murray whose name was drawn from a hat of 1,608 students that completed the 2014 UL Travel Survey recently. Ben is already a smarter travel champion as he commutes each day from Ennis on the M7 Express … Continue reading

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Bike Week @ UL

Promoting cycling at the University of Limerick was particular easy during this year’s Bike Week. Bicycle commuters enjoyed free teas, coffees, pastries and porridge under sunshine in the Students’ Union Courtyard on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Bike training, bike commuting … Continue reading

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