Accommodation

Homestay

Many students choose homestays to further increase their exposure to the English language and Canadian culture. Living in a homestay also provides you with the comforts and warmth of living in a kind and supportive family. Living in a homestay will allow you to practice your newly developed language skills with English speakers.

Accommodation Highlights

  • Live and learn Canadian culture with a family

  • Great for short or long term stays

  • All meals provided by host family

  • Arranged by the Sol Schools International accommodations department

  • 20 to 60 minutes from campus

  • Homestays inspected and monitored

  • Variety of needs and requests can be met

 

  Single Double
Shared bathroom, Half Board 210 180
Shared bathroom, Full Board 225 195
Half Board - Per Night 45 40
Full Board - Per Night 50 45
Private Bathroom Supplement 60
Under 18 Supplemental Fee 65

 

 

Student House

Address: 123 10 Ave SW, Calgary, AB

The OHC Calgary Student House is located three city blocks (5 minutes walking) from the school. There are two apartments located on the 19th and 28th floors of a high rise building and has beautiful city and mountain views. The Student House is comprised of private bedrooms, a shared bathroom and kitchen with eating area. All bedrooms are fully furnished private rooms with a single bed, closet space, desk, chair and bedside table. Each apartment has outdoor balcony access as well.

Location

Not only is the Student House a short walk from the school, but it’s also located three blocks from the C-Train, which is a quick and easy way to get around Calgary. There are also city buses that stop one block from the Student House building.

Amenities

There is a gym, basketball court and lounge located in the building that students are able to access free of charge. The Student House is equipped with free hi-speed wireless Internet access and a flat screen cable television with Netflix located in the eating area. A small grocery store is located in the building at street level. Additionally, there are laundry facilities on the recreation level. Students can receive a laundry card from the building office for a $25.00 deposit and load money from a credit or debit card to their laundry card for use of the washing and drying machines.

Extras

A new set of sheets, a pillow, and a blanket is provided for every ESL English language student upon their arrival at the Student House. Students are then expected to wash and maintain their sheets and pillows. Extra sheets, pillows and blankets can be provided at an extra charge.

Additional Information

It is important for all students living at the Student House to realize some very important points so you know what to expect while staying with us.

  • The Student House is an apartment shared with other students. Although we do general cleaning once a week, for the most part, you are responsible for cleaning your room. We cannot vacuum your room if your room’s floor is not tidy. The Student House is NOT a hotel and we will not clean your dirty dishes and/or your personal belongings, nor will we tidy your room or your belongings. If you dirty the house and/or your room between our cleaning days, you are responsible for cleaning it.

  • Although we provide you with some basic kitchen necessities, we do not provide all kitchen equipment. If you are in need of specific kitchen tools for cooking, you will need to provide your own. We provide cutlery, plates, bowls, cups, pots, pans and some other basic cooking and food preparation tools. There is also a refrigerator, an oven, a stove and a microwave.

  • No outside company is allowed at the Student House. The apartment lacks a common area for exactly this purpose. There are to be no house parties or large gatherings at the apartment. Aside from the kitchen and eating area, there is no common space in the apartment.

  • If you are arriving on the weekend, you will have to make sure you have the right information from us, or from your agency, for getting room keys. There is no front desk or reception. Students who use our airport reception service will be given keys by their driver. If you choose to come to the Student House by yourself, please make sure you have the right information from us by contacting your agency or emailing us at:calgaryhousing@solschools.com

  • A $250.00 security deposit is required by all students staying at the Student House on their first day of arrival at school. Your security deposit can only be accepted by credit card and is returned to you after a damage inspection is completed by a OHC Calgary staff member upon your departure from the Student House.

 

  Single Double
Self-Catering, Shared Bathroom - Per Week 245 200
Self-Catering, Shared Bathroom - Per Night 60 50

 

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