Applications for 2022 open in the first week of June 2021. Please complete the contact form in order to be placed on our 2022 mailing list.

While this year continues to have its challenges, we are looking forward to welcome students to Stellenbosch in 2021. 

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

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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.

Browse Accommodation

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


Contact Form

    We have 2 units available now for 2021

    Contact Audrey Hine or Elana Cronje for more information