Place Vanier

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Living in Place Vanier

Place Vanier is for students new to UBC who want space and time for studying, the comforts of home, and a relaxed communal atmosphere perfect for making new friends. Students always have someone to walk to class with, talk to, or have dinner with in a fun, safe, and supportive environment.

Quick Facts

Place Vanier Front Desk

1935 Lower Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1X1
Tel: 604.822.2642

information@housing.ubc.ca
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Rooms at Place Vanier

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    Single Room

    Room has basic furnishings. Residents share single gender washrooms with private showers and toilets.

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    Shared Room

    Double and triple rooms have basic furnishings. Single gender shared washrooms with private showers and toilets.

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Facilities at Place Vanier

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    Meal Plan

    Place Vanier residents don’t have to cook. The mandatory Residence Meal Plan is valid at more than 30 campus locations, including the on-site dining hall.

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    Commonsblock

    The hub for many residence activities. Includes: Wi-Fi, dining room, fitness room, music rooms, group and private study spaces, ballroom, games lounge, and after-hours convenience store.

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    Front Desk

    Available 24 hours a day for administrative services and support.

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    Sort It Out!

    Sustainability is a shared value in residence. Place Vanier has a large sorting area with collection bins for household recyclables, e-waste, charitable donations, and trash. The dining hall has an area to separate and compost food waste.

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    Laundry Facilities

    Machines operate on a convenient card system—no need to worry about coins. Facilities are located within each residence block.

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    Parking & Bicycle Storage

    Limited monthly parking is available for a fee. Bicycle storage is available.

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    Outdoor Facilities

    Place Vanier and Totem Park have on-site tennis and basketball courts and many acres of green space. Nearby Pacific Spirit Regional Park has over 35 kilometres of multipurpose trails to explore.

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    Health & Safety

    Residents can access the on-campus medical clinic and safety programs such as SafeWalk. There are regular nightly patrols of residence properties.

Sustainability Features

UBC has been recognized internationally for its commitment to sustainable living. Many residences and rooms have modern sustainability features designed to reduce waste, energy consumption, and water use.

Place Vanier Residence Life

“In my first three weeks at Place Vanier, I already felt a sense of community. Residence life affords you a greater opportunity to become directly involved with volunteer organizations, intramural sports and other activities.” – Scott Zuyderduyn, resident

Place Vanier’s Residence Life team consists of one professional staff member, seven part-time professional staff and more than 50 student staff who work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.