Canadians are generally direct and speak openly when they have a problem. Try to do the same, honestly and in a respectful manner.

For most Canadians, HONESTY = RESPECT.    

Here is the path to take if you have a problem with your host family or an issue arises:


If you are not sure what to do, please contact the Homestay/Peerstay office.


Return to Current Homestay and Peerstay Students


Need more information?

Request Information

Want to talk to someone about specific questions?

Contact a Representative

Ready to join us at VIU?

Apply Online