Life at Cambrian
Living in Sudbury
With a population of approximately 160,000 people, Sudbury provides small-town friendliness and big-city appeal, making it a great place to live and learn for both the outdoor adventurer and urban enthusiast. Sudbury’s 330 lakes and pristine wilderness surroundings provide lots of winter and summer recreational activities. The city’s theatres, countless festivals, big-name concerts, restaurants, and retail shopping centres offer places to have with fun with friends all year round.
Expect concerts and comedy nights, varsity games, toonie lunches, family fun days, international dinners, Indigenous cultural events, and live entertainment. The Athletic Centre also offers plenty of fitness classes and recreational sports leagues if you like to have fun while staying active.
Imagine walking just a few steps to get to class. No buses, traffic, or long treks. Cambrian’s residences are located on campus and offer a convenient, safe, and fun way to balance studying and socializing. The dorm-style and townhouse-style residences can accommodate 677 students. Dorm-style units include two single bedrooms, a three-piece bathroom, and a kitchenette. Each bedroom includes a double bed, a closet, built-in wardrobe, a study desk and chair, and phone and internet access.
Townhouse residences offer six bedrooms, two of which have design adjustments to accommodate special needs. The bedrooms contain a captain’s bed and all the amenities of a dorm-style room. There are three bathrooms in the units – one full bathroom with shower, sink, and toilet, and two half bathrooms with a toilet and sink or tub / shower and sink.
Imagine an experience that begins and ends with success. Cambrian is known for its comprehensive range of free services that support students academically, personally, and professionally. You’ll never have to look far to get the support you need.
- On-campus medical and dental clinics and Professional Clothing Depot
- Free tutoring (online, peer, and staff)
- Academic and personal counselling
- Free breakfasts
- Part-time, on-campus job opportunities that allow you to earn while you learn
- Résumé and interview preparation through the Career Centre
- Financial aid advisors
Glenn Crombie Centre for Student Support
For 20 years, Cambrian has been a leader in accessibility services. If you’ve ever been diagnosed with a disability or experienced learning difficulties, Cambrian’s caring experts in the internationally-renowned Glenn Crombie Centre for Student Support can help you with accommodations, assessments, assistive technology, learning supports, and more.
Wabnode Centre for Indigenous Services
If you’re a learner of Indigenous Descent, you will find a home away from home with the Wabnode Centre. The Centre provides spaces for all Cambrian students to participate in spiritual and cultural activities and access specialized services and support.
Programs at Cambrian