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New Impact Report showcases the power of philanthropy at UL

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UL Impact Report – UL Ambassador and Munster Rugby’s Peter O’Mahony joined Harvey Duthie and Sarah Hartnett from UL Foundation to launch this year’s Impact Report. Picture: Arthur Ellis

New Impact Report showcases the power of philanthropy at UL

UL Ambassador and Munster Rugby’s Peter O’Mahony joined Harvey Duthie and Sarah Hartnett from UL Foundation to launch this year’s Impact Report. 

On the role of philanthropy at UL, and particularly on its sporting facilities, Peter O’Mahony said: ‘The University of Limerick’s sports facilities are truly world-class. Among them, Munster Rugby’s high-performance centre on the campus offers an unrivalled training space.’

Speaking about UL’s new Immersive Software Engineering programme, Stripe’s John Collison said ‘From the most exciting startups in Ireland to the world’s most successful tech companies, UL Foundation has built a fabulous coalition to support the Immersive Software Engineering course.’

In addition to thanking the many donors who enable the work, this report showcases the array of projects UL Foundation has enabled over the last year, including:

  • Helping launch UL’s new Immersive Software Engineering (ISE) programme 
  • Granting a total of €3.49 million to projects across UL
  • Funding senior academic posts and post-doctoral roles 
  • Enabling more than 100 scholarships and bursaries 

About the University of Limerick Foundation

The University of Limerick Foundation is proud to support and resource the University of Limerick. Through the Foundation, which was established in 1989, the Board and a wide range of friends and benefactors, they provide national and international leadership and funding for the University’s advancement.

The University of Limerick Foundation is engaged in fundraising for the University from private individuals, institutions and business. €200 Million has been raised to date in support of what is now a world class university and campus. Working closely with the President, the Foundation promotes the University of Limerick and the many facets that make it standout in the higher education landscape to potential benefactors.

With their unique cooperative education programmes; partnerships with industry; industry-relevant, award-winning research; stunning campus; and a deep commitment to community engagement, the University has a lot of which it can be proud.

The aim is to support the University as it builds on these successes by supporting ground-breaking research and encouraging students through a wide-range of scholarship programmes.

To learn more about how to support UL, email [email protected]

A full copy of the report can be found HERE 

For more stories on the University of Limerick, see HERE 

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