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    Everything about Student Accommodation Galway

    Famous by the nickname "City of the Tribes", Galway is a charming city located in County Galway in the West of Ireland. It also one of the most lively cities, with musicians striking up in its pubs all the time. Galway enjoys an oceanic climate with long sunny days and mild winters, which makes it a perfect destination. It is also known as Ireland's Cultural Hub and is notable for its vibrant lifestyle, several festivals and events. In the month of November, Galway hosts the famous Tulca Festival of Visual Arts which is attended by people from all around the world. The city is home to some of the renowned universities such as National University of Ireland Galway (NUI) and Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT). Every year Galway draws an energetic student population which makes it quite challenging to find quality student accommodation Galway.
    Student Housing Galway
    Universities in the city are trying to provide halls of residence to all registered students, thereby creating a large demand for private student housing with campus-like facilities. These off-campus alternatives are known as Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) and are located within walking distance of the city’s top universities. Their close proximity to the campuses helps students cut down on both time and money on their daily commute.
    These private properties offer a wide variety of student room types depending on your budget and other factors. Their room types include student flat, apartments, student studio, as well as a shared and en-suite room. Public transport will also never be an issue as the city has great transportation links by a strong network of roadways, making it simple to explore the popular parts of the city at a moment’s notice.  Students looking for accommodations in Galway should visit student housing websites like University Living which is an AI and tech-enabled platform that allows students pursuing higher education to facilitate accommodation booking.
    Student Life in Galway
    Set on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay, Galway is a very special place famous for its traditional Irish music and vibrant lifestyle. If shopping is a therapy for you, then you must surely visit the shop street, which is Ireland’s most striking streets. It is the main shopping spot in the whole city, crammed with buskers and street performers. Galway is young at heart, with students population of around 20%. These students bring youthfulness, enthusiasm, curiosity and energy to the city, and this added dimension is what makes this city the place to be.
    Universities in Galway.
    Galway is home to some of the best universities in Ireland like the National University of Ireland Galway. This university ranks among the top 1% of Universities in the world and is internationally recognised for its excellence. The university was established in 1845 and since then it has been the only university in Ireland to rise consistently in the most competitive World University Rankings. Another such good university is Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) which is based at five locations in the west of Ireland. There are numerous student homes located at a walking distance from these universities. All the private properties are well-furnished and offer a plethora of modern onsite facilities like a communal living room, games area, TV, study spaces, bike storage, and more. These accommodations are self-catered so you will get a fully-fitted kitchen where you can prepare your own meals and share them with other residents.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How can I rent a student housing in Galway?
    Booking of rooms through University Living can be done in 3 easy steps: a) Choose your accommodation. b) Pay initial security deposit if required. c) Confirm your booking. If you are unable to follow you can always ask our student housing experts for a free guidance.

    How do I know my Galway student accommodation is safe and secure?
    All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each accommodation has all safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, intercom facility, restricted access, and more.

    Can I view my student apartment in Galway before booking?
    Yes. If you want to view your accommodation before booking it, get in touch with our accommodation experts who can arrange a virtual tour of the Galway accommodation for you.

    Where can I stay during my placement year?
    Students who are working during their placement year but are a full-time student at a university in Ireland can stay in the student homes listed on University Living website. As long as you’re a student at a university you can choose to stay at any student accommodation.

    What are some of the best student homes to live in Galway?
    Galway, the city in the republic of Ireland is a beautiful city with many good student homes such as Radical Edward Square, Galway Central, The Westwood, to name a few.

    Does my property offer any onsite amenities?
    All properties listed on the University Living website comes with plenty of onsite amenities such a laundry room, fitness centre, games room, courtyard, private study areas, vending machine, bike storage, fully-fitted kitchen, and plenty more.

    What if I don’t like my student home after moving in?
    We try our best to find accommodation that meets all your needs and preferences. If you still don’t like your accommodation due to unforeseen circumstances, we will try our best to replace your room within 30 days for a one-time fee of £250.

    Can I stay at my accommodation during my internship?
    Yes. You don’t have to vacate your student accommodation in Galway during your internship period. You can stay there as long as you’re enrolled as a student at some university in the same residing city.