University of Ottawa
Student Housing in Ottawa
Student.com has made it quick and easy for you to find and book your ideal student housing in Ottawa. We offer a wide range of different options for student apartments with over 100 beds available, from luxurious city centre apartments in the heart of the city, to the more affordable student accommodation options. If you need help choosing your accommodation, don’t hesitate to give us a call or contact us on live chat.
Get to know Ottawa
Experience Canada’s capital city and relish in everything that the city offers. Ottawa is the fourth largest city in the country. The city sits on the Ottawa River near the city of Montreal and U.S. Border. This enchanting metropolitan area attracts over 7 million visitors each year as it embodies the perfect combination of nature and city life. Quality of life is highly embraced as it flows through the city’s quaint greenery, mesmerizing waterways, and iconic cultural attractions. Celebrate the historic scenic beauty at Peace Tower of Parliament and revel in the changing of the guards. Navigate though the Rideau Canal, the oldest continuously operated canal system in North America. Experience all of Canada in one place!
Your student home in Ottawa
Whether you love an exciting adventure or tranquil stroll, Ottawa has you covered! The city sparks life throughout every season of the year. Start off your day by heading to the Rideau Canal, and stroll through the multi-use pathways that run along both sides of the Canal which are popular for biking, jogging and walking in the summer, and even for ice-skating in the winter. Ottawa is recognized for being home to many national museums, including the National Gallery of Canada and the Canadian Museum of History.
When you get hungry, set out for ByWard Market, an outdoor market that offers uniquely delicious specialty foods. Treat yourself to mouth watering pastries, fresh fruits, vegetables or maple syrup. Don’t forget to enjoy a delicious Beaver Tail (sweet fried pastries in the shape of a beaver’s tails) and a one of a kind ambiance. Delight in an outdoor meal by the scenic, upbeat waterfronts.
When night falls, tour the pubs, restaurants and nightlife hotspots that Elgin Street and Bank Street have to offer.
Universities in Ottawa
The learning experience in Ottawa is dynamic and innovative. The universities grant commitment to teaching, learning, research and student experience.
Ottawa is home to the highly respected University of Ottawa, a public university with a foundation dating back to 1848. The university is conveniently located in a vibrant downtown area. This institution is among the top 10 universities in Canada. It’s known for its wide range of courses and majors including arts and humanities, engineering, medicine and natural sciences.
Carleton University is another noteworthy higher education institution. Carleton University offers a wide range of graduate and undergraduate programs in various fields such as arts, languages, history, psychology, philosophy, engineering, design, law, economics, journalism, sciences, business, and more within its 35 buildings. It’s listed as a top 20 university in Canada by Times Higher Education.
Frequently asked questions
How can I apply for student accommodation in Ottawa?
Applying for a student rental in Ottawa is very simple. First, you don’t have to worry about the costs of using our helpful services. Student.com does not charge you anything for this service: you’ll only need to pay the rent to the property you end up selecting.
The process of applying for a student residence with Student.com is very simple. First, you can click “view rooms” on a property you are interested in. After this, click “Enquire” to create an account and you will have a booking consultant reach out to you shortly to help you confirm the best option specifically for you and take you through the next steps.
Can you arrange a tour for me?
We can definitely help schedule a tour of a property before you book it. Just give us a call and one of our booking consultants will gladly arrange it for you.
Are bills included in the rent?
In most cases, bills are included in the total cost of our student residences, but it will ultimately depend on the property, as different landlords may have different policies. Make sure you check to see if this is the case with your chosen property.