November 9, 2017

Accommodation in Canada

RESIDENCE / DORMITORY :
Many institutions have accommodation conveniently located on or near their campuses. Many residences have a shared kitchen, toilets and other facilities. There is usually an option of having either a shared or private room. Dormitories are usually separated by Gender. In some cases, the meal plan can be included in the cost of the room.

OFF CAMPUS RENTAL HOUSING :
Renting is another option open to students. Many students share accommodation to keep costs down and usually find places that meet their needs & preferences. Many institutes offer an off campus housing service which can provide a list of affordable accommodation near the campus.

HOMESTAY :
Many Canadian families welcome international students Homestays also offer a more stable & secure environment for younger people coming to Study in Canada. Typically, a homestay consists of a Canadian family hosting a student in their home while the student attends classes in Canada. Meals are provided in homestay but are not compulsory. Homestays are arranged by schools & students are matches with families who share similar interests.

LIVING EXPENSES :

TYPES OF ACCOMMODATION Living cost & expenses (Approx.)/ Per Month
Residence / Dormitory C$ 350 to $ 515
Off campus Rental Housing C$ 350 to $ 700 (shared apartment)
C$ 500 to $ 1200 (single apartment)
Homestay C$ 400 to $ 800