UCC Student's Union Waiting For Response On Plans For A Rent Hike At College Owned Accommodation Centres

UCC are planning a 3% rent increase

UCC owns and operates five centres and 1,300 student beds and announced the plan in February due to an increase in the cost of security, maintenance and refurbishment. 

The Student Union rejected the reasons for the increase and staged a sit-in protest on the quad for several weeks. 

Speaking to RedFM News, Welfare Officer at UCC Student's Union Jamie Fraser says they will consider further action: 

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