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Mary Immaculate College

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Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, South Circular Road
+35361 204300
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Public Institution
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General Information: 

Mary Immaculate College is a university level teaching institution, funded primarily by the education department of the Irish Government. It's renown is for teacher training and a wide range of arts subjects. The college has a good reputation for performance arts, including music and theatre, and has modern facilities for staging live events. The college engages with a number of multicultural projects, largely involving teacher training, and overseas development.

Mission and Objectives: 

The College community promotes excellence in teaching, learning and research at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It seeks to foster the intellectual, spiritual, personal and professional development of students within a supportive and challenging environment that guarantees the intellectual freedom of staff and students. As a college with a Catholic christian ethos, Mary Immaculate actively promotes a supportive learning environment and cultural tolerance.

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Mary Immaculate College offers undergraduate and post-graduate programmes in a range of subjects. It also supports the very diverse research activities of its staff and PhD students. In addition, the college seeks, through active engagement with other bodies and individuals, to contribute to the quality of life and economic development of its immediate community, local institutions and international partners.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

Mary Immaculate College would be able to bring its own experience of working internationally to the group. It could host national meetings and provide online and recorded media resources for the network.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

It is a key strand of the college's strategic plan to enhance and expand its international collaboration, on both educational and cultural levels. ALF offers the potential of new and exciting partnerships which will be mutually beneficial for all participants. It would also be valuable to Mary Immaculate to participate in the national network, so broadening its engagement with a variety of organisations with converging interests.