Varsity Lodge: Safe and Affordable Accommodation for Students in Pretoria and Johannesburg

Are you struggling to find affordable yet safe student accommodation for your newly matriculated teen who is about to venture out into the world for the first time? At Varsity Lodge, we understand that safety and affordability are huge concerns for students and parents.

As specialists in the provision of accommodation for students across Gauteng, and as parents ourselves, we make it easy for both parents and students to sleep at night by providing clean, up-market, and affordable accommodation that can be found in all the best areas across Pretoria and Johannesburg. 

Providing a living environment that is beneficial to each learner’s studies, we have seven accommodation sites for students that boast modern interiors, spacious rooms, and communal spaces. Following the rules, curfews, and standards set out by university campuses, all our apartments are highly secure with 24-hour security, fingerprint access, and CCTV cameras.

Besides high-tech security, each accommodation site also provides secure parking, as well as cleaning and laundry services, Wi-Fi, and communal kitchens, dining areas, and spacious lounges with plush furniture and flat screens with satellite TV. Whether you are studying at the University of Pretoria, UNISA, or Tshwane University of Technology, we provide a home-away-from-home place to stay in a safe and friendly environment that is highly conducive to study and making life-long friendships. Here is a little info on each of our accommodation sites:

  • Martindale Varsity Lodge – close to the University of Johannesburg’s main campus, Martindale offers safe, semi-furnished bachelors, single rooms in three-bedroom units, and sharing rooms in three-bedroom units. 
  • Riviera Med Varsity Lodge – only a 650 m quick walk to the medical campus, Riviera Med offers semi-furnished studio bachelor units, loft units, and standard two-bedroom units.
  • Riviera Varsity Lodge – within walking distance from the medical campus, Riviera offers 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom units.
  • Scarlet Ribbon Varsity Lodge – only a 300 m walk to the University of Johannesburg’s main campus, Scarlet Ribbon is an eight-storey building, with each floor consisting of 18-23 furnished rooms. 
  • Tshwane Varsity Lodge – only a short walk to the Tshwane University of Technology’s main campus, Tshwane provides 52 new, semi-furnished units, which can accommodate 286 scholars.
  • Tshwane Phase II Varsity Lodge – brand new and within walking distance to the Tshwane University of Technology’s main campus, Tshwane Phase II offers 62 semi-furnished units, which can accommodate 248 scholars.
  • TUT Varsity Lodge – walking distance from the Tshwane University of Technology, TUT provides 219 four-bedroom units, which can accommodate 800 scholars. A shuttle service is also available for scholars at this site.

Ready to Apply?

If you are interested in learning more about how we can provide you or your child with safe, comfortable, and affordable student accommodation in Pretoria and Johannesburg, call us today. Space is limited, so avoid disappointment, apply early, and secure your room.