Lifestyle

Wanderlust-J1 in San Fran

October 3, 2018

The experience everyone talks about with fond memories of their sunny summers on the West Coast, from my experience it wasn’t always just as fond as I was told, however, it was still one of the best experiences of my life.

Lifestyle

The journey to the J1

April 4, 2018

As J1 season rolls around again, Ashleigh Nolan told her tale of how she organised, funded and prepared for her trip to America last summer.

News

USI concerned over referendum date

March 20, 2018

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are concerned that any delays finalising the wording of the Eighth Amendment referendum would mean that students will be left unable to vote.

Travel

Travel Tales- Summer Camp Magic

September 27, 2017

Rachel Farrell explains how she spent her summer at a Camp in Indiana, telling some tales from her experience as a radio instructor and camp councillor.

Travel

Tales From Toronto – J1 in Canada

September 27, 2017

Ian Mangan spent the summer in Toronto on a J1. He gave tips on what to do and what not to do when planning, living and surviving a J1 in Canada.

Travel

My J1 experience

September 28, 2016

For many people a J1 is synonymous with the college experience. The idea of three months spent in the US working and travelling appealed to me long before I started college. It wasn’t until midway

Lifestyle

Handling your first J1

April 20, 2016

Heading off to the States on a J1 is a rite of passage for most Irish students. In recent years more and more restrictions have been placed on the working visa and this year is

National News

USI launch j1 guide as numbers for visas slashed

February 10, 2016

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) launched their new J1 guide last month to inform students about the application process and the new programme requirements brought in this year.

Gaeilge

Seicliosta J1

March 25, 2015

Táimid anois leath bealaigh tríd an dara sheimeastar agus tá an samhradh ag druidim níos cóngarach gach lá. Tá scrúdaithe an samhraidh ar fhíor na spéire agus tá sé in am dúinn a bheith ag

Travel

Why booking a j1 is such a painful experience

March 25, 2015

Doing a J1 is easily one of the best decisions a young person can make, however it is possible that during the booking process you will deeply regret that decision. It is a hassle and this is what you should be prepared for.

Lifestyle

My J1 Experience

February 16, 2015

On the 8th of June last year, me and my two best friends embarked on what turned out to be the most amazing summer of our lives. We bundled into the airport at 6am, nine

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Travel

An insider’s guide to Boston

November 12, 2014

Nestled in the New England region of the U.S, 215 miles north of the Big Apple and just south of the Canadian border, lies Boston Massachusetts. One of the country’s oldest cities and the stage

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Travel

A Southern summer

April 2, 2014

Paula Murphy recounts a summer spent in the deep south, and a recipe that will make your mouth water.

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Articles

J1 destinations – Part 2

February 20, 2013

The visa companies are doing their utmost to attract students to take part in their programmes – visa company U.S.I.T are offering a J1 visa for just €99 now when it was €279 only a few weeks ago.