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Listen: On-Campus Rents To Rise For Maynooth U. Students.

: 02/14/2020 - 15:44

The price of on campus student accommodation is set to rise from September.

Maynooth University is to increase its on-campus rents by 3% for the next academic year.

DCU, UCD and NUI Galway will all apply a 4 percent increase, according to the Irish Independent.

UL will raise rent prices by between 3 to 4 percent.

Craig McHugh Vice President of the Dublin region for the USI says student accommodation is too expensive:

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Maynooth U. says it is" fully committed to providing affordable student accommodation. Campus accommodation costs will increase by 3% for the coming year. The rental income funds accommodation essential maintenance and ongoing improvement works, in addition to funding the additional 196 new beds that were commissioned in 2017."

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