Currently, FDU - Vancouver does not offer on-campus housing. The Office of Student Services aids students in finding off-campus housing.
|Lowest: $725.00||Highest: $1,000.00
There are several affordable accommodation options available not too far from the FDU - Vancouver Campus. These places are suitable for either a short term stay while you settle in or for longer stays if you want.
One of the finest “Y” accommodation facilities in North America, Vancouver’s YWCA Hotel is less than a five minute walk to the FDU - Vancouver Campus. It offers a warm welcome to students and is a comfortable, safe, and affordable place to stay at the heart of downtown’s arts and entertainment scene.
The Shaughnessy Village provides practical and comfortable accommodations at very affordable rates. The cozy rooms have a double bed, kitchenette, TV, bathroom, and balcony. The complex has a dining room, fitness room, indoor hot tub, TV lounge, laundry room, billiards room, outdoor swimming pool (summer), and nice outdoor gardens. Convenient and centrally located, the Shaughnessy Village is about a 15 minute bus ride to the FDU - Vancouver Campus and is close to major shopping, bus routes, and downtown.
The FDU - Vancouver Campus is located in the vibrant neighbourhood of Yaletown at 842 Cambie Street. The campus is close to the Vancouver Public Library, the professional football stadium and ice hockey arena, theatres, the False Creek inlet area, sports playing fields, and a wide range of interesting shops and restaurants. It is also conveniently located to major public transportation routes.
Extensive renovations were completed to prepare for the campus opening in the summer of 2007. Campus facilities include five state of the art classrooms, two fully equipped computer labs, a library information resource centre, two seminar rooms, and faculty and staff offices, as well as a student lounge.
Student Services staff work closely with students in helping to plan and develop a wide range of activities and programs. Activities will vary depending on student interest, but may include soccer, volleyball, badminton, and Dragon Boat Racing. As an active member of the community, FDU - Vancouver students will also have the opportunity to participate in environmental projects such as the Great Shoreline Cleanup and other special events focusing on international relations.
The Office of Student Services is also dedicated to educating and empowering Fairleigh Dickinson University students through counselling, guidance, training, and career related programs. It encourages exploration and professional development in preparation for the “world of work” and/or further education in pursuit of life balance and a fulfilling career.
Career counselling, assessment testing, and workshops are offered to students so that they can explore possible career paths and learn more about academic majors.
Staff helps students discover their skills, abilities, interests, and values, as well as their individual personality traits so that they can better assess a career path and the necessary strategies to attain their career goal. As part of the process, workshops on résumé writing, job search strategies, interviewing techniques, and internship criteria are provided.
Internships are designed to integrate academic study with supervised work experience. This experiential learning component helps students clarify goals, develop a marketable skill set, and achieve a better understanding of the workplace environment, as well as employer expectations.
Alpine Skiing (F/M), Badminton (F/M), Basketball (F/M), Beach Volleyball (F/M), Dragon Boat Racing (F/M), Golf (F/M), Kayaking (F/M), Rowing (F/M), Snowboarding (F/M), Soccer (F/M), Softball (F/M), Table Tennis (F/M), Tennis (F/M), Volleyball (F/M)
Students will play a key leadership role in helping to develop and organize intramural sports and activities. Activities offered will depend on student interest.
In addition to events organized by the University, a wide range of trips, events, and activities are available to students through local service providers.
FDU staff works closely with students to facilitate the development of clubs and teams, and leadership opportunities for students. Contact the Student Services Office for more details on how you can get involved.
FDU - Vancouver connects to the provincial Advanced Research Network, BCNet, using the latest fibre optic technology. BCNet operates the regional advanced network in British Columbia. Advanced Networks, which are also called research networks, provide extremely high speed connectivity between the world's universities, and other research and education institutions.
FDU - Vancouver’s IT and Management programs will benefit from the latest in fibre optic connectivity with gigabit speed connectivity capability to BCNet and to Canada’s National network CAnet 4, which is interconnected to the US research network, Internet2.
The FDU - Vancouver network is a state of the art gigabit capable wired network. Advanced connectivity doesn’t stop there; students and faculty enjoy connectivity via the high speed, secure, wireless LAN connectivity available throughout the facility.
Approximately 70 computer stations are available in our computer labs and learning resource area. Computers are equipped with a wide range of current software applications.
All students will have a University e-mail account, and access to Web mail and the Internet.
A wide range of cultural activities take place in the Vancouver area. FDU also sponsors special events such as an exhibition by world renowned photographer Steve McCurry. Regular information on events will be posted in the student activities area and on the website.
All students will have an FDU - One Card, which serves as both a student identification card as well as providing special discounts at local shops, restaurants, and services.
Fairleigh Dickinson University has a long relationship with the United Nations and is one of a few universities in the world with Non-governmental Organization (NGO) status with the UN.
Fairleigh Dickinson University has a long relationship with the United Nations and is one of a few universities in the world with Non-governmental Organization (NGO) status with the UN. FDU was also the first American university to establish an overseas campus with the opening of Wroxton College in England. The College continues to serve as a study abroad centre for FDU students.
To arrange a tour of our campus or to speak with one of our admissions staff, call (604) 648-4469.