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Residence Administration Fees

All students - prospective and current students need to apply annually at the Residence Administration Office, Building 14K Room no. G01 & G04 yearly.  An administration fee of R500.00 deposit for prospective students must be paid.

Prospective students must have been informed by the Academic Administration Department that they are accepted and a student number (i.e. 12815691) must be issued.

Please note: First time applications for Post Graduate and Senior students need to pay a R380-00 application fee. If you are currently residing in a residence there is NO application fee to be paid. 

Closing Dates for Application forms

Applications for 2023

First year students - 31 Augustus 2022

Senior students - 2 September 2022

Postgraduate students - 2 September 2022


First-year Residence Applicants

Prospective students will be notified regarding their residence status via email or sms by the relevant department after the closing date 31 August 2022. 
If you can't apply with the above option please contact us.

Senior Residence Applicants

Applications for residence placement in 2023 are now closed.

Application and Rules and Regulations for Residences

How to apply for student accommodation

  • Obtain a residence application form from the Residence Administration Office and submit the form on or before the dates supplied by the Residence Administration Office.
  • Residence admission, depending on the availability of space, is only possible upon successful academic acceptance as set out in the placement procedure.
  • Successful applicants will be notified and late applications will be placed on a waiting list.
  • Students must apply yearly for residence accommodation.

Forms can also be downloaded (PDF Format) 

  • First year’s application form 2022
  • Snr Students Application forms 2022
  • Postgraduate application form 2022

All required documentation must be attached before application forms will be considered for final residence placement. Please note it is an ONLINE- Application system for all three academic levels.


For residence inquiries and applications only, contact - Karin Venter / 018-985-2137


Rules and Regulation Booklet - June 2017 (PDF Format)

Rules and Regulation Booklet - reviewed version

Residence Cancellations

Please complete this form if you would like to cancel your residence placement for next year.