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VUT Residence

Application procedure

Admission:

The available accommodation is not sufficient to accommodate all students who are desirous of living in the University residence. A student who is admitted to an academic programme is not necessarily guaranteed a place in the University residences.

Year of study: In considering applications for admission new first year contact students will be given priority.

Distance: Applicants who come from places that are at least 100km away from the University will also be given priority.

Disciplinary record: In considering applications for admission to the residence the University shall take into account the disciplinary record of the applicant.

Academic performance: In line with the University’s vision of academic excellence, academic performance shall be considered in the evaluation of every application for residence.

Outstanding Residence Fees: Residences are to be managed as self-sustaining entities at all universities.

Students with special needs: The University shall priorities students with special needs such as, disabilities and students with other types of needs as will be determined by the Executive Director: Student Support Services on merit.

International students: VUT is committed to increasing its intake of international students to ensure that it remains a positive contributor to regional and international (SADC), continental and international development.

 

Residence Allocation

A student admitted to the University residence cannot as of right demand to be allocated a specific room in a specific residence. It is the prerogative of the University to allocate a student a room.

In allocating rooms the following shall be taken into account:

First year students will preferably be allocated to on campus residences and they will be allocated in double rooms. In the event that professional advice such as by medical practitioners and/or counsellors point to the contrary, such advice will be heeded in allocating rooms.

Post graduate and graduate students shall preferably be allocated single rooms.

 

General Information

Residents promise at all time to honor the character of the Vaal University of Technology and subject themselves to the authority of the residence management and all House Committee Members.

It is the responsibility of the House Committees and Residence Management to maintain discipline and implement internal house rules. Ignorance regarding stipulations as set out in these regulations cannot be an excuse.

All residents shall enjoy the right to live in a safe and clean environment free from unreasonable noise and other distractions.

Unreasonable noise is defined as a noise that interferes with the legitimate rights of others.

It is the right of the residents to stay in a conducive environment free from harassment, intimidation and assault.

 

Residence Contacts

 Mr Jerry Molutsi 

Manager: Placement and Administration

Tel: 016 950 9987

Email: jerry@vut.ac.za

Ms  Maureen Ngwenya

Manager: Hospitality

Tel: 016 950 9912

Email: maureenn@vut.ac.za

Ms Seipati Mzizi

Placement Officer

Tel: 016 950 9926

Email: seipatim2@vut.ac.za

Residence Fees

Please note that the residence fee quoted applies only to the academic period and does not include the June and December vacation. Students who cannot vacate their rooms on the last day of the academic calendar will be levied a pro-rated fee applicable to residence students.

Mens Residences Semester Year
Sinqobile Lethabong R10,360 R20,720
Uhuru, Ubuntu, Dikgalala Inkwenkwez R10,190 R20,380
Khayalethu R10,360 R20,720
Meropa R8,980 R17,960
Boiketlong R10,190 R20,380
New Residence Phase 1 R12,330 R24,660
New Residence Phase 2 R12,330 R24,660
Science Park R12,330 R24,660
Dinaleding R10,360 R20,720
Post Graduate Flats R14,190 R28,380
Ladies Residences Semester Year
Tsalanang Leseding R10,360 R20,720
Dinaleding R10,360 R20,720
Khomanani, Kutwanong & Meloding R 8,980 R17,960
New Residence Phase 1 R12,330 R24,660
New Residence Phase 2 R12,330 R24,660
Science Park Residence R12,330 R24,660
Post Graduate Flats R14,190 R28,380
Other Semester Year
Amberfield
Park Village
Marchel Court
Granada Court
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