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Accomodation

  • STUDENT RESIDENCES:
    If you are looking for a student-orientated housing option, Global Education City (GEC) is a student residence located in Vancouver. They offer student hotels as well as serviced apartments. Global Education City (GEC) is a student residence located in Vancouver. Their mandate is to “offer access to, and provide, safe, secure and comfortable accommodations to foreign and domestic students, thereby helping to give them a positive, meaningful experience while they live and study in Vancouver, BC, Canada.”  Residence halls are open to students of any institution and have a variety of choices or room types.  Students are able to sign a contract for as little as 8 weeks for their whole degree.  Visit their website for more information.
  • HOTELS:
    If you are looking for a place to live until you settle down in a long-term apartment, there are plenty of hotels near CityU. Most hotels offer a shuttle from the airport or taxi service. The YWCA Hotel Vancouver is safe and affordable option in Downtown Vancouver
  • AIRNBN:
    Airbnb has many short and long term options for students.  Visit their site to investigate your options.
  • HOSTELS:
    If you are looking for a cheaper alternative to hotels, hostels would be a good compromise if you don’t mind sharing a room with other people.  Visit this website for more information.
  • HOMESTAY:
    Another alternative is homestays.  You live with a family of your choice and meals are often provided.  This method of living offers the chance to live like a local and experience what life is really like in that place. For more information, visit Vancouver’s homestay website.
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