Post Graduate Residence

The postgraduate residence at Future Africa offers a tranquil and modern environment with accommodation for post-doctoral fellows, PhD, and master's students, researchers as well and visiting scholars of Future Africa.

Future Africa also hosts a fully furnished Research Commons with 24-hour access and free Wi-Fi. A bus shuttle service is available to residents. The residence is near the UP-Sports Centre gymnasium, the High-Performance Centre, the Hillcrest public swimming pool, and the Hatfield Gautrain station. There are also many shopping centres conveniently located in the vicinity of Future Africa, with an array of restaurants.

Rates for 2024 include:



The residence comprises of 194 living units, 70 self-catering, and 124 units with communal kitchen facilities. The rooms have an open space design, with a study area and an en-suite bathroom (shower only). The rooms range from bachelor units to 1- and 2-bedroom family units

Other amenities that are available in the residence include:

  • Shared communal spaces with kitchens, dining, and lounge areas.
  • A larger precinct that allows for outdoor activities.
  • Onsite laundry.
  • A backup generator during load shedding.
  • Eduroam.
  • Rental linen, cutlery, and crockery.
  • Daily shuttle available to the Hatfield campus on weekdays 

Terms and Conditions

Residents are required to sign a rental agreement that is subject to annual renewal wherein a code of conduct and house rules apply. A refundable deposit is payable, with the first month’s rental, at the conclusion of an agreement. Agreements can be terminated by appropriate notice from the tenant.

Prices in South African Rands (R) for 2024

Block C, D & E

R5 650 per month (Bachelor Units)

Block B

R6 300 per month (One bedroom units)

Block G (1)

R6 770 per month (One bedroom family units)

Block G (2)

R7 460 per month  (Two bedroom family units)

Please note: The family units are reserved for residents with children only. Rental information on these can be provided on request.

For information, bookings, and payment details email:

Applications for 2024 are now open.

Click HERE to apply