Homestay hosts are needed in Winnipeg, Manitoba!

University students from around the world are coming to study in Winnipeg for short- and long-term stays. The University of Manitoba Extended Education has partnered with the Canada Homestay Network to provide caring homestay families to host international students in Winnipeg.

The Canada Homestay Network provides cultural and first language support to hosts and their students 24x7 and a generous allowance ($650/month in Winnipeg) to help offset expenses.

To apply to be a host, click here. For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact 204-202-1557 ext. 2087 or um@canadahomestaynetwork.ca.

Why host an international student?

Being a homestay host is a rewarding experience.

When you make the decision to welcome an international student into your home, you make a lasting contribution to your family, your community and the student. [ learn more ]

Host families who welcome international students into their home:

  • Grow their understanding of the world and its peoples
  • Make life-long friendships
  • Get to share the beauty of their home and community
  • Ensure their local economy benefits from the booming international education industry
  • Receive a generous allowance to offset expenses ($650/month in Winnipeg)

International students who live with Canadian families:

  • Learn language and Canadian culture in a healthy, caring environment
  • Get a positive introduction to Canadian family life, which encourages many to apply for permanent residency after graduation
  • Become valuable future partners in trade, political relations and global leadership
  • Bring a broader world-view to their communities back home

To apply to be a host, click here. For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact 204-202-1557 ext. 2087 or um@canadahomestaynetwork.ca.

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