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: Student.Housing@univen.ac.za

Ms Della Muvhango

Phone: 0159629218
Email: Student.Housing@univen.ac.za

Announcements

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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 CONTACT NUMBER TOTAL CAPACITY
1 Beverly Hills The Managing Director

Beverly Hills Residence

Stand No: 622

Thohoyandou

0950

nancysithari@gmail.com 0765556752 159
2 3 MTR Properties The Managing Director

3MTR Properties

10A Hans van Rensburg Street

Polokwane

0700

takalani@nemorango.co.za 0722985436 210
3 Blue Valley The Managing Director

Metal Sector Investment pty Ltd

505 Muledane

Muledane

0945

netshi.mukhethwa@gmail.com 0767060048 48
4 C Matodzi Residence The Managing Director

C Matodzi Projects

No 23 Tshilungoma Village

Thohoyandou

0950

chrismatodzi@gmail.com 0834949109 68
5 Degann-Inn The Managing Director

Degann Inn

155 Unit D

Thohoyandou

0950

 

deganninn@gmail.com 0724040501 86
6 Emlanjeni The Managing Director

Emlanjeni Student Accommodation

Portion 2072

Thohoyandou Unit C

0950

 

ndivhu5428@gmail.com 0722306165 120
7 Forest Hill The Managing Director

Forest Hills Residences

Stand No: 489 Block E

Thohoyandou

0950

 

tshimangadzo2@gmail.com 0827824163 50
8 Grand Royale The Managing Director

Grand Royale Enterprises

Block J

Thohoyandou

0950

tsakani@nakiseni.co.za 0834080818 200
9 Have Mercy The Managing Director

Have Mercy Accommodation

P.O. Box 3904

Thohoyandou

0950

matshonyongamgster@gmail.com 0715190515 16
10 HHHH The Managing Director

Have Mercy Accommodation

P.O. Box 3904

Thohoyandou

0950

 

khangalear@gmail.com 0822443530 50
11 Hillview The Managing Director

Hillview Accommodation and Transport

Unit E

Thohoyandou

0950

 

ngarothe3@gmail.com 0760561311 38
12 Johanna’s Nest The Managing Director

Johanna’s Nest Accommodation

P West

Thohoyandou

0950

 

mukhethwad@gmail.com 0833060554 54
13 Maphula The Managing Director

Maphula’s Residence

P.O.Box 145

Thohoyandou

0950

 

maphulasresidence@gmail.com 0833060554 36
14 Mmae Mathagu The Managing Director

Mmae Mathagu Rental Accommodation

P.O.BOX 6398

Thohoyandou

0950

avhurengwimathagu@gmail.com 0826422316 37
15 Montana The Managing Director

Montana Student Accommodation

Stand number 631, Marude Unit C

Thohoyandou

0950

kbramudzuli@gmail.com 0722009652 202
16 MShelly The Managing Director

Mshelly

1099 Block F Extension 1

Thohoyandou

0950

 

simangovictor27@gmail.com 0760723279 60
17 Muthathe The Managing Director

Muthathe Residence

Thohoyandou Unit J

0950

 

mwphungo@gmail.com 0729985671 328
18 Nchebeko Residence The Managing Director

Nchebeko Residence

13A Industrial Site (Next to Ven Oil Garage)

Shayandima

0950

 

nchebekovenda@gmail.com 0824935836 230
19 OGT The Managing Director

OGT

1947 Unit C

Thohoyandou

0950

 

ogtinvestments@yahoo.com 0735581921 28
20 Parkview The Managing Director

Parkview Accommodation

Maungani

Thohoyandou

0950

justfix19@gmail.com 0826721865 94
22 Samvuni The Managing Director

Samvuni Residence

Thohoyandou

Unit E

0950

ramuntshirmz@gmail.com 0732323020 162
23 Simeka The Managing Director

Simeka Heights Residences

Unit E

Thohoyandou

0950

 

 

colin@simekacapital.com 0721029100 856

 

