Applications for 2021 will be opening soon. Click here to indicate your interest.

While this year continues to have its challenges, we are looking forward to welcome students to Stellenbosch in 2021. If you are interested in premium accommodation in Stellenbosch for 2021, it makes sense to indicate your interest as early as possible. Applications are not open as yet, but you can indicate your interest by clicking here and completing the enquiry form. We’ll get back to you once applications open.

Academia is a unique residence. As the only affiliated private residence it offers the best of two worlds: the same academic, sporting and cultural ties as any other Stellenbosch University residence but with the freedom and opportunities offered by a standalone establishment.

  • Dedicated study centre
  • High-speed connectivity to the US intranet
  • Fully-equipped outdoor gym
  • Laundromat and cleaning services
  • On-site deli
  • Meal plans are available at the nearby Goldfields residence

  • 24/7 guarded security access
  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Strict visitor policy
  • 10-minute walk to the Neelsie Student Centre
  • Contact security on 021 887 1953
  • Biometric access control system in place

  • On-site administration office
  • On-site maintenance
  • Open door policy
  • Involved student leadership structures

First Year Booklet 2020

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Single Units

Academia provides a number of accommodation types to suit a person’s needs and pocket. Browse through the options to find something that suits you.

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Double Unit

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms (with shower and bath)
  • Open-plan living/kitchen area


Option 1

  • 1 bedroom
  • 1 en-suite bathroom (with shower)
  • Kitchen Shared by 8 students
  • Living area Shared by 8 students
Option 2

  • 2 bedroom
  • 2 en-suite bathroom (with shower)
  • 1 Kitchen
  • Living area Shared by 8 students

Find Us


    Corner Banghoek and Bosman Roads Stellenbosch


    Tel: +27 (0) 21 887 1260, Fax: +27 (0) 21 887 1261


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