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Student Housing

Student Housing

  • Live with Canadian students to enhance English conversational skills
  • Activity calendar filled with fun things to do with students
  • Free events such as sports days, brunches, game days, movie nights
  • Activity Centre available for students to hang out with friends, do homework and relax
  • Free snacks in Activity Centre for students
  • Park, tennis courts, basketball court available for free to use
  • Easy access to SkyTrain to go to school and downtown
  • Room with window
  • Twin bed
  • Night table, lamp, dresser
  • Work desk with chair
  • Free Internet
  • Living room to share with other students
  • Couch, kitchen table and chairs
  • Shared bathroom/shower
  • Room to share with one other student
  • True post-secondary experience

WHAT’S AROUND MELBOURNE

  • Joyce-Collingwood SkyTrain Station – 2 minute walk
  • Two SkyTrain stops to Metropolis @ Metrotown, the 2nd biggest shopping mall in Canada
  • 20 Minutes by SkyTrain to Downtown Vancouver
  • All major banks, eg. RBC, TD, Vancity, Scotiabank
  • Safeway and Superstore grocery stores
  • Independent markets
  • London Drugs
  • Restaurants (Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Italian, Greek, and more)
  • Cafés, eg. the popular Bamboo Café
  • Pancake house
  • Bubble Tea
  • Many pizza joints
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Starbucks
  • Central Park
  • Major bike lanes
  • Collingwood Community Center
  • Collingwood Community Police
  • YMCA

THE MELBOURNE APARTMENT

The tower boasts 2 bedroom apartments that feature contemporary colour schemes in a bright open space. Each apartment houses 4 students (750 to 850 sq ft). Access to the building is computer controlled and security cameras are located in all common areas.

Each apartment has:
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Vinyl-floored kitchen with stove, frost free refrigerator, dishwasher
  • Windows with blinds
  • Bathroom : 1 ½ bath, vinyl flooring, sink, mirror, cupboard, toilet.
    — Large Bathroom with Shower and Bathtub
  • Each bedroom has 2 beds, 2 night stands, dresser, and closet
  • Living room with dining table with 4 chairs, coffee table, couch, 4 work desks and work chairs
  • Balcony /Patio

COST ANALYSIS

$2344/quarter = $781/month all inclusive

All inclusive with heat, hydro, internet, hot water, garbage and recycling facilities

  • 2 students per bedroom, 4 students share the kitchen, bathrooms and living area
  • No previous rental history required
Free of Charge:
  • TV, gaming equipment, computers, Wii, board games, Xbox 360, sports equipment, snacks and free food event!
  • The SHAC
*Note: Telephone and Cable are NOT provided and are the responsibility of the student to connect and maintain if they so desire.