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

 

0799774670
16
30.
J & R Towers

The Managing Director

J And R Towers

P.O. Box 5191

Thohoyandou

0950

 

0821753502
100
31.
Mamphiswana

The Managing Director

Maphiswana Residence

P.O. Box 6363

Thohoyandou

0950

0828442555
26
32.
MLA Residence

The Managing Director

MLA Residence

2580 Riverside

Tshisaulu

0950

0725222622
158
33.

MLA- Tshisahulu

 

The Managing Director

MLA Residence

2580 Riverside

Tshisaulu

0950

0725222622

 

90
34.
Mubvafhi

The Managing Director

Mubvafhi Accommodation

P.O.BOX 497

Lwamondo

0985

 

0834388857
38
35.
One Step

The Managing Director

One Step Residence

1300 Tshisaulu Siawoadza

Thohoyandou

0950

 

0766812552
96
36.
Poshko Residence

The Managing Director

Phoshko Development Enterprise

P.O.Box 1378

Thohoyandou

0950

 

0828405906
33
37.
River Estate

The Managing Director

River Estate Residence

P.O. Box 3054

Sibasa

0970

 

0724279063
360
38.
Sandton Rokunda

The Managing Director

River Estate Residence

P.O. Box 3054

Sibasa

0970

 

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

 

0836457838

0765180316

88
41.
T.C Academy

TC Academia Residences

House No.472, Unit E

Thohoyandou

0950

 

0822920518
22
42.
Thohoyandou P East

The Managing Director

Thohoyandou P East 45

0950

 

0829626409
17
43.
Rasil Residence

The Managing Director

1927 Unit C

Thohoyandou

0950

 

0745365572

 

50
44.
Vhathanzi

The Managing Director

Vhatanzi Accommodation

Thohoyandou Unit E

0950

0727615540
38
45.

Blue Valley

 

The Managing Director

Metal Sector Investment pty Ltd

505 Muledane

Muledane

0945

0767060048

 

48
46.

Afmet Properties

 

The Managing Director

Mshelly Unit D

154 Unit D

Thohoyandou

0950

0761029100

 

40
47.

Greenstone Hill

 

The Managing Director

Greenstone Hill Properties & Construction

P.O. Box 3054

Sibasa

0970

0724279063

 

650
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