Finding Accommodation

The NUI Galway Accommodation Office are here to help you in your search for a place to live. We can help you find appropriate accommodation in Student Residences, flats, apartments or houses. We can also help if problems arise with property owners.  Find out about our services to you here.

There are 8 Student Residences, one of which is on Campus (Corrib Village).  All others are within easy reach of the University.  Click on the link below for your choice of accommodation in Student Residences:

To book Accommodation in Student Residences, you should contact the Residences directly.
Please check the links of each residence at: List of Student Residences

For accommodation in the private sector Landlords and students should check the relevant links below:

 Student Accommodation Search  Landlords/Agents

Welcome to the NUI Galway student accommodation search. Here you can search for houses, flats, apartments, rooms or Digs in areas in the private sector close to the University.

Agents/Landlords can register on NUI Galway Studentpad:
to advertise all of your properties to over 17,000 NUI Galway students, oneline, for FREE

  • Upload and save property details only once - the property can be hidden from public view when it is let and simply reactivated when it becomes available again
  • Automatically manage your portfolio: receive reminders when you need to update details
  • See how many times your property has appeared in search results and been viewed

Other Sources for your Accommodation Search

Temporary Accommodation 
Galway Advertiser
Galway Independent 
Homestay; Homestays in Galway, Galway City, Ireland offer host family accommodation, ideal for all types of travel including students, interns, etc.

Temporary Accommodation- B&B and Hostels suitable for nightly bookings while search for longer term housing.

Temporary, Short-term, Flexible Accommodationavailable in Kinlay House, Eyre Square - suitable for one semester students or students here for a few weeks.

Help, Advice and Useful Websites  Disclaimer
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Please note that NUI Galway is not a regulatory body insofar as accommodation registered with the University is concerned.   We may withdraw advertisements at our discretion.

Addresses and assistance in finding accommodation are provided only on the basis that no liability attaches to the University for any subsequent actions, disagreements or shortcomings on the part of tenant, householder, or any other person