Accommodations – Medicine

Students from North America 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. There are also a number of privately run student apartment blocks 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.

Reserving your housing is mainly handled through the individual university accommodations offices. 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 advised as places do fill up quickly.

ScholarLee Mardyke in Cork
ScholarLee Mardyke

University College Cork

ScholarLee Magazine Road in Cork
ScholarLee Magazine Road

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

University College Dublin

The school offers on-campus accommodation for over 3,000 students in both halls of residence and 3-6 bedroom self-catering apartments. Atlantic Bridge has a reserved block of rooms for its students at Glenomena. Please reserve early due to demand.

Glenomena has proven to be quite popular with the Graduate Entry students. It is located on the main Belfield Campus within a short walk of central college facilities and the medical school. The apartments are formed around a series of interconnected courtyards and provide the ideal combination of secure privacy within a woodland setting. The main restaurant is very convenient (en-route to the medical school) and is open for breakfast.

The following on-campus accommodation residences are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are considering the housing listed below, please contact Atlantic Bridge for assistance.  You will need to relinquish your reservation at Glenomena for other Atlantic Bridge students.

Merville
Merville

 

For information on off-campus housing options, please contact the UCD Residencies Off-Campus Office or the Student Union Accommodation Services: residences@ucd.ie, accommodation@ucdsu.ie.

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin

RCSI Mercer Court
Mercer Court

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

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 of Limerick

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

UL Accommodations

The National University of Ireland, Galway

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.

Trinity College Dublin

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!

Private Off-Campus Options

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.

  1. Daft.ie
  2. Home Locators
  3. Find a Home.ie
  4. Let.ie
  5. My Home
  6. Letbynet
  7. The Irish Independent Newspaper