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Student Accommodation Galway

Galway is a harbour city on Ireland’s west coast. It's renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and for hosting numerous festivals, celebrations and events. Search here to find the latest student accommodation in Galway.

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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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House
  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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Flat
  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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Studio
  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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Homestay
  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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Bedsit
  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Spare room
  • A room available in a house share, where a group of existing housemates want to fill an empty room. A good way of getting the benefits of a house share without an established group of friends.

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Living in Galway as a student

Galway is a vibrant city in Western Ireland. Within the city is the National University of Ireland Galway, which is attended by over 18,000 students. The city dates back to the medieval era and has a unique landscape and a tight-knit community with lots going on.

With students making up a large proportion of the city’s population it does have a successful accommodation provision. There are several halls of residence in the city, which involve both properties owned by the university and privately owned halls. The university’s accommodation is situated on campus within close proximity of the university's teaching, catering and sports facilities, as well as Galway city centre. Private halls in Galway provide students a great variety of choices to consider, from a regular en-suite room through to a private studio flat, with access to a variety of facilities. As well as traditional halls of residence, there are plenty of other possibilities for accommodation.

A house share is a very popular choice among students of the University of Galway who wish to move on from halls. They are particularly suited to groups of 4 or more friends. Additionally, there are many opportunities for flats and apartments within the city centre and surrounding area, for those looking for a smaller place to live. Accommodation of this manner is typically managed by landlords or letting agents who are professionals in student accommodation, there are many in Galway with a distinguished reputation.

Should you be needing any further information you can read our students guides online. If you would now like to find accommodation, start searching on accommodationforstudents.com. We have more than 20 years experience in assisting students in with their search for accommodation and we currently list a variety of residences for you to consider. Use our website to enquire directly with the accommodation or contact our team if you require any further assistance.