Irish Council for International Students
Student accommodation crisis is impacting Ireland’s reputation abroad – Irish Council for International Students
ICOS has expressed concern over Ireland’s reputation abroad as an education destination. The French Embassy has issued a warning to students coming to study in Ireland about the grave accommodation crisis.
Fraudsters preying on vulnerable international students – Irish Council for International students calls for action from Government
The Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) has seen a marked increase in the number of queries handled through its information and support service relating to accommodation. ICOS has been contacted by many students looking for help finding accommodation, to report that they are homeless, to report a scam, or to make a complaint about the substandard, and often overcrowded, conditions of their accommodation.
Student accommodation crisis is leading to the exploitation of international students – Irish Council for International students calls for immediate action from Government
The Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) is calling for immediate action to be taken on the student accommodation crisis, as many students face homelessness when they come to study in Ireland.
ICOS Training Services
We provide training services in intercultural awareness and competency for staff and students, as well as information sessions for newly arrived international groups, all of which can be tailored to your needs and requirements.
Scams and Fraud
Some fraudsters or "scammers" specifically target international students, so ICOS has put together some useful information that will help you to recognise when someone is trying to commit fraud or “scam” you.
Ireland Fellows Programme
ICOS provides management services for masters scholarships awarded under the Ireland Fellows Programme, which is funded by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs.