Information and Updates


VCC International



We encourage international students to experience life with a Canadian family until they become accustomed to their new surroundings. Homestay is a safe and secure choice, providing students the opportunity to practice English outside the classroom and learn about the Canadian way of life. Liane's Vancouver Homestay places VCC international students with homestay families that provide the following:

  • Private bedroom with a bed, bedding, dresser, desk, chair, desk lamp, closet
  • Shared common areas of the house including bathroom, kitchen, and TV room
  • Use of telephone and laundry facilities
  • Three meals per day (be sure to check with your Homestay family for exact meal times)

Homestay Fees:

  • Placement Fee: $290
  • Homestay Fee: $854 per month
  • Airport Pick-Up Fee: $75

 To apply for Liane's Vancouver Homestay:


Other accommodation options

There are many accommodation options for students in Metro Vancouver (eg. Homestay, furnished and unfurnished rentals in houses, basement suites, condos, apartments). Resources for locating available housing can be found online (e.g. GEC Residence - Student Housing, Rent Hello, Search4Studenthousing, YWCA Residence, Zoeken Canada, Craigslist, Kijiji), in newspapers (e.g. The Vancouver Sun, local newspapers in other languages) and through private ads on bulletin boards (e.g. at Community Centres).