Students have a wide range of choices when it comes to finding a modern and comfortable place to live while they undertake their studies. The most popular options are on-campus self-catering units, particularly for the first or second years or the privately operated student apartment complexes which are centrally located convenient to each of the universities. All units come with Wi-Fi and are fitted to a high standard. A deposit to reserve your accommodations will be required before the academic year begins and prices will vary between schools and desired housing.

If you receive and accept an offer of admission, detailed information regarding the booking process and contact information will be provided and it will be university specific. Early booking is strongly advised as places do fill up quickly.

Students have a choice of on-campus accommodation or a privately operated student accommodation a short walk from the main campus:

  • ScholarLee Accommodations — This complex is conveniently located next to the UCC campus and offers top quality accommodations with a variety of sharing options and price points.
  • Nido-Living – We are super lucky to have not one, not two but three locations in Cork and more in the pipeline! Discover Broga HouseAshlin House,  and of course the amazing flagship residence Curraheen Point.

The school offers on-campus accommodation for over 3,000 students in both halls of residence. Atlantic Bridge has a reserved block of rooms for our new entering students so you are guaranteed accommodations in your first year. It is understood that health science programs are academically challenging so this is taken into account when coordinating roommates. UCD Accommodations makes every effort to keep the health science students grouped together to ensure our students have the right environment to support their study needs i.e. quiet!

Roebuck Castle would be ideal for 6-year medicine students. This residence offers convenient catered accommodation.

UCD Village Residences – Atlantic Bridge maintains a block of rooms in this newly built self-catering apartments. All bedrooms have their own bathroom & there is shared living and kitchen space built out to a high standard.

You will receive booking forms in June of the year you are accepted. Every effort will be made to accommodate roommate requests.

For information on off-campus housing options, please contact the UCD Residencies Off-Campus Office

Students entering the Graduate Entry Program should contact the student services office at RCSI for information on suitable accommodations. The email address is

For those entering the 5 and 6-year programs, Mercer Court is highly recommended as it is within a short 3 minute walk of the main campus. The facility comes with 24/7 on-site security, laundry facilities and several other amenities.

For more information, please visit RCSI’s On-Campus Accommodations page.

The university offers 5 attractive and convenient on campus villages to meet students’ every accommodation need.

The school offers on campus accommodation plus off campus residences within easy reach of the campus.  Should you receive an offer of admission, detailed information will be provided to you regarding accommodation in Galway.

Accommodation is available for incoming students in student residencies at:

  • Fresh Student Living – Dublin – From Here: Cork Street
  • Kavanagh Court Conveniently located on the corner of Gardiner Street and Summerhill, this beautiful new-build boasts 491 beds for students looking for a high-spec home in the heart of the city. Kavanagh Court is just a stone’s throw away from Dublin’s O’Connell Street, home to some of the best restaurants, bars, cinemas and shops in the area, so you’ll never run out of things to do!

If housing in the private sector is your preference, there are also a variety of avenues available to secure a place to live.  The following websites are used frequently to locate suitable apartments and homes in Ireland.

  2. Home Locators
  3. Find a
  5. My Home
  6. Letbynet
  7. The Irish Independent Newspaper

Applications are now closed for Fall 2024 Entry.

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