Cork Residential Accommodation

For students who join the Cork Residential Junior Summer Programme, University College Cork is situated on 44 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds only 5 minutes from Cork city centre and has excellent on-campus accommodation and sports facilities for students. Facilities include: large canteen for all meals, indoor swimming pool, indoor gymnasiums, tennis courts, a running track and several outdoor football pitches.


Accommodation is provided in apartments located on the University Campus that have 4 or 5 fully furnished single rooms. Each apartment has a fully fitted kitchen (although all meals are taken in the college canteen), living room with TV, shower and bathroom. 

Arrival and Departure Days

Students should arrive to the campus on the Sunday before the course starts until the Saturday or Sunday after the course ends.

Airport Transfers

Return airport transfers are compulsory for junior students unless students arrive with a parent/guardian. Airport transfers are offered from Cork Airport to our host families at a charge of €50 each way. Transfers to and from Dublin airport can also be arranged at an extra cost. Please state this on the application form at the time of booking.


All meals are provided on the University campus.

Laundry and Bed Linen

Bed linen & towels are provided and changed every 2 weeks. A laundry service is provided on a weekly basis, unless special care is required such as hand washing, in which case, students should take care of his or her own laundry. All laundry is tumble-dried so items unsuitable for tumble drying should not be sent with the laundry.

ALL items of laundry must be name tagged before arrival(including socks, underwear).