University College Dublin (UCD ) President Professor Andrew Deeks.
Via Irish Times:
The most expensive student accommodation rooms on the Belfield campus are set to increase from €8,815 a year to nearly €10,000 under the plans. Accommodation in the other student housing blocks would increase from €7,114 to €8,000 for the nine-month academic year.
“We’re not out to make money from the students, we’re out to put additional student residences into the market,” he said.
Prof Deeks said while students had reacted “quite emotionally” to the increase, he had discussions with the students union on Thursday “to allow us move forward in partnership”