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1179 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M1, Canada
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2095 Ferndale St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1Y2, Canada
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1311 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2P3, Canada
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1477 Continental St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1R8, Canada
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2084 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC V5L 1W9, Canada
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1480 Howe St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 0G5, Canada
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Student Housing near Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

Vancouver Institute of Media Arts(VanArts) a post-secondary school was established in 1995 with Academy-Award winning animator/director Lee Mishkin as its program director. It is located in Vancouver, British Columbia offering one-year diplomas for the visual, media and performing arts in addition to degree pathways with university partners. For the last 25 years, VanArts has recognized the industry’s need for a skilled and specialized workforce, and thus offered a variety of highly focused diploma programmes. These courses/programmes are designed to prepare students for work in specific areas of the media arts such as Visual Effects Production, Game Art & Design, 2D & 3D Character Animation, Professional Photography, and plenty more.

Student housing near Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

Students from different parts of the world come to study various courses at VanArts, it becomes quite tiresome to find accommodation on the campus. But you don’t have to worry as there are plenty of off-campus student housing near Vancouver Institute of Media Arts. These off-campus alternatives can be either private apartments, homestays, hostels, etc. So, whether you are looking for a shared space or an independent one you can easily find one in Vancouver.

The student housing near Vancouver Institute of Media Arts are mainly Purpose-Built Student Accommodation(PBSA) which are widely popular amongst international students as they are well-priced and fully-furnished. They are located within a commutable distance from the university/colleges which allows students to save both time and money on their daily commute. Another advantage of these accommodations is that they offer a plethora of onsite amenities, making them a great choice for students looking to make the most of their time in the city.

Transport in Vancouver

Vancouver boasts an accessible and convenient public transport system although you can also get around on foot, by bike. Most of Vancouver’s top attractions and popular neighbourhoods are located within walking distance or can be easily accessed via transit. TransLink which offers a great way to explore the city is Metro Vancouver’s regional transportation authority. It operates a network of buses, the SkyTrain, and the SeaBus, as well as the West Coast Express commuter train service.

Students staying at PBSAs can find bus stops just a few minutes away from their residence. This makes their travelling quite convenient and time-saving. You can also take a bicycle to travel around as Central Vancouver is very easy to navigate.

Things to do in Vancouver

The great thing about Vancouver is that you can find multiple things to do in the city as it has mountains, beaches, great outdoors, etc. The city also has one of the oldest and largest Chinatown in Canada that features modern buildings amid many older ones dating from Victorian times. The place has a selection of funky shops, inexpensive markets, and of course home to one of the best Dim Sum restaurants. Not only these, but this Chinatown also has one of the narrowest office building in the world, Sam Kee Building. Very few people have seen a living whale in the sea before visiting Canada, so you will be glad to know that at the Salish Sea you can see Humpback and gray whales swimming peacefully in the waters.

Types of student room near Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

During their stay in Vancouver, students can opt to stay in a student apartment either alone or shared with other flatmates. You can opt for a studio apartment if you want some more privacy and budget is not an issue. In a studio, you will get everything from a private kitchen to a private bathroom. Most of the properties also have a fitness room where you can relax and workout to stay fit and healthy. To make life easy for students there are plenty of onsite amenities such as a laundry room, dishwasher, microwave/oven, and more.

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Q. How can I rent student accommodation near Vancouver Institute of Media Arts?

A.You can book your home away from home in 3 easy steps: 1. Select your favourite accommodation 2. Pay the security deposit if required 3. Booking confirmed In all these steps you will be provided free guidance from our experienced team.

Q. What are the different types of student accommodation close to Vancouver Institute of Media Arts?

A.University Living offers purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) close to various universities with fewer restrictions and more options, so the students can enjoy a comfortable duration of stay. You can pick from shared and private rooms, studios, and apartments. We also provide short-term stays for students in summer school and exchange programmes.

Q. How do I know my student accommodation in Vancouver is safe?

A.All properties listed by University Living are personally verified by the team or their representatives. Each student accommodation has modern safety measures in place, including CCTV, secure door entries, restricted access, and more.

Q. What are the different types of student rooms near Vancouver Institute of Media Arts?

A.The major room types are: Sharing: This is where 2 or more students share a single room, washroom, kitchen, and other communal spaces. En-suite/Private: This includes a private bedroom and bathroom, while the kitchen and living areas are shared. Studios: This is a self-contained unit with a bedroom and cooking space along with a private washroom. Two students may book a single studio together, subject to the policies of the accommodation provider.

Q. Does my accommodation offer any onsite amenities?

A.All properties listed by University Living comes with a wide range of onsite amenities such as a laundry room, gym, games room, sauna, courtyard, bike storage, fully-fitted kitchen, and plenty more.

Q. Can I get discounts on student housing near Vancouver Institute of Media Arts?

A.Of course, students who book early often get good discounts and pay less rent for their student housing. You can also avail cashback and discounts on group bookings.

Q. Where can I stay during my placement year?

A.Students who are working during their placement year but are a full-time student at a university can stay in the student homes listed on University Living website. As long as you’re a student at a university you can choose to stay at any student accommodation.

Q. Where can I stay while doing a short-term course?

A.Students doing short-term courses can stay in fully-furnished student accommodations offered by University Living. You can book these accommodations by visiting the summer stay option on our website.