High rates of deferrals in University of Galway due to accommodation crisis

Galway Bay fm newsroom- Almost a third of deferrals from University Of Galway this academic year are because of the accommodation crisis.

The university reports that out of nearly 300 undergraduate deferrals – 92 say it’s because they cannot find somewhere to live.

The situation is replicated at institutions across the country, with deferrals in Trinity College Dublin up 20 percent from last year.

President of University Of Galway’s Student’s Union, Sai Gujulla, outlines what students are facing.