College employs private company to assist homeless students

James Prendergast looks at the SU’s response to Dublin’s growing accommodation crisis


A flyer drop to 20,000 homes on the outskirts of Dublin by the Students’ Union’s Accommodation Advisory Service appealing for digs has so far resulted in only 200 additional beds being made available, as the union expands the service, hires …


SU president: Rent increases will affect student grades

City centre rental costs have risen by more than 15%


Dublin rent hikes will have an impact on students’ grades and mental health, SU president Domhnall McGlacken-Byrne has warned.

Writing in the foreword to a report released today, he said that time spent commuting or working part-time to save


New student accommodation website appeals to homeowners

Website aims to help students squeezed out of accommodation market

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched a new student accommodation website that allows homeowners to list spare rooms and apartments for rent.

It says that the 13% increase in the cost of campus accommodation and student grant …