Thunderbird offers private-entrance condominium living for independent singles and couples. Thunderbirdâ€™s five blocks are connected by winding cobbled walkways and manicured greenery. There is always an air of sociability among mature residents.
- Year Round
- Mainly upper year and graduate students
- Unfurnished studio, one and two bedroom suites
- Furnished four bedroom suites
- 634 beds: 74 four-bedrooms, 9 two-bedrooms, 167 one-bedrooms, 153 studios
- Only single gender roommate assignments
- Eligibility requirements
Thunderbird Front Desk
6335 Thunderbird Crescent
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2G9
Rooms at Thunderbird
Suite includes kitchen area, separate bathroom, and closet. Unfurnished.
Bedroom with a bathroom, kitchen, living area and eating area. Unfurnished.
Private bedrooms with shared bathroom, kitchen, living and eating area. Unfurnished.
Private bedrooms with two shared bathrooms, kitchen, living and eating area. Fully furnished.
Thunderbird Photo Gallery
Facilities at Thunderbird
The hub for residence activities. Includes: Wi-Fi, fitness room, music practice room, and lounging areas.
Available Monday to Friday for administrative services and support.
Sort It Out!
Sustainability is a shared value in residence. Thunderbird has a large sorting area with collection bins for household recyclables, e-waste, charitable donations, and trash.
Machines operate on a convenient card systemâ€”no need to worry about coins. Facilities are located in each residence block.
Parking & Bicycle Storage
Limited monthly parking is available for a fee. Indoor and outdoor bicycle storage is available.
Basketball, tennis courts, playing fields and beaches are easily accessible. Nearby Pacific Spirit Regional Park has over 35 kilometres of multipurpose trails to explore.
Health & Safety
Residents have access to a campus medical clinic and safety programs such as SafeWalk. There are regular nightly patrols of residence properties.
Thunderbird suites come with kitchens. Students can purchase an optional meal plan for convenienceâ€”no need to cook or carry cash.
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.
Thunderbird Residence Life
â€śLiving here is like travelling the world and working in every field imaginable because you meet people from all over, whose academic interests range from education and law to genetics and engineering.â€ť â€“ Thunderbird resident
Thunderbirdâ€™s Residence LifeÂ team consists of one professional staff member and more than four student staff who work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.