Safe Student Accommodation

Students walking on campus near the Residence

As students prepare to move into shared or rented accommodations to attend college or university, parents, guardians and students themselves should take an active role in finding a safe place to live.

It is essential for caregivers and students to talk about fire and life safety. Whether returning to school or leaving home for the first time, a discussion about good fire safety practices can help to ensure this exciting time in a student’s life is not marred by a fire tragedy.

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services has put together a “Safe Student Accommodation Guide” which lists 10 tips to help students find a safe place to live.

Read the Safe Student Accommodation Guide

Want a copy to print? Download the Safe Student Accommodation Tip Sheet in PDF format.