Accommodation near The University of Johannesburg

UJ, as the university is known colloquially, is a public institution and one of South Africa's largest comprehensive contact universities. It boasts a student body of 48 000, which is as racially and ethnically diverse as they come. Furthermore, it has a large constituent of international students, making it a university which truly represents the country's demographics.

The University of Johannesburg, like many of the country's other tertiary institutions, emerged in 2005 as a result of South Africa's restructuring of the higher education system. It is the result of a merger between the Rand Afrikaans University, Technikon Witwatersrand and the Soweto and East Rand campuses of Vista University. Given its various parts, it's not difficult to see why the university is indeed so large.

Today the University of Johannesburg occupies 4 campuses across Johannesburg in Gauteng, 2 in Auckland Park - Bunting Road and King's Way - Doornfontein and Soweto. The King's Way campus is the largest campus by far with the greatest concentration of students as well as hosting the administration body and the governance body.

There are 9 faculties in total, including Computer Science & Software Development; Art, Design & Architecture; Economic and Financial Sciences; Education; Engineering & the Built Environment; Health Sciences; Law; Management and Science.

UJ boasts spectacular facilities which enable students to get the most out of their time at the university. Where studying is concerned there are well-equipped libraries, lecture halls, conference venues and laboratories, while there are many other facilities too which ensure a holistic experience. There are health and wellness clinics, sporting facilities and of course, the cultural aspect of student life is not forgotten either with a number of cultural, political and other organisations playing an active role.

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
 
The Hillside House
0.4 km

From R465 pps

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Somewhere between the pages of a design magazine and a family home from childhood you'll find The Hillside House. Patiently restored and imaginatively designed, this most special guest house offers th... More Info

 
Arum Place
0.6 km

From R450 pps

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Description: This splendid new guest house, destined to become the Jewel of Melville, offers a unique combination of old world charm and modern facilities. The beautifully restored spacious roo... More Info

 
The View Hotel
0.6 km

From R2000* unit

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The View Boutique Hotel is a luxury five-star hotel located in the heart of the historic leafy suburb of Auckland Park, a suburb once famed for being in the country, relative to the city. Built in th... More Info

 
33 on First
0.6 km

From R450 pps


33 on First Guesthouse is located in 1st Avenue close to Main Road in Melville. Whether you are here on vacation or on a business trip, you are going to enjoy the attention to detail of old fashione... More Info

 
22 On ayr
0.7 km

From R555* unit


22 on ayr is a comfortable, convenient self catering guesthouse in Meldene - on the edge of Melville, Johannesburg. We are within very short walking distance of shops, banks, restaurants, medical and ... More Info

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JeanJean Guesthouse and Conference Center
0.7 km

From R335 pps

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Nestled in the Melville Koppies Gauteng, Johannesburg, JeanJean makes a statement of modern - classical excellence, combined with immaculate attention to detail - a home away from home. JeanJean Guest... More Info

 
SunVilla
0.8 km

From R700* unit


Looking for a cosy two bedroom guest house, bright and cheerful with no frills! Look no further! The SunVilla is close to UJ, the SABC and of course trendy and bohemian 7th Street, Melville. Within wa... More Info

 
Grand View B&B
0.8 km

From R450 pps


Uniquely positioned on the highest point of Johannesburg, with panoramic views over the city, Grand View B&B provides an enclave of solitude and elegance in northern Johannesburg. This striking establ... More Info

 
Motel Mi Pi CHi
0.8 km

From R447 pps


A light, white, open-plan space, motel mi pi chi is the ideal little sanctum to retreat to after a day of Johannesburg frenzy. The motel is the lovechild of Nicky rofail, whose humour and poppy inv... More Info

 
Ginnegaap Guest House
0.9 km

From R495 pps


Situated in the picturesque village of Melville in Johannesburg. Highly recommended by all that visit us for our fabulous breakfast, our tastefully decorated rooms and our warm hospitality. We go out... More Info

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