Accommodation near The University of the Western Cape

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) is one of the 4 most prominent tertiary education institutions in the Western Cape. It is located in Bellville, in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town.

The university has a history deeply entrenched with the Apartheid system. It was established in 1959 as the University College of the Western Cape - a constituent college of the University of South Africa. Only so-called 'coloureds' were permitted entry into the institution and while 'black' people were banned outright from any tertiary education, the education offered at the college was certainly substandard, only preparing graduates for low to mid-level jobs in schools, civil service and other areas which strictly served only 'coloureds'.

The university played an active role in the fight against Apartheid, an ugly period in South African history which still (indirectly) drives the university's key emphasis on access, equity and quality, where education is concerned.

The university boasts 8 faculties: arts, community & health sciences, dentistry, economic & management sciences, education, law and natural sciences. Each faculty has numerous departments and offers a range of valuable and interesting degree options.

UWC has a highly skilled staff with 50 percent of them holding a doctorate. Furthermore, UWC prides itself as a research institution too. Most departments have graduate programmes and at any given time, 20 percent of the university's student body consists of postgraduate students completing research.

The university strives to offer a stimulating and supportive environment for all its students and to this end there are many resources available to students.

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Kappertjie
2.7 km

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Comfortable, Freestanding Fully furnished, cozy and self-catering, centrally situated off the R300. Only 15 minutes from the airport, 25 minutes from the CBD and on the doorstep to the Winelands. ... More Info

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Sun Bell Lodge
3.6 km

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At SUN BELL LODGE, you can be sure to get the best resting place in Cape Town. We pride ourselves in having the best location for Relaxation, Detoxification and we ensure that our guests are De-stress... More Info

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One One Guest House
3.9 km

From R670* unit

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The tranquil area of Kuils River that lies at the foot of the gentle slopes of the Bottelary Mountains is just being "discovered" by visitors to Cape Town who want to escape the confines of a city for... More Info

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Balmoral Lodge
4 km

From R460 pps


It gives me great pleasure to introduce our business, Balmoral Lodge to you. Balmoral Lodge was opened 6 years ago - it was our first step in the Guest House Industry and what a wonderful industry! ... More Info

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Eagles Nest
4 km

From R650* unit


Enjoy a relaxing stay in our private, cosy and affordable rooms. Our aim is to provide you with an experience to enjoy away from home, whilst on business, our taking a breather. Your host will prov... More Info

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 Broadway Guest House
4.1 km

From R700* unit


The Broadway Guest House certainly lives up to expectations, with its quiet and relaxed atmosphere in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. We stand out as one of few Guest Houses that have ten rooms ... More Info

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The Boston Guest House
4.2 km

From R595* unit


When this Art Deco inspired dame was built in the early 1940's, the owner, a well known Bellville business man, envisaged a home that could comfortably entertain his clients and friends. It so happene... More Info

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Excellent Guest House
4.3 km

From R470 pps


Excellent Guesthouse offers luxury,comfort, quality,style and warmth at affordable prices. 36 double rooms with en-suites is tastefully furnished and equipped with hot and cold air conditioners, TV... More Info

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The New National - Lodge & Conference
4.3 km

From R1250* unit


The New National is situated in the industrious Parow East suburb, of Bellville. A convenient 10min drive from Cape Town International Airport and within easy access of Cape Town business and enterta... More Info

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35 on Washington
4.4 km

From R440 pps


Owner and Host Bozena Gryn would be delighted to welcome you to her beautiful garden Guest House conveniently and centrally situated in the quiet, leafy and safe suburb of Boston, Bellville, in Cape T... More Info

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Kuils River Reviews

Kuils River
Loved the wine farms around Kuils River and enjoyed the Cattle Baron at Saxonburg...brilliant steaks. Friendly people in Kuils!
- Brenda Weyer

Kuils River
Very beautiful
- Jacob Koahela

Kuils River
Kuils River is a nice place to stay. It is small, but busy. It has most of the things one would look for i.e shopping malls, banks etc.and transport can be easily accessed. It is a good place to visit and experience.
- Mukonde M malwa

Kuils River
Quiet area with hidden gems :)
- DESIRE ROODT

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Stellenbosch is a typical wine region town. We enjoyed superb dining experiences and met amazing people. All staff in the various restaurants were amazing in terms of service, friendliness and professionalism.
- Vincent Laubscher