The price of on campus student accommodation is set to rise from September.


It's due to go up by up to 4 percent in some cases - which is the maximum under rent pressure zone rules applied across the country.


DCU, UCD and NUI Galway will all apply a 4 percent increase, according to the Irish Independent.


UL will raise rent prices by between 3 to 4 percent, with a 3 percent increase in Maynooth University.


Craig McHugh Vice President of the Dublin region for the USI says student accommodation is too expensive:


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