On Thursday, October 13th, thousands of UCC Students joined the National Student Walkout, organised by the Union of Students’ in Ireland to protest the rising cost of living, the cost of college and the accommodation crisis.
A ban on evictions
Legislation to protect digs renters
Rights for tenancies < 6 months
Housing as a right in the constitution
Cut the Rents
Reduce and freeze rents at the 2017 level
State Investment in Public-Owned PBSA
40% state subsidisation of public PBSA and no more private PBSA
Cost of College:
Abolish the Student Contribution Charge
Fund the Higher Education Sector
Reform of SUSI
Implement the €137 million shortfall in core funding identified in Funding the Future
Raise the Minimum Wage to match a Living Wage
Inclusive of PhD Stipends
Copyrighted Image, The Student Walk Out – University College Cork October 2022 Photo by Max Bell. Not for public use, rights granted to UCC Student’s Union for usage.
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