Nano Studio


Would you live in a Nano?

Living in a Nano Studio is not for everyone — but it might be right for you!

UBC is exploring the use of micro apartments to help address the demand for affordable student housing.

A pilot project plans to build 70 140 sq. ft. studios in the new Exchange Residence (opening in 2019). Each studio includes a bathroom, kitchen, and a study/sleeping space.

  • Year Round
  • $675-$695 per month (in 2019)
  • Furnished room
  • In-room access to high-speed Internet
  • Residents have access to games and fitness rooms, music practice rooms, study lounges and meeting rooms, and storage lockers within the Exchange Residence.
  • Bicycle storage is available
  • Bed linens not included

The Nano Studio Walk-Through


Tell Us What You Think!

We want to hear from you! Your feedback is critical for us to finalize the studio design and measure overall interest. Please fill out this quick, 2-minute form and you’ll be entered to win a $100 UBC gift card.


The Nano Studio Timelapse