The University of Limerick (UL)is a distinctive, pioneering and connected university that shapes the future through educating and empowering people to meet the real challenges of tomorrow. The University of Limerick was award the Sunday Times University of the Year for 2019. This award reflects the University’s commitment to graduate employability, dedication to the student experience and industry-relevant programmes. UL, moreover, places more than 2,000 students in paid and semi-paid work placements annually with 30% of these placements based internationally. This work experience has contributed to ensuring UL is Ireland’s leading university on employability.