Do you have a room, house or apartment available to rent to students?

Advertise for free on Studentpad to reach 19,000+ students, and earn additional income – up to €14,000 tax free. The Department of Further and Higher Education has published a voluntary regulatory framework and sample license agreement to assist both homeowners/primary tenants and students availing of the Rent-a-Room scheme. You can learn more about this regulatory framework here.


How to register with Studentpad? 

Check out the video below and follow the steps to register your property. 


  • Click on ‘First time landlords register’ here to register online
  • Read and accept Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy
  • Enter your email address and choose a password
  • Enter your details and click ‘register’
  • Enter property details and add photographs/videos
  • Enter advert information (rent, deposit, availability, etc.) and click ‘Next – Advertise’
  • Await ad approval

Top Tips for Accommodation Providers

  • Have a lease/rental agreement 
  • Set out your expectations at the start
  • Check to see if your residence qualifies for Revenue Rent-a-Room Relief
  • Know your rights and responsibilities
  • Be prompt with repairs
  • Respect your tenant's privacy
  • Tackle issues as they come up; don't allow the molehill to become a mountain
  • Try to build a rapport with your tenants

Contact Us

Call the Accommodation Advisory Service at +353 (0)91 49 3540, or email us at accommodation@nuigalway



Claire, Maunsells Rd |   Homeowner

Sarah was a delight! It was great to have some company while she was finishing her PhD.

Declan, Newcastle |   Homeowner

It was lovely to help Kumar find his feet in the city and to see him thrive.