Victoria is a beautiful city to live in
There are various housing options for Camosun international students. Learn more about Homestay and private accommodation, as well as temporary accommodation for when you first arrive in Victoria.
Camosun Homestay Program
Living with a local Canadian family is a great way to make Canadian friends, learn about Canadian culture and practice English. Learn more.
Want to live on your own? There are lots of options available. Learn about renting in Victoria.
If you need temporary accommodation when you first arrive in Victoria you have a few options:
There are many hotel options in Victoria ranging from luxurious and expensive to simple and affordable. Please go to the Tourism Victoria website for detailed information about Victoria hotels.
Please note that some Victoria hotels offer special rates for long-stays of one week, one month, one semester or longer. You can ask hotels if they have special rates for “long-stay” or “extended stay”.
Private short-term accommodation
These include vacation rentals, sublets, private rooms, bed and breakfasts. There are several Victoria residents who rent a room or suite in their homes for short-term visitors. Some websites that list this type of accommodation include:
Some international students prefer to stay in inexpensive accommodation offered at hostels.
Please Note: Camosun College does not have student dormitories.
Do you want to host international students?
Are you a Victoria resident interested in hosting a Camosun International student in your home? Camosun welcomes applications from new Homestay hosts. Learn more.