University Canada West
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Living cost||USD 743 per month|
|Student population||Small (1,000 or less)|
|International students||Contact the university / college|
If you want to go out with your new friends from Stenberg, there is a lot to do in Surrey, a thriving modern city. As well as a great arts and food scene, it has galleries and museums, grand parks, and the stunning Crescent Beach.
You can also take a trip to nearby Vancouver to explore its beautiful scenery and fantastic attractions, including Stanley Park and Granville Island.
You can take part in monthly on-campus social activities, or join the Student Council to have input on the services offered. There are also volunteering opportunities you can get involved in to build your experience and make a difference.
Stenberg College does not provide housing but student do have reasonable housing in the surrounding area. There are two options:
Live with a host family to build on your English language skills and have a ready-made home here British Columbia. This is an affordable alternative to renting where you’ll have your own room but shared spaces where you can bond with a Canadian family.
If you would prefer your own apartment you can arrange to rent in the city. The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in the City Centre is $1250 CAD per month (as of January 2019). The cost of living in Surrey is 21% lower than in central Vancouver so this cost will vary depending on the neighborhood.