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Camosun International

Finding housing

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.

Private Accommodation

Want to live on your own? There are lots of options available. Learn about renting in Victoria.

Temporary Accommodation

If you need temporary accommodation when you first arrive in Victoria you have a few options.


Please visit Tourism Victoria or Hello BC 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.


Camosun International Housing Coordinator

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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