Students pitch tents on UCC quad in rent protest

Ireland“Students protesting a proposed rent hike at University College Cork (UCC) occupied the Quad yesterday by pitching several tents and vowing to stay put until the policy is reversed. The group of students says it plans to continue its protest, day and night, until the university reverses a planned 3% rent increase for college-owned accommodation, due to be introduced in September …” (more)

[Jess Casey, Irish Examiner, 25 February]

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