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Students Union Worried About Commuting Consequences

Midlands students face long distance travel due to a lack of accommodation around SETU Carlow.

Large numbers of midlands students will have to commute to college because of a lack of local accommodation.

That's according to South East Technological University Carlow Students' Union President, Mark Dunne.

It's thought a combination of properties being sold during the covid pandemic and the cost of living crisis are behind the scarcity of student accommodation.

Mark says he's worried about the knock-on effects that having to commute long distances will have on students:

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