Wits Residence



Wits Residence, At Wits, our residences are LIVING and LEARNING centres. We offer a wide variety of residence accommodation, ranging from single-gender residences, catering residence, to mixed-gender residences.



Campus Housing and Residence Life, is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the University’s residence programme, including accommodation and meals, and the provision of recreational facilities and programmes for the improved academic performance and the holistic development of students within a residential environment.



Whether you are new to university life or in your final years of study, we have a community for you.

Browse our range of residence accommodation, available:
NB:  Applications are done online and not directly with the residences listed below, for new students to the university.



  1. Braamfontein
  2. East Campus
  3. Highfield
  4. Parktown
  5. West Campus
  6. Wits Junction

Residence accommodation is available for Postdococtoral Fellows –  more information.



Contact us here for more information.

New 1st Year Residence Students

All first time first year students making use of the Wits Residences are required to register with the Residence Office on Saturday 26 January between 09h00 and 15h00.



Residence registration will take place at Flower Hall (the same venue as registration as a student). Students will be escorted directly from Flower Hall to their residence on the day. You must already have enrolled at the University as a student in order to register with residence. For any queries please contact the Central Accommodation Office.