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.
 
Arum Place
0.6 km

From R870* Unit

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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

 
Melville Gap Guest House
0.6 km

From R439 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

 
SunVilla
0.8 km

From R350* 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 R650 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

 
Hadeda Hall Guest house
0.8 km

From R890* Unit


Our 3 stylish and recently renovated rooms provide a comfortable nights sleep in quiet surroundings. We are located close to the University of Johannesburg, WITS, Melville Nightlife, Rosebank Gautrain... More Info

 
Motel Mi Pi CHi
0.8 km

From R568 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

 
Melvilla Guesthouse
0.8 km

From R1800* Unit

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Established in 2007, Melvilla offers luxury boutique accommodation. Melvilla is located in Melville. We have 10 en suite bedrooms decorated in 5 different themes, and a large conservatory area f... More Info

 
Zietsies Guest House
1 km

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Zietsies is situated on the highest koppie in Johannesburg - some people say second highest, but we believe otherwise - with a 180 view to the north, east and west. We also believe that our Guest Hou... More Info

 
Auckland Park Manor
1 km

From R300 PPS


Auckland Park Manor is a cosy and quaint b and b. Located near SABC, UJ, WITS, ABSA call centre, Times Media, AFDA, Academy of Sound Engineering, Bernina, Netcare, Garden city hospital, Milpark hosp... More Info

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