Housing for International ESL Students

Homestay Program

Live with a with friendly Canadian family (recommended for all new students)
  • Helps you develop your English-speaking skills and adapt to life in Canada
  • Provides a safe environment (all homestay families are screened)
  • Have the privacy of your own room within a friendly family setting
  • Your Canadian family will welcome you and may invite you to gatherings and events.  
  • Includes meals and airport pickup
  • All families are located within a 30-60 minute bus ride from the University of Saskatchewan

Homestay Costs 

Housing Placement Fee $275 CAN
Damage Deposit $675 CAN (this fee will be returned if you are not responsible for any damages to the home you are staying in)
Homestay Occupancy

$2,050 CAN for the 73 days of a regular 10-week term.

If you arrive early or leave late, additional days can be arranged at $26 per day and paid directly to your homestay family

Note for Students & Agents: Homestay families may also require refundable deposits for keys, telephones, internet etc. If you would like to see the contract(s), click here.

Student Residency options are also available >> learn more