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UL Environmental Society – Clubs and Societies’ Semester 1 Recruitment Drive – 6th Sept. 2017

UL Enviro Soc kicked off the new semester by setting up a stall at the Clubs and Societies’ Semester 1 Recruitment Drive. Over 35 different clubs and society stalls were present for the event which took place at the UL Sports Arena. … Continue reading

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UL Hosts National Forum for Environmental Socities

Following the fashion show earlier in the day, the UL Environmental Society welcomed visiting students from Dublin and Waterford to the UL Library Board Room for the first ever Forum for Environmental Societies in Ireland. Following a keynote address by UL Green … Continue reading

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UL Riverbank Clean-up 2017

Sunday morning saw a great turn out for the UL riverbank clean up. Groups on foot set out at 10am from the UL Boathouse picking up and collecting waste all along the river edge and the adjacent drains. Members of the … Continue reading

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UL scoop Highly Commended accolade at the Green Gown Awards 2016

UL were last night highly commended at the Environmental Association of Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Green Gown Awards (UK and Ireland) for their proactive work in achieving a modal shift towards more sustainable forms of travel to and from campus. … Continue reading

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UL journalism students release climate change podcast

A team of three MA in Journalism students recently compiled a podcast highlighting the issue of climate change and local efforts to combat it. The podcast can be heard in full here: Pictured above are MA in Journalism students Dane … Continue reading

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Smarter Travel video launched

UL was recently shortlisted for “Best Newcomer” in the Green Gown Awards for the UL Smarter Travel Project. The Green Gown Awards recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities and colleges across the world. As part of the … Continue reading

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Sweet success: first crop of honey produced at UL apiary

Today  (11th October 2016) marked an important day for UL Apiary volunteers who presented a jar of honey from the first crop produced to UL President Prof Don Barry. Pictured above are UL Apiary Volunteers Muireann McMahon, Dermot McInerney, Caoilinn Kennedy … Continue reading

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