Future Africa is a flagship institute of the University of Pretoria located on the university’s Hillcrest campus. The campus offers a tranquil, yet modern environment away from the busier Hatfield center.

The postgraduate residence at Future Africa offers accommodation for PhD students, research and post-doctoral fellows, and visiting scholars of Future Africa. The residence offers bachelor apartments, communal kitchens and dining spaces, as well as a fully equipped laundry. The rooms have an open space design each with a study area and en-suite bathroom (shower).

The amenities at Future Africa include a dining hall for residents who prefer not to self-cater. The dining hall may provide breakfast, lunch, dinner and take-away meals on a pre-order basis, which cost is not included in the monthly rates. Future Africa also hosts a fully furnished Research Commons with 24-hour access, and library services providing full access to e-resources and repositories, and regular onsite library assistance.

Many shopping centers are conveniently located in the vicinity of Future Africa, and residents can enjoy the restaurants in the area. Residents will also be in close proximity of the UP Sports Center gymnasium, High Performance Centre, Hillcrest public swimming pool and the Hatfield Gautrain station. A scheduled bus shuttle service is available to residents.

Residents are required to sign a rental agreement that is subject to annual renewal. A code of conduct and house rules apply.

Rates for 2021 include:


Larger family unit also available. Rental information provided on request.

A refundable deposit is payable, with the first month’s rental, at the concluding of an agreement.

Please also note that contracts can be terminated by appropriate notice from the tenant, and will be renewed each year.

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Block CDE

R4 850


R5 450

BlockG (1)

R5 850

BlockG (2)

R6 450