Private student accommodation opposite University College Dublin (UCD) has been shut down after fire safety problems were detected in the building.
A number of colleges and universities across Ireland are planning to offer short-term rentals to students who will be completing the majority of their studies for the next academic year online.
Five of Irelands top universities have climbed higher in the latest set of global rankings, with Trinity College Dublin being the highest-ranking university in Ireland.
Frustrated residents living near University College Cork (UCC) continue to speak out against what they claim are parties being held in violation of Covid-19 restrictions, following a confrontation with students renting in the area.
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are teaming up with UpLift Ireland to petition for purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) to refund those who were forced to return home due to Covid-19.
The email, sent to all Trinity students, told residents that ” from 8pm tomorrow (March 17), all students living in Ireland must return home within Ireland and stay at home until notified otherwise. Students with a home overseas should aim to have left their Trinity accommodation by 5pm Wednesday on March 18.”