Central University of Technology CUT Accommodation



Central University of Technology CUT Accommodation

Residence accommodation offers every student the opportunity to become readily involved in all activities offered by the CUT such as social activities, sporting activities, life-skills and peer tutoring programmes.  It is also an enriching experience to function in a group, doing activities that are unique to each residence.

Information on individual residences

Residences have full-time Residence Managers who manage the facilities and are supported by a Warden and Sub-wardens.

NB:         If you experience any problems with residence telephone numbers, call +27 (0)51 507 3911.



To maximize the housing system’s educational value, as well as to unite student life and learning, the residence leadership strives to:

  • Encourage first-year students to participate in the existing academic support programmes for identified risk subjects offered by the Centre of Counselling;
  • Establish smaller study groups in the residences emanating from above in co-operation with the Centre of Counselling;
  • Involve academic and support staff regularly in student programmes in residences;
  • Instil responsibility towards the community through community services.

Residences

  1. Ladies Residences
  2. Mens Residences
  3. Campus Living
  4. Application for Residence Accommodation
  5. Boarding Fees

External Accommodation

Please note: The Central University of Technology takes no responsibility for private accommodation that is external to the university. These options are listed to assist and are not accredited or endorsed by CUT.

Make sure to:

  1. Visit the site of the accommodation before committing to the property.
  2. Ask questions about safety, cost of water and lights, and any additional extras such as parking etc.

Download External Accommodation list (PDF), 04 January 2018

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On Campus Accommodation during CUT Academic Recesses

Traveling to Bloemfontein for a conference, seminar, workshop or a school/university tour group and need affordable accommodation?

Why not stay on campus, and enjoy the following advantages:

  • Centrally situated campus
  • Affordable rates
  • Accommodation for large groups
  • Enjoy well-manicured grounds and social areas of campus
  • 24hr Security
  • On campus cafeteria
  • Within easy walking distance of the Loch Logan Waterfront

When are the facilities open? During the residences closed recesses for academic term, see year programme.

Contact us

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LADIES RESIDENCES

Huis Technikon Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3175
Welgemoed Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3171
Mannheim Ladies
Mannheim is situated on the corner of King Edward road and Ella streets, within walking distance of  CUT Bloemfontein Campus.
Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3161


MEN RESIDENCES

Eendrag Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3170
Loggies
Loggies is situated on the corner of Goddard and Saltzman Streets, within walking distance of the CUT Bloemfontein Campus.
Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3247
Mannheim Men
Mannheim is situated on the corner of King Edward road and Ella streets, within walking distance of the CUT campus.
Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3594

 

CAMPUS LIVING

Foodstuff

  • Ready prepared meals are available in the Cafeteria in the Lapeng Student Centre.
  • Students are also allowed to prepare food in the residences.
  • CUT Bloemfontein Campus is located within walking distance from Loch Logan Waterfront, one of the city’s major malls.

Equipped rooms

Bed and mattress
Cupboard
Desk and chair
Wastepaper bin
Curtains
Computer points in on-campus residences (Welgemoed, Huis Technikon and Eendrag)

Available in residence

Televisions
Laundromat
Telephones
Learning and living areas

Items needed for on campus living (check list)

Bathroom supplies
Towels, toiletries.
Cleaning and washing agents
Handy Andy, soap powder for automatic washing machines, fabric softener,
Clothes-pegs, laundry bag, bucket (plastic).
Crockery 
Coffee-mug, glass
Groceries
Coffee, tea, milk powder, sugar, soft drinks.
Bedding
Duvet or bedspread, extra blanket in winter, pillow, sheets and pillowcases.
Electronic
Portable radio, alarm clock, iron, electrical extension cord, double-adapter plug, bedside lamp, and chargers for phones, tablets, etc.
Extra-curricular activities
S
tudents who belong to organisations that attend camps as part of their programme must bring sleeping bags, cutlery and crockery.

Residence matters to note:         

  • Students are responsible for the washing and ironing of their own laundry and/or linen.
  • No refrigerators and/or freezers may be kept without permission.
  • No kettles are allowed.  Boiling water is available.
  • Students are responsible for their own medication for injuries and illnesses, such as allergies, colds and flu, etc.
  • Students may be in possession of cars.  Parking is at the student’s own risk.

