Staying in Victoria

UVic as seen from above
The University of Victoria, Victoria BC, as seen from above

Accommodation

Victoria is a city with many different neighbourhoods and types of accommodation. With a bit of effort and some advance planning it is possible to find reasonably priced housing.

UVic Housing Services

Visit the University of Victoria Visitor Housing website for information about housing options for short-term and long-term visitors both on and off campus. Specific options on the UVic site include Craigdarroch Guest House, which offers seven well appointed suites on the UVic campus, year round, and the Off-Campus Housing Listings. A B&B option in the UVic student residences is also available to visitors from May-August.

Additional Resources

Off-campus housing, University of Victoria

Victoria Times Colonist Rental Ads via Oodle Marketplace

Saanich/Oak Bay/Victoria News Rental Ads

Used Victoria.com - Search for rental accommodation under Real Estate.

Victoria Craigslist - Look under Housing/apts/housing for rent.

CSRS Notice Board

From time to time we have listings of available suites, and if you prepare a brief statement of your housing needs we can circulate this through our network of contacts. Write to us at

Studying and working in Canada

For information about immigrating to Canada to work or study at UVic, visit the UVic Immigration website.