Back To School Stress: Last Minute Rentals For Students

So school is starting in a couple of weeks and your perfect roommate is not so perfect anymore, or has decided to live at home, or that spot in res you were counting on has fallen through. The panic sets in. Where will you live?  Liv.rent has some suggestions for all of you who are on the brink of student homelessness.

UBC Student Listings:

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On Campus (Wesbrook Village)

This modern, furnished apartment is the perfect solution for 2 roommates who hate furniture shopping and appreciate convenience! A 15 minute walk to campus and 2 minute walk to Wesbrook village amenities, make this a highly sought after property.
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Convenient Westbrook location, this spacious, modern apartment is close to classes, Save-on, Wesbrook community centre’s excellent gym and amenities and a BC Liquor Store.

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Wesbrook living at its best in this spacious one bedroom with balcony. Parking included but no need for a car living this close to campus and near all Wesbrook Village shops and services!
Dunbar
This  spacious character home in Dunbar with in-suite laundry and spacious backyard, is perfect for up to 6 roommates. Located a 5 minute’s walk to a #41 bus stop, you’ll be on campus in minutes.
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SFU Student Listings:

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Burnaby Mountain

Clean, compact living perfect for 2 SFU roommies with in suite laundry!

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Tastefully decorated, furnished basement suite perfect for student! This unit has been recently renovated and features quartz countertops in the kitchen and bathroom and new stainless steel appliances.

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Burquitlam

Great Burquitlam location, open layout,  and spectacular NW views of Burnaby Mountain from private balcony. Building amenities include a well equipped gym, lounge and bike room.

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Another great Burquitlam option, this studio apartment features a high end kitchen, hardwood floors and great views.

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Lougheed Town Centre

Furnished room in home conveniently located 15 mins walk to both the Expo and Millenial Skytrain Lines – a nice halfway point between SFU campus and Vancouver in case you have some classes at the Downtown campus.

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Beautifully furnished, contemporary Sullivan Heights home is perfectly set up for 2 roommates!

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Langara Student Listings:

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Langara

The closest thing to on-campus housing, this spacious 2 bed, 2 bath home neighbours the campus and is ideal for 2-3 roommates!

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Marine Gateway

Centrally located between Vancouver and Richmond, this modern, Marine Gateway home is just one Canada Line stop away from the Langara campus or a 25 minute walk.

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Sunset/Knight Street

A little further away but well-priced, this 2 bed, 1 bath home is 2 easy bus rides from campus (approx 25 minutes).
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BCIT Student Listings:

Moscrop/Cascade Heights

Fully furnished room with en-suite and walk in closets in luxury home. Shared gourmet kitchen, opulent living and dining rooms. Close to BCIT, Metorotwn and Joyce St Skytrain stations. Utilities included.

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This furnished bedroom with ensuite is within walking distance to campus and, when the rain begins, transit is nearby too!

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Kingsway/Beresford

Well priced, furnished modern apartment with contemporary furnishings ideal for BCIT roommates.

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Kristina Ikavalko

Kristina Ikavalko

Creative Content Creator for Liv, based in Vancouver. Fan of field hockey, food, fashion & politics.

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