Best Student Residence in Stellenbosch

Academia is a unique residence. As the only affiliated private residence it offers the best of two worlds: the same academic, sporting and cultural ties as any other Stellenbosch University residence but with the freedom and opportunities offered by a standalone establishment.

The only affiliated private residence

Academia student accommodation at Stellenbosch University is set in the heart of ‘Eikestad’ (the ‘City of Oaks’). This means not only that classes are in walking distance – the Engineering Faculty is across the road – but that students can immerse themselves in the full social, cultural and educational experience of living in a university town.

Academia is set in landscaped park-like surrounds, with 24-hour security-controlled access. There are CCTV cameras in and around the premises, and officers on foot patrol.

Facilities & Services

EXCELLENT FACILITIES
  • Dedicated study centre
  • High-speed connectivity to the US intranet
  • Fully-equipped outdoor gym
  • Laundromat and cleaning services
  • On-site deli
  • Meal plans are available at the nearby Goldfields residence
SAFE & SECURE
  • 24/7 guarded security access
  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Strict visitor policy
  • 10-minute walk to the Neelsie Student Centre
  • Contact security on 021 887 1953
  • Biometric access control system in place
MANAGEMENT STAFF
  • On-site administration office
  • On-site maintenance
  • Open door policy
  • Involved student leadership structures

Accommodation

Academia is a unique residence. As the only affiliated private residence it offers the best of two worlds: the same academic, sporting and cultural ties as any other Stellenbosch University residence but with the freedom and opportunities offered by a standalone establishment.

 

Academia provides a number of accommodation types to suit a person’s needs and pocket.

Your Home Away From Home

The complex comprises 26 blocks totalling 954 beds in a mix of accommodation types. Some of the ground-floor units may be adapted for use by handicapped people.

Academia is set in landscaped park-like surrounds, with 24-hour security-controlled access. There are CCTV cameras in and around the premises, and officers on foot patrol.

Lifestyle

A university education is about more than just the lectures. Yes, you need to study and meet those academic grades but it’s important that the three or four years you spend at an institution are filled with other learning experiences. At Academia we provide that.

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