travel & accommodation


Arriving in Canada without an onward address can make a stressful start to your study abroad experience so plan in advance and be sure to confirm your booking. We recommend you carry in your hand luggage the address and phone number of your accommodation as suitcases do have an unfortunate habit of ending up in the wrong continent.

When you're accepted on a course the international team or the admin team will send you details of an accommodation office. This is a vital resource. Accommodation officers have the information and contacts to locate affordable, quality accommodation and, in short, make life easy for you.

When you're looking into various accommodation choices ask the following questions:

  • How close is it to the institution?
  • What public transport links are there?
  • How close is it to shops and services?
  • How big is your room?
  • How many people are sharing your bathroom/kitchen?
  • How much is the rent and bills?

These are the main types of accommodation to consider, along with approximate costings:

TravelCanada has an excellent transport network which makes travelling between cities manageable and pleasant, although for longer distances air travel with the reliable Air Canada may be more efficient.

There is a huge number of airports in Canada (509 to be precise) but these are the key international ones: