Housing and Accommodation

Univen On and Off Campus Residences

Univen offers residence space for students. Our residences are spread across the University of Venda premises and the Thohoyandou area.

Application for admission to a University residence must be made online before the closing date.

By signing the application for admission a student undertakes to abide by the rules and regulations applying to residential students of the University of Venda as well as the disciplinary measure to be taken by the University in cases of infringement of these regulations.

The University reserves the right to refuse admission to any student without supplying reasons for doing so.

    Amenities:

  • 24 hour on-site security
  • equipped with wifi
  • have academic, recreational and social spaces available

Progress on allocation of rooms to students

Contact Details

Ms Lufuno Mugogovhali

Housing and Accommodation Officer

Phone: +27 15 962 9218
Email: lufuno.mugogovhali@univen.ac.za

Ms Della Muvhango

Phone: 0159629218
Email: della.muvhango@univen.ac.za

Application for Accommodation

Prospective Students

Step 1 – Online Application

Apply during the online application process

When asked “If you need accommodation” Click yes

Click here to begin application for admission

Step 1 – Manual Application

Download and complete the manual residence application form and return it together with your application for admission form

Click here to Download Manual Residence Application Form for First Entering Students

Returning Students

Step 1 – Online Application

Apply online using the student admin portal

Residence Fees

Rules and Regulations

Allocation of Rooms
 

Rooms are allocated by residence authorities with the assistance of House Representative Committee members. You are at liberty to choose your roommate during room allocation if you have been allocated a double room. You are not allowed to swap rooms without the knowledge and consent of residence authorities.

Control and Authority
The control of and authority in the University residences is entrusted to the House Representative Committee and the Residence Committee.

The House Representative Committee

Students in each residence elect one representative to the House Representative Committee at the beginning of the academic year. The representatives elect a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and a Secretary. The House Representative Committee is responsible for the general welfare of resident students and the maintenance of order and discipline in the residences. The committee works in cooperation with the Hostel Superintendent, who is accountable to the Dean of Students. Problems in the residences are solved by the representatives with the help of the Superintendent. Only serious cases are referred to the Dean of Students.

Attitude Towards Property
Resident students are expected to cultivate a positive attitude towards University property.
Students who break, damage or destroy University property shall be compelled to make good the loss.
Students must respect the property of the University.The cost (material and labour) of damaged or broken residence property will be distributed equally among students concerned.
In every case of damage to property, the Residence Superintendent will assess the nature, extent of damage and the circumstances under which it occurred.
If the name of the culprit is known to the Resident Superintendent, the culprit will bear the repair cost alone.

Personal Property
The University assume no responsibility for theft, damage to personal property, or loss of money, valuables or personal effects of any student or guest.

Noise and Disruption of Studies
The period of silence in the residence, from 19:00 to 05:00, must be strictly observed for the purpose of study.
Television sets, portable radio and tape recorders must be operated softly or switched off during evening study hours.
Representative Committee for investigation
Students who tamper with computer system will be reported to the residence authorities for appropriate action.
Students are required to have or take meals from the Student Cafeteria. Students who have paid for meals will use their student cards when they take meals. Queuing for meals in the student cafeteria must be observed.
Visitors to Residence
Students are required to report their visitors who intent to stay in the residence overnight to the Residence Superintendent for purposes of control.
People who stay in the residence without the knowledge and the consent of the residence authorities will be referred to the Security Section.
Room Keys
The room keys remain the property of the University.
Students are required to return their room keys to the Residence Superitendent whenever the University closes for vacation

Students who are bound to terminate their studies or wish to leave the residence of their own accord must return the room keys to the Superintendent.
A resident student who loses or misplaces a residence room key or fails to return it to the Superintendent at the end of the academic year or at any time if required to do so, will have his/her results withheld or pay for the cost of lock replacement.

Abuse of Alcohol and Habit-forming Substances
Students must abstain from alcohol and drug abuse.
Disruption of studies, which results from consumption of alcohol and drug abuse, will be viewed in a serious light.
Students, who purchase, store and sell liquor and dependency-producing substances will be guilty of a serious offence.
Aggressive and Unruly Behavior
University students are expected to behave in a manner that befits the public image and dignity of the University.

Fighting in the residence and the vicinity is forbidden.
Students who are found guilty of assaulting others will be severely penalized.

Unofficial Stay in the Residences
It is a serious offence to stay in the residence without official permission
Students are not allowed to share beds or to accommodate friends and relatives without prior approval. Hiring of beds or rooms is strictly forbidden.
Health Matters
Students who fall ill, and feel that medical attention is necessary, should report the matter urgently to the Professional Nurse in the Student Health Centre.
A consultation fee which is determined by Council is payable at the Student Health Centre.
Smoking is not permitted in any public area in the residences including lounges, passages, lobbies etc.
General Behaviour and Conduct
Wherever they may be, students are always expected to behave and conduct themselves in a manner which reflects respect and the dignity appropriate to University students.
Disciplinary measures will be taken against students who distort, damage or misrepresent the good name and public image of the University.
Voluntary Termination of Resident Status
Students who intend to leave the residence must notify the Superintendent in time.
A written declaration of intention to leave the residence must be accompanied by a room key.
Closure of residences during winter and summer vacations
Resident students will be required to leave the residences when the University closes for winter and summer vacations. Residences must be vacated at 10:00 following the day on which the University was closed. The University may request students to leave the residences during Easter holidays. Students are under no circumstances allowed to take room keys with when they leave for home.
Use of Residence Facilities during Winter and Summer Vacations
Students who wish to remain in the university residences during winter and summer recess must notify residence authorities in writing a month prior to university closure. Such students shall be required to pay a daily fee which shall be determined by the relevant authorities from time to time. Only students who will be engaged in academic programmes will be allowed to remain in the residences during winter and summer recess. The HODs or Deans of Schools will be required to indicate the nature of the academic activities for the duration of their stay in the residences.
Conducting of Business Activities on Campus Residences
Students are not allowed to conduct business activities, buying and selling of any commodity unless allowed to do so by the residence authorities.

On Campus Residences

Bernard cube – Girls
Carousel – Boys
Mango Groove – Girls
F3 – Boys
F4 – Girls
Lost City Boys
Lost City Girls
River Side – Mixed for post graduates
F5 – Girls

2021 Off-Campus Accredited Residences

NO RESIDENCE NAME PHYSICAL ADDRESS EMAIL ADDRESS TOTAL CAPACITY
1 Beverly Hills Beverly Hills Residence

Stand No: 622

Thohoyandou

0950

nancysithari@gmail.com 159
2 3 MTR Properties The Managing Director

3MTR Properties

10A Hans van Rensburg Street

Polokwane

0700

takalani@nemorango.co.za 210
3 Blue Valley The Managing Director

Metal Sector Investment pty Ltd

505 Muledane

Muledane

0945

netshi.mukhethwa@gmail.com 48
4 C Matodzi Residence The Managing Director

C Matodzi Projects

No 23 Tshilungoma Village

Thohoyandou

0950

 

 

chrismatodzi@gmail.com 68
5 Degann-Inn The Managing Director

Degann Inn

155 Unit D

Thohoyandou

0950

deganninn@gmail.com 86
6 Emlanjeni The Managing Director

Emlanjeni Student Accommodation

Portion 2072

Thohoyandou Unit C

0950

ndivhu5428@gmail.com 120
7 Forest Hill The Managing Director

Forest Hills Residences

Stand No: 489 Block E

Thohoyandou

0950

tshimangadzo2@gmail.com 50
8 Grand Royale Grand Royale Enterprises

Block J

Thohoyandou

0950

tsakani@nakiseni.co.za 200
9 Have Mercy The Managing Director

Have Mercy Accommodation

P.O. Box 3904

Thohoyandou

0950

matshonyongamgster@gmail.com 16
10 HHHH Stand no. 472,

Mvuso Park street,

Thohoyandou Unit E

khangalear@gmail.com 50
11 Hillview The Managing Director

Hillview Accommodation and Transport

Unit E

Thohoyandou

0950

ngarothe3@gmail.com 38
12 Johanna’s Nest Johanna’s Nest Accommodation

P West

Thohoyandou

0950

mukhethwad@gmail.com 54
13 Maphula The Managing Director

Maphula’s Residence

P.O.Box 145

Thohoyandou

0950

maphulasresidence@gmail.com 36
14 Mmae Mathagu The Managing Director

Mmae Mathagu Rental Accommodation

P.O.BOX 6398

Thohoyandou

0950

avhurengwimathagu@gmail.com 37
15 Montana The Managing Director

Montana Student Accommodation

Stand number 631, Marude Unit C

Thohoyandou

0950

kbramudzuli@gmail.com 202
16 MShelly The Managing Director

Mshelly

1099 Block F Extension 1

Thohoyandou

0950

simangovictor27@gmail.com 60
17 Muthathe The Managing Director

Muthathe Residence

Thohoyandou Unit J

0950

mwphungo@gmail.com 328
18 Nchebeko Residence The Managing Director

Nchebeko Residence

13A Industrial Site (Next to Ven Oil Garage)

Shayandima

0950

nchebekovenda@gmail.com 230
19 OGT The Managing Director

OGT

1947 Unit C

Thohoyandou

0950

ogtinvestments@yahoo.com 28
20 Parkview The Managing Director

Parkview Accommodation

Maungani

Thohoyandou

0950

justfix19@gmail.com 94
21 POPS Lagos The Managing Director

Pops Fast Foods

P.O.BOX 497

Shayandima

0945

krammela@gmail.com 15
22 Samvuni The Managing Director

Samvuni Residence

Thohoyandou

Unit E

0950

ramuntshirmz@gmail.com 162
23 Simeka The managing Director

Simeka Heights Residences

Unit E

Thohoyandou

0950

colin@simekacapital.com 1044
24 Sun City The Managing Director

Sun City Residence

42 Hluphekha Maungani

Thohoyandou

0950

suncityaccom@gmail.com 122
25 Tshivhu The Managing Director

Tshivhu Student Accommodation

169 Dzavhavha Maungani Village

Thohoyandou

0950

vusani.ramakuela@gmail.com 16
26 Valleyview The Managing Director

Valley View Estate

Block K Stand No 12 Church Street

Thohoyandou

0950

 

emakhuvha@gmail.com 50
27 Vhugalahawe The Managing Director

Vhugalahawe Village

P.O.BOX 6278

Thohoyandou

0950

tshililo.manendzhe8@gmail.com 96
28 Waterfall The Managing Director

Water Fall Estate

472 Peace Street Block K

Thohoyandou

0950

emakhuvha@gmail.com 22
29 Student Villa The Managing Director

581 Block J Muledane

Thohoyandou

0950

hulisani123@gmail.com 16
30 Brukedo (SK-New Look) The Managind Director

2926 Tshisaulu, Punda Maria Road

Thohoyandou

0950

brukedohotels@gmail.com 150
31 J and R Towers The Managing Director

P.O.Box 5191

Thohoyandou

0950

mlyborn@yahoo.com 100
32 Maphiswana Residence The Managing Director

P.O.Box 6363

Thohoyandou

0950

maphiswanatst@gmail.com 26
33 One Step Residence The Managing Director

1300 Tshisaulu Siaoadza

Thohoyandou

0950

madzunyefe@gmail.com 96
34 Phoshko Development Enterprise The Managing Director

P.O. Box 1378

Thohoyandou

0950

phoskho@gmail.com 33
35 Sandton (Rokunda) The Managing Director

205 Bengal Street

Eltivillas

0920

tshinakie01@gmail.com 88
36 Sandton (Yamaha) The Managing Director

205 Bengal Street

Eltivilla

0920

tshinakie01@icloud.com 126
37 Sandton (Zwahuli) The Managing Director

205 Bengal Street

Eltivillas

0920

mabaya@tshinakie.com 88
38 TC Academia Residences The Managing Director

House no 472, Unit E

Thohoyandou

0950

colberttn@gmail.com 22
39 Thohoyandou P East 45/

Fhulo

The Managing Director

Thohoyandou P East 45

0950

andymatakanye@me.com 17
40 Vhatanzi Accomodation The Managing Director

Thohoyandou Unit E

0950

lidiavhathuk@gmail.com 38