 

Application for residence accommodation

Apply to Residence

Only students who have been accepted academically by the CUT and who have received written confirmation of such acceptance from the CUT may apply.

Important Dates

Applications will open and close on the dates indicated below for residences.



Applications for Open for Submission Closing Date
2nd Semester 1 April 30 April
2017 1 August 31 August
First-years applying for 2017, have no closing date.

Residence Application Form (updated: 27 July 2016)

Banking details and application fees

  • A copy of the bank deposit slip / University receipt as proof of payment of the application fee must accompany the application form otherwise the application will not be processed or considered.  Please keep a certified copy of your deposit slip in a safe place.
  • The date of payment appearing on the deposit slip is presumed to be the date of signing of the application form and placements will be made strictly according to this date.
  • If no accommodation is available, students will be placed in residences in accordance with a waiting list.  It is the responsibility of the students to keep in constant contact with the Residence Administration for space by dialling +27 (0)51 507 3158 during work hours.

BOARDING FEES

The boarding fees payable by students annually or per semester covers only their accommodation for the duration of the academic quarter.

Postal Address

Private Bag X20539
Central University of Technology
Bloemfontein
9300

 

Contact us

Manager: Residence Life

Ms Tebogo Sepeng

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3149 | E-mail: ssepeng@cut.ac.za

 

 

Apply to Residence

Only students who have been accepted academically by the CUT and who have received written confirmation of such acceptance from the CUT may apply.

Important Dates

Applications will open and close on the dates indicated below for residences.

Applications for Open for Submission Closing Date
2nd Semester 1 April 30 April
2017 1 August 31 August
First-years applying for 2017, have no closing date.

Residence Application Form (updated: 27 July 2016)

Banking details and application fees

  • A copy of the bank deposit slip / University receipt as proof of payment of the application fee must accompany the application form otherwise the application will not be processed or considered.  Please keep a certified copy of your deposit slip in a safe place.
  • The date of payment appearing on the deposit slip is presumed to be the date of signing of the application form and placements will be made strictly according to this date.
  • If no accommodation is available, students will be placed in residences in accordance with a waiting list.  It is the responsibility of the students to keep in constant contact with the Residence Administration for space by dialling +27 (0)51 507 3158 during work hours.

BOARDING FEES

The boarding fees payable by students annually or per semester covers only their accommodation for the duration of the academic quarter.

Postal Address

Private Bag X20539
Central University of Technology
Bloemfontein
9300

 

Contact us

Manager: Residence Life

Ms Tebogo Sepeng

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3149 | E-mail: ssepeng@cut.ac.za

 

Private Accommodation for CUT Students

Private landlords play an important role in providing accommodation to Central University of Technology, Free State students.

Good accommodation helps good learning. We set minimum standards for our student accommodation that all good landlords will understand and meet. CUT’s Accreditation Scheme allows us to recognise good landlords in Bloemfontein and Welkom and support them by advertising their properties to our students.

To become accredited please contact us via e-mail or telephone (details below) and an assessor will visit your property to ensure that it meets the accreditation standards.

As an institution of higher education, we will always strive to provide excellence to our students in all spheres on this score accommodation is included.

Accreditation Committee

CUT’s Accreditation Scheme provides a way of giving recognition to landlords who have a responsible approach to the provision of good rental accommodation, and a means of identifying those student houses which meet the accreditation standards.

All landlords wishing to advertise properties with the CUT must be accredited/or working towards meeting the needs set by CUT’s Accreditation Committee.

The committee will inspect your property in order to ascertain whether it meets the minimum requirements.

Only accredited and registered landlords will be allowed access to students who require accommodation.

The objectives of the Accreditation Scheme are to:

  • Provide good quality private rented accommodation for CUT’s students;
  • Encourage co-operation between landlords and the University;
  • Outline clearly defined set of accommodation standards;
  • Give official recognition to those landlords whose properties achieve the agreed standards.
  • Reassure students and their parents/guardians that the rented properties provide a conducive atmosphere for studying, and that they meet the agreed standards.

Accreditation Standards

  • Management of the property standards
  • Property standards

Complete form to register as an accommodation provider with CUT

 

Contact us

Ms Mampati Sojenqa

Tel: +27(0) 51 5073665 | E-mail: msojenqa@cut.ac.za