Frequently Asked Questions
Should you let from us privately, leases range between 10 and 12 months in length. All students are required to pay a breakage deposit which is fully refundable should there be no breakages and your rental is up to date. In some cases, NSFAS funded students do not have to pay the deposit, this is university specific.
You can apply with us in advance of the academic year. Remember to book early because if you leave it later than early February you may miss out.
Your rent includes everything except for meals. Electricity, water, use of the gym, computer facilities Wi-Fi access is all included in your rent.
Each room is equipped with the following: bed, study desk, chair, cupboard. Each apartment is also equipped with a stove, microwave, and a fridge. However, student do need to bring cutlery and crockery, bed linen and towels.
Yes, you are allowed to bring your car and parking is free.
Urban Circle has a bus that goes to all major campuses and is free to all Urban Circle students.
We only require you to vacate your bedroom in two cases: on expiry of the lease, or if it is a policy of the university that you leave the residence during the holidays period. Should you wish to leave your belongings with us over December break you would have to follow the standard pre-booking process with the residence management staff.
Room inspections are done once in a month. No nails, posters, papers may be affixed on the wall.
Building managers numbers are at the back of the main door of each apartment. We also have armed response back up in case of any break ins or intruders entering our buildings.
Should you wish to vacate your room, you are requested to submit a notice to your building manager a month prior to your intent to vacate
We have cleaners who clean all common areas in the building daily.
Yes we do, a monthly top-up will be required from the student equivalent to the difference of the funded amount by NSFAS/BURSARY.
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