Student Accommodation Near University Of Pretoria

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Student Accommodation Near University Of Pretoria

Student Accommodation Near University Of Pretoria

The Department of Residence Affairs and Accommodation fondly referred to as the TuksRes Family, is a stand-alone business unit, with various management teams serving residence students. With 10 000 students in our accommodation spaces, the University of Pretoria is proud to be known as the largest residential university in South Africa. By having a broad structure like TuksRes, one is able to manage the various needs of our student sector living in a residence. Please note that some of our residents’ names have changed and you can find them here for easier convenience.

About Us

In October 2004, the Council of the University of Pretoria made an executive decision to streamline all the various functions related to residences under one business unit. This was to alleviate the various silos that existed all over campus and therefore the Department of Residence Affairs and accommodation (TuksRes) was born.

READ: Stellenbosch University Accommodation

To offer an on-campus living environment that supports each student’s academic experience at the University of Pretoria.

To strive towards creating a community that fosters safety/security, personal development/growth and the rendering of professional services. We are furthermore committed to being responsive to the needs of all residents and to being driven by the idea of realising a better quality of student life in our residences. Student accommodation Hatfield

READ: CUT Residence Application

Private Accredited Accommodation

The University of Pretoria regrettably cannot guarantee residence placement because demand greatly outweighs the number of openings.
Private lodging is offered, among others, by the suppliers listed below.

See our list of Private Accredited Accommodation providers below.

Click here to see the list of Private Accredited Accommodation providers (Updated 1 Feb 2023).

Click this link to see information regarding the 2023 process for application/re-application for accreditation/recognition.

READ: UP Courses And Requirements PDF

Postal Address:
University of Pretoria
Private Bag x 20

Unfortunately, residence placement at the University of Pretoria cannot be guaranteed as the demand, by far, exceeds the places available. The following providers, among others, provide private accommodation.
See our list of Private and Accredited Accommodation providers below.
Student Service Centre (for Contact students):
Contact Centre – Telephone: 012 420 3111
Contact Centre – Email:
UPOnline Call Centre (for Online Students):
Call Centre – Telephone: 080 001 4870 (toll-free)
Call Centre – Email:


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