Add a personal touch to your exchange student's room
Feel free to welcome your student into their new space with a decorated poster or a small gift to help make them feel at home!
Your student's room
During the exchange, your student’s bedroom will be their own comfortable, personal space. Your exchange student must have their own bed (not a sofa-bed, air mattress or futon), plus space for belongings and a quiet place to study, either in the room or elsewhere in the home. Your student may share a room, but only with one host sibling of the same gender (pre-approval is necessary if the sibling is under age 13).
"My host family knew that I love the mountains in Switzerland and was going to miss it while in the south of England, so they got me a duvet cover that looked like the Swiss Alps and put a chocolate bar on the table next to my bed. Now I have my mountains with me every day!"
— Julie from Switzerland
Before your student arrives
The first days
Life with your student
Find your student now
Are you ready to experience a new culture at home? Talk with us and start your hosting journey now.
Tell us about yourself
Speak to an EF exchange advisor
Choose your exchange student