Time Off!

Last night as I twisted and turned in the sheets, my partner whispered to me. Little fast flutters in her belly, in the pitter-patter tempo, ...

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The Shift to Online University – From A Student’s Perspective

My name is Lorraine Helen Stanciu. Originally of Romanian ancestry, I was born here in Dublin in 2001 and spent all of my academic years in Ireland. ...

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Change starts within

It's strange how time passes, it had the ability to pass really fast but also very slow. It's March now, St. Patrick's day in fact. ...

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Hello February, when new traditions meet old ones

As we move into February, we start the second semester here at Maynooth which can feel a bit hectic. Of course, everything is online, but ...

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Come to Maynooth!

A different but refreshing start of year

January 2021 may not have been like how some imagined a few months ago, but perhaps it is not as bad as imagined either. With ...

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Christmas 2020 in Ireland

Christmas time in Dublin is defiantly hectic, and even during the weekday the small streets of Dublin seem to still be packed. This year I’ll ...

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Coming to Maynooth

In all honesty, if you would have asked me at the beginning of 2019 what Maynooth was I would just look at you funny. It ...

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A full first year in Maynooth

It is now a full year since I first came to Ireland to study at Maynooth University. This opportunity changed my life: I’m learning every day in my ...

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What Comes Next?

The future is looming. An ominous statement that every university student experiences near the end of their degree. For international students, it carries extra weight ...

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