Maynooth University benefits from two connected but distinct campuses. Because of that we can offer a variety of options. Please talk with us to find out more:
North Campus: Students: apartments with single bedrooms, either en-suite or shared washrooms: 5 students sharing one apartment with a shared kitchen and living area
South Campus: Students: Stay in the oldest part of the university in college rooms in dormitories with twin and single rooms sharing washrooms with the immediate rooms. No catering facilities but meals are provided if desired in Pugin (see below)
North Campus: Faculty: duplex 3-bedroom apartments with ensuite rooms are available upon request
South Campus: Faculty: en-suite rooms are available as either single, double, family or suite units.
Off Campus: Faculty: we work with several partners to provide high-quality apartment accommodation in Dublin or Maynooth
Find out more about accommodation options here
There are 6 cafés and restaurants on campus.
Meal plans can be arranged at both Pugin and Phoenix (our cafeterias) on either a single-meal or full-meal basis.
Bewleys: Small coffee and sandwich bar
Subway: Hand-made sandwiches and snacks to order
Phoenix: Self-service canteen with additional Living Room cafe
Pugin Hall: Self-service cafeteria
Starbucks: coffees, snacks and cakes
Students' Union Bar: (academic term only): hot wholesome meals and beverages throughout the day
At Maynooth we can offer small, intimate classroom venues in historic buildings, large lecture halls capable of seating 200 students, and cutting-edge technology in brand-new rooms. Let us know your needs and we will find your ideal teaching space.
In addition to Maynooth facilities we can also offer a range of supports tailored to suit your needs:
We can draw from a pool of experienced and enthusiastic student staff workers. Our workers are experienced working with and for student groups.
Supports can include helping with day trips, on-call duty 24-7, organising social activities, logistical arrangements and facilitation.
We are used to welcoming student groups and are always excited to show them all that Ireland has to offer! To that end if you would like to incorporate some adventures far beyond the classroom talk to us! Recent examples include:
- organising visits to local businesses
- day trips to Glendalough, Belfast, Kilkenny, Newgrange
- overnight trips to Limerick, Belfast, Cork, Galway, Connemara
Maynooth is an award-winning, internationally recognised university. With consistent academic excellence and a tradition of outstanding student services, Maynooth University provides an ideal environment for the faculty-led programme:
In 2017 Maynooth University was recognised as one of the leading new universities in the world with Times Higher Education (THE), ranking it #49 in its latest Young University Rankings. The ranking is the highest position ever achieved by Maynooth, and is the highest position achieved by an Irish university ever.
The success followed Maynooth’s extremely strong performances in other recent THE rankings, including being named among the top 400 universities in the world, the top 200 European universities, and being recognised as one of the top 200 universities with strongest international connections and perspective in the world.
Maynooth University is ranked no.1 in Europe for international student satisfaction, part of the Study Portals international student survey.
Maynooth University has repeatedly been listed in the Princeton College Review as one of the world's top institutions, the first institution outside of North America to be featured in the Review.