University students throughout South Africa have been facing an uphill battle over the lack of quality accommodation. Theyhave worked hard to get where they are, with most taking personal loans just to cover their fees, never mind their living expenses.
But over the years, it’s become clear that many students have little choice but to sign leases in dangerous areas far from campus. Others often find themselves swindled into paying enormous deposits and rentals that leave them hungry and with little data for the rest of the month. How can students honestly give their best when living under such stressful conditions?
If you’re on the hunt for the right accommodation for yourself or your young one, you must keep these two useful tips in mind. If the residence can meet these two criteria, not only will you be getting the best value for your money, but you might even save money.
The Right Living Space is Just as Important as Earning the Right Degree
As one of the leading specialists in the provision of accommodation for students across Gauteng, we believe that finding a safe and affordable place where one can sleep peacefully, eat healthily, and study without worry, can be just as important as earning a degree. At Varsity Lodge, we own and manage several student accommodation properties throughout Pretoria and Johannesburg. Safe, affordable and convenient, our student apartment blocks are within walking distance from campus. Each building has 24-hour security, fingerprint access, CCTV cameras, furnished rooms, communal areas, Wi-Fi, and laundry facilities.