UJ Student Residence

UJ Student Residence

Student Accommodation & Residence Life division is mainly responsible for the accommodation of approximately 19000 students in both university owned and managed residences as well as off-campus accredited privately owned accommodation.

This is a vast division with 35 residences spread over 4 campuses at the University of Johannesburg. It should further be noted that, the total number of 35 residences are inclusive of the 7 Day Houses.

Off-campus accommodation’s accredited properties are within 2 km of each campus and   where they are beyond the prescribed radius, the set condition is that service providers are obliged to provide transport. Additionally, intercampus transportation is provided for all students residing in off-campus residences and houses. The university offers to all students, a list of accredited off-campus accommodation.

Residences per Campus


​​APK​​ ​Bunting Road ​Doornfontein Campus ​Soweto Campus
​Magnolia​​​​ Residence
Akani Day House
Impumelelo Residence
Moshate Heights Residence
Lebone Residence
Karibu-Jamii Residence
Afslaan Residence
Maqhawe Residence
Cornerstone Residence
Oppierif Residence
Azania Day House
Thomas Sankara Residence
Jabali Day House
Gloucester Residence
Falcons Day House
Faranani Residence​

​Ikhayalethu Day House
Goudstad Residence
Kilimanjaro ​Residence
Horizon Residence
Mayine Residence
Ndlovukazi Residence

Abeillies​ Day House
Gauta Residence
Lesedi Residence
Habitat Residence
Phumlani Residence
Robin Crest Residence
Kopano House Residence
Akanani Residence
Takalani. Residence

Ulwazi Residence
Pishon of Soweto Day House
​Hector Pieterson ​Residence
​YMCA Men’s Residence ​Residence
​YWCA Ladies Residence ​Residence