24 Sun City The Managing Director

Sun City Residence

42 Hluphekha Maungani

Thohoyandou

0950

 

suncityaccom@gmail.com 0826211317 122
25 Tshivhu The Managing Director

Tshivhu Student Accommodation

169 Dzavhavha Maungani Village

Thohoyandou

0950

 

vusani.ramakuela@gmail.com 0795076951 16
26 Valleyview The Managing Director

Valley View Estate

Block K Stand No 12 Church Street

Thohoyandou

0950

emakhuvha@gmail.com 0820784201 50
27 Vhugalahawe The Managing Director

Vhugalahawe Village

P.O.BOX 6278

Thohoyandou

0950

tshililo.manendzhe8@gmail.com 0828884619 96
28 Waterfall The Managing Director

Waterfall Estate

472 Peace Street Block K

Thohoyandou

0950

 

emakhuvha@gmail.com 0820784201 22
29. 581 Student Villa The Managing Director

581 Student Villa

581 Block J Muledane

Thohoyandou

0950

 

hulisani123@gmail.com

 

0799774670 16
30. J & R Towers The Managing Director

J And R Towers

P.O. Box 5191

Thohoyandou

0950

 

mlyborn@yahoo.com

 

0821753502 100
31. Mamphiswana The Managing Director

Maphiswana Residence

P.O. Box 6363

Thohoyandou

0950

maphiswanatst@gmail.com

 

0828442555 26
32. MLA Residence The Managing Director

MLA Residence

2580 Riverside

Tshisaulu

0950

info@mlaresidence.co.za

 

0725222622 158
33. MLA- Tshisahulu

 

The Managing Director

MLA Residence

2580 Riverside

Tshisaulu

0950

info@mlaresidence.co.za

 

0725222622

 

90
34. Mubvafhi The Managing Director

Mubvafhi Accommodation

P.O.BOX 497

Lwamondo

0985

 

malumamf@gmail.com

 

0834388857 38
35. One Step The Managing Director

One Step Residence

1300 Tshisaulu Siawoadza

Thohoyandou

0950

 

madzunyefe@gmail.com

 

0766812552 96
36. Poshko Residence The Managing Director

Phoshko Development Enterprise

P.O.Box 1378

Thohoyandou

0950

 

phoskho@gmail.com

 

0828405906 33
37. River Estate The Managing Director

River Estate Residence

P.O. Box 3054

Sibasa

0970

 

rammelampho@gmail.com

 

0724279063 360
38. Sandton Rokunda The Managing Director

River Estate Residence

P.O. Box 3054

Sibasa

0970

 

admin@rokunda.co.za

 

0836457838

0765180316

88
39. Sandton Yabama The Managing Director

Sandton (Yabama)

205 Bengal Street

Eltivillas

0920

 

Tshinakie01@gmail.com

 

0836457838

0765480316

126
40. Sandton Zwahuli The Managing Director

Sandton (Zwahuli)

205 Bengal Street

Eltivillas

0920

 

sam@zwahuli.co.za

 

 

0836457838

0765180316

88
41. T.C Academy TC Academia Residences

House No.472, Unit E

Thohoyandou

0950

 

colberttn@gmail.com

 

0822920518 22
42. Thohoyandou P East The Managing Director

Thohoyandou P East 45

0950

 

andymatakanye@me.com

 

0829626409 17
43. Rasil Residence The Managing Director

1927 Unit C

Thohoyandou

0950

 

rasilprojects@gmail.com

 

0745365572

 

50
44. Vhathanzi The Managing Director

Vhatanzi Accommodation

Thohoyandou Unit E

0950

lidiavhathuk@gmail.com

 

0727615540 38
45. Blue Valley

 

The Managing Director

Metal Sector Investment pty Ltd

505 Muledane

Muledane

0945

netshi.mukhethwa@gmail.com

 

0767060048

 

48
46. Afmet Properties

 

The Managing Director

Mshelly Unit D

154 Unit D

Thohoyandou

0950

tshivhasef@gmail.com

 

0761029100

 

40
47. Greenstone Hill

 

The Managing Director

Greenstone Hill Properties & Construction

P.O. Box 3054

Sibasa

0970

krammela@gmail.com

 

0724279063

 

650
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