Coronavirus in Ireland- Students warned not to commit to accommodation for academic year as others struggle – The Irish Sun


STUDENTS have been advised against committing to new lease arrangements for the upcoming academic year as there is no clarity on how third-level institutions will operate amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Union of Students in Ireland and national housing charity Threshold have teamed up to ensure that students are not left out of pocket and fighting for refunds on deposits and rent if their circumstances change due to Covid-19.

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USI have warned students to be careful about committing to accommodation due to the uncertainties of the upcoming academic year.Credit: Kenneth O’Halloran – The Sun Dublin

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USI are calling on the government to clarify what colleges and universities will look like in 2020/21.Credit: Alamy

USI has warned that refunds have proved difficult to obtain and that students should be wary of putting

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