NWU Residences/Accommodation

Residences

NWU has 9 male residences and 11 female residences. You can view the different residences by following this link and selecting them from the right-hand side of the page.

Each of the residences has rooms that are equipped with a bed, mattress, blinds, desk, heater, built-in-cupbaord, and a notice board. You need provide your own bedding.

Students in res have access to facilities like computer rooms, TVs in the recreation rooms, and laundry facilities (washing machines, tumble driers, iron boards).

The Residences are the heartbeat of student life on the NWU Vaal Triangle Campus (NWU Vaal). On-campus residences are situated in a proclaimed nature reserve. Residences plays an enormous part of student life. For our students, residences are the heartbeat of student life. Here’s where friendships are formed and strengthened, cultural differences discovered and enjoyed. Here residents also bond in formal and informal activities and sports competitions.

The various ladies’ and men’s residences on campus are all situated within walking distance from the academic and administrative buildings. The campus offers twelve residences of which five are situated within the grounds of the Campus and five are situated in Vanderbijlpark area. The two day residences are for day students, staying at home but travelling to campus each day.

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Each residence is managed by a house parent together with a house committee. All the residences are self-catering; however, students can also make use of the cafeteria on campus.

Facilities:

The following facilities are available at the residences:

  • Single & Double rooms fully furnished
  • Laundries fitted with washing machines and tumble dryers
  • Communal living-room areas for socialising, watching TV or just hanging out
  • Kitchen (including 2 or 4-plate stoves)
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Internet access & Wi-Fi
  • 24/7 Security to ensure the safety of the residents
  • Bus transport for students living in off-campus residences

Selection process:

For more information on the selection and placement process on the Potchefstroom Campus, please refer to the Rules for Residents of Campus and Town Residences

Oppirif Self-catering Units on the West Campus:

Senior and doctoral students are placed in the Oppirif units – for more information on the selection and placement process on the Potchefstroom Campus, please refer to the Rules for Residents of Campus and Town Residences

For information on Residential Fees (and Meal Fees), follow this link.

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