Atlantic Technological University is calling on private home-owners and landlords to consider renting rooms and houses to students as number of applicants rise for second year.
In April, Sligo became a university town for the first time when IT Sligo became Atlantic Technological University and has seen an immediate impact with a significant number of additional students expected to start in September.
The campus has been fully in-person for the past year and the demand for student accommodation in Sligo has never been greater as number of students in the town surpasses 5,000 when St Angela’s College is taken into account.
Students’ Union President of ATU Sligo, Daire Martin is calling on private landlords and homeowners to consider renting houses and rooms to students.
He says that AS their first year as a university town they need the people of Sligo to rally behind them and offer suitable accommodation to our students.
He has been speaking to Midwest Radio’s Michael D McAndrew.