Student accommodation shortage reaches crisis levels

21st August, 2016
Annie Hoey, president of USI

CAO figures show a record number of 80,887 students have applied to college this year – 877 up from 2015 – but the shortage of student accommodation has never been so critical, according to the Union of Students in Ireland (USI).

With the Leaving Cert results just out and students on the brink of selecting college courses, the Union of Students in Ireland is making a fresh call to the public to lease out spare rooms to students,...

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