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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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.

GEC Multiple student residences throughout the city with a variety of configurations. All accommodations come fully furnished and can be private or shared. Prices vary based on a number of factors. The length of stay is flexible.

The Housing Office is 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