Wits West Campus Map



Wits West Campus Map, This popular cluster comprises three modern residences situated between the academic buildings and the sports fields on the West Campus and houses more senior students. From here, the AMIC deck provides quick and safe access to the East Campus.



Mixed gender, senior undergraduates and postgraduates



  • Housing: 370 students
  • Meals: Catering and self-catering options
  • Amenities: TV rooms, laundry facilities, tuck shop, computer centre, group study and tutorial rooms, and a pool table.
  • Barnato Hall houses students from 2nd year undergraduates to postgraduate level, and is in close proximity to the Faculties of Law, Engineering and Commerce.
  • All students have single rooms.  
  • Self-catering students live in self-contained sections of the residence each with its own kitchenette and dining area.
  • Easy access to a modern squash centre, gymnasium and sports fields.
  • Wits bus service to all nearby campuses, and weekend buses to Rosebank shopping mall

Mixed gender, catering, senior undergraduates and postgraduates

  • Housing: 217 students
  • Meals: Catering provided
  • Amenities: Large courtyards that can be used for entertainment and relaxation areas, TV rooms, a large main lounge, a reading room where newspapers are delivered daily, a committee room, computer center, a tuck shop, a table tennis room, and laundry facilities.
  • Each student has his/her own study/bedroom with beautiful furnishings and study facilities. 
  • Easily accessible rooms for disabled students are located on the ground floor with specially designed bathrooms permitting wheelchair access. 
  • Squash courts, tennis courts, a gymnasium and soccer fields are close at hand.
  • Wits bus service to all nearby campuses, and weekend buses to Rosebank shopping mall

Mixed gender, senior postgraduates (i.e. Masters and Doctoral students only)



  • Housing: 189 students
  • Meals: Self-catering
  • Amenities: Communal laundry facilities, a TV lounge and a computer mini-lab are located in the community centre below the village. 
  • West Campus Village is situated near the Convocation Dining Hall on the West Campus, and overlooks a beautiful pond. 
  • Ground floor access for persons with disabilities has been provided. 
  • All students have single rooms that contain a kitchenette, ablution facilities and a sleeping/study area. The rooms are fully furnished. 
  • Sporting facilities such as soccer fields, squash courts and a multi-use gym are within walking distance.
  • Wits bus service to all nearby campuses, and weekend buses to Rosebank shopping mall

Mixed Gender, Self Catering Residence

Yale Village is situated at 65 Empire Road in Parktown West



  • Housing: 330 students
  • Meals: Self-catering
  • Amenities include, three TV lounges with access to DSTV,  a fully-fledged gymnasium, computer laboratory, laundry facilities, recreation room, mini soccer field and an outdoor field for both netball and basketball and wifi in all common areas
  • It is located in secure surroundings and is approximately 400 meters from the Yale Road North entrance to the University

Apartment Types:

  • Studio (Bachelor) – Self contained, furnished compact apartment with bathroom, kitchenette, cooker and fridge
  • Two-bedroom – Self-contained, with shared bathroom, communal kitchenette, cooker, fridge, and dining area
  • Three-bedroom – Self contained with communal bathroom, communal kitchenette with dining area. Fridge supplied for sharing
  • Four-bedroom apartment- Self contained with two shared bathrooms, kitchenette with dining area. Fridge supplied for sharing
  • Five-bedroom apartment- Self contained with two shared bathrooms, kitchenette with dining area. Fridge supplied for sharing
  • Six-bedroom apartment- Self contained with two shared bathrooms, kitchenette with dining area. Fridge supplied for sharing

Contact Details

Accommodation Officer – Yale Village

Mrs Elsie Mooke
Tel: 27(0) 11 717 9259
E-mail: elsie.mooke@wits.ac.za

Residence Cluster Manager – West Campus Cluster

Claude Vergie
Tel: 27(0) 11 717 9644
Fax to Email: 0865533437

Contact details 

Residence Accommodation Officer – West Campus Village
Mrs. Busi Kekana
Email: busisiwe.kekana@wits.ac.za
Tel: +27(11) 717 9642

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Contact details

Residence Accommodation Officer – David Webster Hall of Residence 
Mrs. Busi Kekana
Email: busisiwe.kekana@wits.ac.za
Tel: +27(11) 717 9642

Contact details

Residence Accommodation Officer – Barnato Hall of Residence 
Mrs. Thembisa Mcitwa
Email: thembisa.mcitwa@wits.ac.za
Tel: +27(0)11 717 9631

Physical Address:

65 Empire Rd, Parktown, Johannesburg

GPS Co-ordinates
26° 11′ 4.182″ S

28° 1′ 34.694″ E

Residence Cluster Manager – West Campus Cluster
Mr. Claude Vergie
Email: claude.vergie@wits.ac.za
Tel: +27(0)11 717 9644

Visitors/ Staff Accommodation – Central Accommodation Office
Mrs Matshidiso Mokokwe
Email:matshidiso.mokokwe@wits.ac.za

Tel:+27(0)11 717 9172 / 9173 /9174

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