Student accommodation planning applications will be evaluated quicker under the new Strategic Housing Development System.Lauren Boland
Cian Mac Lochlainn
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Cork (UCC) are among applications made directly to An Bórd Pleanála in a new fast-track planning system, as reported by The Irish Times. Three fast-track planning applications for student accommodation are currently active …
Charlotte Kershaw, a Senior Sophister student in Dental Technology at Trinity, lost €1,450 on rental accommodation advertised through the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Facebook page.
When speaking to Trinity News, Kershaw said: “The girl advertising it was ‘the previous …
The error on the application advised student that the word limit for the application was 250 characters, rather than 250 wordsSeana Davis
An error in the application form for Trinity Hall advised incoming first year students that the limit for the application was 250 characters. However, the limit was in fact 250 words, or 1800 characters.
Speaking to Trinity News, Trinity College …
A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie found that rents increased by 12% in DublinAisling Grace
Rents have reached an all-time high while the supply of accommodation continues to drop, as students from across the country scramble to find accommodation for the upcoming college year.
A quarterly report published by property website Daft.ie has found that …
What are the difficulties and challenges that are faced during the transition from Trinity Hall to a new house?Emma Rodgers
This past academic year, I was fortunate enough to live in Trinity Hall in Rathmines. This coming autumn I will be living in a house with four of my friends. The biggest differences: rent, electricity, gas, and the oh-so-precious wifi. …
Council warns developments could disrupt transport and residential facilities in Grangegorman areaConn de Barra
Development plans to increase student accommodation near the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) Grangegorman campus have been criticised by Dublin City Council (DCC). The council has rejected two development plans and requested their redesign, arguing they could cause disruption for …
As the accommodation crisis looms large on the day that CAO offers are released, Trinity’s rent a room scheme offers assistance to those affected by Dublin’s worsening accommodation crisisRobyn Page-Cowman
Homeowners have been urged to rent any spare space in their houses in a desperate attempt to house students by the government, the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). With today’s release of …
With historically low voter turnout among under 25s during elections, there simply wasn’t much incentive to tackle the current issues facing studentsOisin Vince Coulter
The fifth budget of the 31st Dail was clearly designed with an eye to the upcoming general election – while trumpeting headline changes like cuts to the rates of USC, free pre-school childcare and some minor increases in social welfare …
The average cost of college for Dublin students living away from home will rise next year to €11,838.Conall Carlos Monaghan
The average cost of college for Dublin students living away from home will rise next year to €11,838, an increase of over €270 since last year’s figure.
This is according to DIT Campus Life’s annual Cost of Living Guide, …
If you are looking for accommodation as a student, it’s all about location, location, location at a decent price. You want to be close to university to stay in bed longer. You want to be close to the city centre, …