Mary Immaculate College Thurles (MIC) is a constituent college of the University of Limerick, located in Thurles, County Tipperary, Ireland. It is Ireland’s leading university-level College of Education and Liberal Arts, educating 40% of the country’s primary school teachers. MIC also offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs in other areas, such as humanities, social sciences, and business.
The MIC Thurles campus is a beautiful and historic setting, located in the heart of Thurles town. The campus has a variety of facilities, including a library, sports complex, and student union. MIC also has a strong commitment to sustainability, and the campus has been awarded a Green Flag for its environmental practices.
Facilities include individual studio space for all studio-based students, the NCAD Library, the National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL), the NCAD Gallery, the student concourse and Student’s Union area, the Luncheonette Café, the student gallery, and a garden and outdoor area for sunny days. Other options are Dublin city center, nightlife, shopping, music, and entertainment.
MIC offers accommodation at both its campuses in Limerick and Thurles for First Year undergraduate students. Courtbrack Student Accommodation is purpose-built, self-catering accommodation offering single, deluxe single and twin rooms approximately a five-minute walk to the MIC Limerick campus. MIC, St Patrick’s Campus, Thurles has 36 single ensuite bedrooms located onsite. In private accommodations the average pricing is around €150-250 a week for a room.