Walter Gage

Living at Walter Gage

Walter Gage is known for its positive energy and superb location. Three high-rise towers are conveniently located near the The Nest, bus loop, and many campus recreational facilities. A number of low-rise apartments behind the main towers are ideal for mature students and couples.

Quick Facts

  • Winter session (September to April)
  • First-year and upper-year undergraduate students and graduate students
  • $923—$1,697/month
  • 1,334 beds; single gender roommate groupings
  • Furnished kitchens, living areas and bedrooms
  • Towers: 193 six-bedroom suites, 6 one-bedroom suites
  • Apartments: 96 studios, 65 one-bedroom suites, 4 two-bedroom suites
  • Eligibility requirements
Walter Gage Front Desk

5959 Student Union Blvd.
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1K2
Tel: 604 822 1020

Rooms at Walter Gage

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    Bathroom, closet, kitchen, kitchen table, desk and bed.


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    One Bedroom

    Bedroom with a bathroom, kitchen, living area and eating area. All areas fully furnished.


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    Six Bedroom

    Private bedrooms with shared bathroom, kitchen, living area and balcony. Fully furnished.


Facilities at Walter Gage

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    The hub for residence activities. Includes: Wi-Fi, activity and meeting rooms, group and private study spaces, lounge areas, and a convenience store.

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    Support Staff

    From our Front Desk staff and Overnight Mobile Team to Residence Life professional and student staff, you are never alone! Meet the people you can contact with questions, concerns or a request for support.

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    Sort It Out!

    We strive to be a “Zero Waste” campus. Walter Gage has a large sorting area with collection bins for household trash, recyclables, e-waste, and charitable donations.

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    Laundry Facilities

    Machines operate on a convenient card system—no need to worry about coins. Facilities are located in the basement of each building.

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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

    Basketball, tennis courts, playing fields and beaches are easily accessible. Nearby Pacific Spirit Regional Park has over 35 kilometres of multipurpose trails to explore.

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    Health & Safety

    Residents have access to a campus medical clinic and safety programs such as SafeWalk. There are regular nightly patrols of residence properties.

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    Meal Plan

    Walter Gage suites come with kitchens. Students can purchase an optional meal plan for convenience—no need to cook or carry cash.

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.

Walter Gage Residence Life

“There’s something for everyone: a great social environment with lots of privacy, opportunity for learning as well as fun. And the views are spectacular.” – Walter Gage resident

Walter Gage’s Residence Life team consists of one professional staff and more than 22 student staff who work hard to promote a safe, inclusive and enjoyable community for residents.