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#Student Accommodation

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Students isolating in Queen's University Belfast accommodation after Covid-19 outbreak

The outbreak follows the re-opening of the university and the return of students.

# student-accommodation - Thursday 24 September, 2020

NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year

Students were informed late in August that their time on campus may be limited this year.

# student-accommodation - Monday 14 September, 2020

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says

The latest report shows rents have remained largely unchanged across the country for students.

# student-accommodation - Monday 31 August, 2020

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister

Simon Harris also defended the fact that college fees would remain the same, even as courses move online.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'Unprecedented situation' could see students renting on campus a few days a week

This academic year will be vastly different to previous years for third-level students.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 18 February, 2020

UCD students protest against on-campus rent increase

Sinn Féin housing spokesperson Eoin Ó Broin is to meet with some colleges over rent increases.

# student-accommodation - Thursday 19 December, 2019

Green light for 'boutique hotel' style student accommodation in Dublin’s Liberties in spite of locals' concerns

Residents say he increase of transient type accommodation will have a negative impact on the current community in the Liberties.

# student-accommodation - Monday 16 September, 2019

368-bedroom student apartment block likened to 'boutique hotel' planned for Dublin's Liberties

3,888 student bed-spaces are already planned within 1km of the site.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Third-level students are suffering from extreme anxiety and depression, study shows

Those without stable student accommodation were likely to suffer from anxiety (50.0%) and depression (77.8%).

# student-accommodation - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn

Thousands of students are now on the hunt for accommodation.

# student-accommodation - Friday 9 August, 2019

Student accommodation planned for former Rialto Cinema site

The plans state that the original Art Deco facade would be retained, but the rest of the site demolished.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 25 May, 2019

257-bed student housing complex on site of historical bakery in Dublin's north inner city given green light

The complex will be built near two other student developments in the area.

# student-accommodation - Friday 19 April, 2019

'A kick in the teeth for the community': Another 235 student beds approved for The Liberties

The new beds will be operated by Global Student Accommodation.

# student-accommodation - Monday 1 April, 2019

80% surveyed in student accommodation in Dublin city are international students paying average €250 a week rent

A new report commissioned by DCC looks into student accommodation in the capital.

# student-accommodation - Friday 14 September, 2018

'Most professionals couldn't afford it' - student unions applying rent caps to ads to try and tame the rental crisis monster

DIT student union has refused to endorse any property it believes is beyond the reach of the average student as the accommodation crisis rages on.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

'Exercise particular caution': Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

This time of year sees a spike in rental scams, housing and tenant advocacy charity Threshold has said.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Students facing 27% rent hikes in accommodation should take a case to the RTB, says chief

Rosalind Carroll said student should contact the RTB with cases.

# student-accommodation - Monday 4 June, 2018

Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil team up to force government into addressing rising student rents

The issue of spiralling rents in student accommodation has been at the forefront of the political debate in recent months.

# student-accommodation - Thursday 3 May, 2018

A proposed new law aims to prevent 27% student rent hikes

The Residential Tenancies (student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018 was introduced in the Dáil yesterday.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 15 April, 2018

There are supposed to be rent limits in Dublin, so why can student accommodation providers hike rents by 27% a year?

There have been calls to increase protections for students living in the sector.

# student-accommodation - Friday 6 April, 2018

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%

A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Students living in €249-a-week accommodation offered partial refunds due to months of construction work

A number of students have complained about loud construction work ongoing since October.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Fears The Liberties will become 'another Temple Bar' as latest student accommodation gets planning approval

Concerns have been raised at the pace of change in one of Dublin’s oldest areas.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 27 August, 2017

Got questions or stories about looking for student accommodation? We want to hear from you

We’re holding a Facebook Live on Tuesday evening and we want to hear your stories and your questions.

# student-accommodation - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Proposal for floating student accommodation met with cautious optimism by USI

Two barges could house up to 400 students in Galway.

# student-accommodation - Monday 21 August, 2017

'The rise of absolute cowboys': Scammers are targeting students desperate for somewhere to live

With the first round of CAO results out today, students across the country will be scrambling to find a place to live.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin Student Gaffs

8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin

That’s a lot of instant noodles.

# student-accommodation - Monday 17 July, 2017

Dublin homeowners are being asked to rent out their spare rooms to students

Dublin is in the midst of a serious housing crisis, with demand for properties far outstripping supply.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students

International students studying in Ireland are facing a myriad of problems.

# student-accommodation - Sunday 9 April, 2017

'Stugentrification': People are concerned about the thousands of student apartments being built in Dublin city

There is a boom of purpose-built student accommodation in Dublin city centre.

# student-accommodation - Monday 27 March, 2017

'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week

Concerns have been raised over the affordability of new student accommodation.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Rental crisis: 'The room itself is about 4m x 8m, not much bigger than a prison cell'

If we keep going in this same direction, young people will be forced to study at universities abroad, writes Billy Vaughan.

# student-accommodation - Saturday 8 October, 2016

This is the tallest wooden building in the world

The student accommodation is 53 metres tall and was completed in less than 70 days.

# student-accommodation - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

Montrose student residence at UCD up for sale for €41.5m

The main redevelopment was completed in October 2014 and an additional fourth floor subsequently added.

# student-accommodation - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

UCD is planning to spend €300 million building 3,000 more student residences

The university has just opened a new accommodation block housing 354 residences.

# student-accommodation - Thursday 18 August, 2016

People asked to rent spare rooms to students as accommodation crisis continues

Tens of thousands of students are looking for accommodation, with the new academic year just around the corner.

# student-accommodation - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge These college freshers gave their student accommodation an insane makeover Fancy

# student-accommodation - Monday 8 August, 2016

Student accommodation giant Ziggurat wants to operate thousands more beds in Ireland

The UK firm plans to spend €400 million here amid a severe accommodation shortage.

# student-accommodation - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

The 'last pressure valve' in the housing market is about to blow - and students will suffer

People looking for rental properties in all Ireland’s major cities are in for a rude shock.

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