UCC students prepared to strike if rent hike goes ahead

Ireland“Students at University College Cork (UCC) are prepared to take strike action unless rents are frozen in college-owned accommodation for the next three years. UCC Students’ Union made the warning following the news that UCC is increasing campus accommodation rents by 3% for the 2020/21 academic year. The decision came this week amid announcements of similar hikes at other universities across the country …” (more)

[Jess Casey, Irish Examiner, 19 February]

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