Commuting to and from college can be challenging at times.
If you are a student commuting - We have included tips below that you may consider!
Parking on campus can be limited. Refer to Campus Maps for Parking Locations. Before you come to campus. Consider planning your trip and arriving as early as possible before your class time. This will ensure you have enough time to find a suitable parking location & to get to your class without time pressure. Use the maps above to plan your trip and if possible seek out suitable parking locations close to your lecture hall. Consider timings e.g. does your lecture clash with rush hour traffic?
Access to and around the university is easy on a bicycle. There is lots of information available on the Cycling UL Website section of the UL website. The website includes information on available cycling facilities, useful maps, shower facilities, cycling gear and tips for securely locking your bike and lots more!
The University of Limerick is located approx. 4km from the east of Limerick City Centre. To access the University by foot you can walk along 1) Dublin Road & Plassey Park Road 2) Canal and Riverbank walkway. To find pedestrian maps, walking distances and times, consider exploring the links on the following website. Accessing Campus on Foot
For information on accessing campus via public transport. Visit here
Bringing your own food is an excellent way to save money. The below locations on campus are great places to sit down and enjoy your lunch!
Meal preparation will be key to ensuring you are eating healthy balanced meals on the go.
Other tips include.....
Use the commute to ‘bookend’ your day. For example, bring coffee on the morning commute and on the way home perhaps taking time to ease out of your day, e.g. taking time to nap, read a book or call a friend.
Google docs offline to be working on assignments if there is poor Wi-Fi on the train for example
Use your commute to check your student email, make a to do lists etc.