Student Residences

A number of different companies operate student residences in a variety of styles throughout the city. These are a great option if you are new to the city, would prefer more privacy and independence than a homestay would offer and are worried about booking secure accommodations from afar.

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GEC Home to thousands of students every year, GEC is Vancouver’s largest off-campus student accommodation provider. It has 5 locations with 1,000+ beds across Vancouver. GEC redefines traditional student housing by offering flexible monthly rentals, fully furnished, all-inclusive amenities, on-site management, centralized security and private/shared accommodation options.

APT Living Self contained, fully furnished “micro” studio suites with private bathrooms, kitchens and balconies – the building also has a number of communal amenities including a gym, sauna, pool, hot tub, large kitchen, living room, art studio and extra storage space. A one year lease is usually required. Located near Cambie/Vancouver General Hospital.

VANMATES In addition to homestays, VANMATES also operates a number of shared student residences throughout the city with private rooms and shared communal amenities. The length of stay is flexible.
We are always looking for new resources to share with our students. If you hear of other student-oriented residences throughout the city, please let us know by emailing