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Off-Campus Accommodation

Deposits

Students will be charged a refundable breakage deposit which will be kept safely by Nelson Mandela University and is refundable upon the student vacating the premises less the breakages/damages/loss of inventory, if applicable, claimed by the accommodation service provider. The deposit is payable upon acceptance of the offered accommodation (once you receive a placement letter) and must be paid into the following bank account:

Nelson Mandela University Standard Bank: Rink Street, Port Elizabeth
Account No.: 080 263 011
Branch Code: 050 417
Reference Number: 5752 7750 + student number

Rentals

A grading system to evaluate each property is in place to set the standards for the rental rates. All accredited off campus housing is self-catering, fully furnished units.

  • Grade A

ONE BEDROOM UNIT (Bachelor): R 21 500 per sememster
EN-SUITE SINGLE ROOM: R 19 600 per semester
SINGLE ROOM (STANDARD): R 18 500 per semester
SMALL SINGLE ROOM (<9m): R14 800 per semester

Services:

Pre-paid Electricity @ R200 per student per month
3 Cleaning services of communal areas per week & mid-term deep clean
DSTV (Premium package)
Internet (minimum of 3 GB per student per month)

 

  • Grade B

ONE BEDROOM UNIT (Bachelor): R 20 300 per semester
EN-SUITE SINGLE ROOM: R 18 500 per semester
STANDARD SINGLE ROOM: R 17 350 per semester
SMALL SINGLE (<9m2): R14 200 per semester

EN-SUITE SHARING ROOM: R 14 000 per student per semester
STANDARD SHARING ROOM: R 12 300 per student per semester

Services offered:

Pre-paid Electricity @ R150 per student
2 Cleaning services of communal areas per week& mid-term deep clean
DSTV Compact 
Internet (minimum of 2 GB per student)

 

  • Grade C

ONE BEDROOM UNIT (Bachelor): R 17 300 per semester
EN-SUITE SINGLE ROOM: R 16 500 per semester
STANDARD SINGLE ROOM: R 15 400 per semester
SINGLE ROOM (<9m2):  R 13 650 per semester
EN-SUITE SHARING ROOM: R 12 900 per student per semester
STANDARD SHARING ROOM: R 12 200 per student per semester

Services offered:
Pre-paid Electricity @ R100 per student per month
1 Cleaning services of communal areas per week & mid-term deep clean
DSTV (Family package)
Internet (minimum of 1 GB per student per month)

Sponsorships

NSFAS and Sponsored students are advised of the following:

  • Copy of sponsorship letter must accompany all application forms.
  • Proof of payment of the refundable deposit of R 2000 (applicable to bursary and cash paying students) and R 500  (NSFAS students only) must be settled before the 05 January 2018.
  • Students must choose accredited off campus accommodation within the budget range of NSFAS or/and the Sponsor.
  • NSFAS rentals cannot exceed R 12 900 per semester.
  • Students without sponsorship/loan letter will be considered as cash paying students.