UCC owed hundreds of thousands in unpaid fees and charges

More than €560,000 is owed to the country’s seven universities, as well as the State’s largest institute of technology DIT, in library rental and late return fees alone, according to documents obtained by The Irish Times newspaper. Furthermore, they are owed more than €1.3 million of outstanding debt in Student Contribution Charges. UCC itself had approximately…

UCC Student Accommodation System in Crisis

UCC students continue to struggle to find suitable accommodation as the number of available rental properties continues to shrink, which follows a broader trend across the country. Commenting on the situation USI President Annie Hoey said “There’s just not enough of the traditional-type student accommodation.” The Higher Education Authority has estimated that about 25,000 extra beds for…