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Homestay Hosts

Share a Rich, Cultural Experience

Many students from around the globe and of diverse cultural backgrounds come to study ESL at the University of Regina. Through our Homestay Program, a number of them also choose to live with Canadian families, affording them greater opportunities to communicate in English and enrich their cross-cultural experience.

Homestay host families in turn can share their family traditions with international students, include them in outings and activities, and learn about other cultures.

Are You Interested in Being a Homestay Host?

  1. Review the Homestay Program web page
  2. Complete the Homestay Host Family Application Form (162KB) PDF icon
  3. Return the form to the address listed on the form

Important: Prior to your participation in the Homestay Program, your home must first successfully pass a fire inspection performed by the City of Regina Fire & Protective Services Division. Also, all persons over the age of 18 residing in your home must submit a Criminal Record Check to the ESL Homestay Coordinator.

If you have questions about the Homestay Program or eligibility requirements, or if you would like more information, please contact the ESL Homestay Coordinator at eslhouse@uregina.ca.