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