ISE Students Scholarships

On Thursday the 20th of April 2023 we hosted the first ISE scholarship award ceremony. The ISE team and students were joined by Des Traynor and John Burton.

ISE students Rosie, Amy, Pardis won the EDI scholarships

The Immersive Software Engineering (ISE) course at the University of Limerick (UL) was very excited to present our first two scholarships awards. Thanks to the generous financial support of Intercom and Transact Campus, ISE had two €10,000 scholarship awards to support Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) on our new programme. In fact two of the submissions for the Intercom scholarships made such and impact the judges and the Intercom team that it was decided the scholarship would be shared by two students.

The Intercom scholarship valued at €10,000 to support EDI was awarded to both Emily Roys and Rosie Kennelly, both will receive €5000 each to assist their study programme with ISE. The Transact Campus scholarship was for €10,000 rewarded to Pardis Nourouzi.  Des Traynor co-founder of Intercom and John Burton vice-president of Transact Campus kindly visited the ISE studio on the UL campus to present the awards in person. 

Rosie, Emily and Pardis were over the moon with their awards and we know they will be put to great use. 

Des Traynor of Intercom pictured with Emily Roys and Rosie Kennelly

Rosie Kennelly & Emily Roys receive their
scholarships from Intercom co-founder Des Traynor

John Burton from Transact Campus presents Pardis Norouzi with her ISE scholarship

ISE Student Pardis Norouzi from Iran receives her scholarship from Transact vice-President John Burton

About the companies behind the scholarships:


Intercom helps businesses deliver ongoing engagement to prospects and customers through personalised and in-context communication across channels, including in-product, messaging, email and more. 

“We believe ongoing customer engagement is the future of internet business, and that demands a new operating model”

Intercom’s technologies are used by more than 25,000 organisations worldwide, including Amazon, Atlassian and Lyft Business. More than 600m end users actively use Intercom every month, sending more than 500 million messages.


Transact Campus

Through transformative payments and credential-driven transactions and privileges, Transact partners with institutions to help them make their student and family experience mobile-centric, personal and individualised, and completely connected all across campus.

Transact consolidates and coordinates payment systems across campus departments, university systems, payment methods, processors and currencies to keep data secure and PCI DSS compliant.

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