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Award-winning €15 million Graduate Entry Medical School Building at UL Launched by Minister for Finance

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Pastor for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, today authoritatively propelled the recompense winning Graduate Entry Medical School at the University of Limerick.

The Building was outlined by Grafton Architects, and was champ of RIBA 2013 EU Award and a finalist in the exceptionally prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize. Found next to the current Health Sciences and Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, the Medical School – effectively recognizable by its limestone outer surface – is an emerge expansion to UL’s Clare Campus.

A 4,000 sq.m. office, the building houses 12 Problem-Based Learning showing rooms, a 150-seat address theater, two 60-seater class rooms, 75 IT work stations, eight clinical abilities labs, two anatomical aptitudes research facilities, a range devoted to research and a cafeteria. The labs are outfitted with a state-of-the-symbolization AV framework, which permits understudies to record themselves performing procedural or physical exam aptitudes.

The €15million venture was subsidized by the Department of Education & Skills, the Higher Education Authority and backed by the University of Limerick Foundation.

Talking from the authority dispatch occasion UL President Professor Don Barry said: “We are gigantically glad for the accomplishments of our Graduate Entry Medical School subsequent to its commencement in 2007. Pearls offers a medicinal degree program which is interested in graduates from any control and is firmly upheld by access grants. Through imaginative showing practices and applying an issue based learning methodology to guideline, in only 4 years contrasted with the 5 or 6 years of conventional restorative schools, the GEMS has demonstrated its capacity to graduate specialists who are skillful, sure and minding. They comprehend the exploratory premise of pharmaceutical, perceive the social and ecological connections in which wellbeing and sickness exist and have uncommon aptitudes in, and responsibility to, administration to general society. Diamonds specialists grasp advanced logical enquiry, long lasting learning and, above all, group working with other human services experts. These are the sort of specialists we require in Ireland, as well as far and wide”.

The UL Graduate Entry Medical School has been portrayed by RIBA as “an outstanding sample of how to make a dynamic new open space through the cautious outline and situation of structures”.

The Graduate Entry Medical School keeps on growwing with development started on a Clinical Education & Research Building on the facilities of University Hospital Limerick. The building, which is a joint wander in the middle of UL and the HSE, will improve the conveyance of UL’s therapeutic project and the usage of the University’s wellbeing exploration method which plans to advise a fair, protected, feasible and patient-focused medicinal services.

University of Limerick Contact Detail:

Address: Castletroy, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Phone: +353 61 202 700
Enrollment: 17,000 (2011)
Founded: January 1, 1972

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