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.