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Where can I stay?

Housing and Residence Affairs (HRA)

For enquiries regarding on-campus residences, please contact Hein Badenhorst at HRA.
E: badenh@ufs.ac.za
T: +27 51 401 2602

The South Campus does NOT deal with residence application information.

On-Campus Residence Accommodation

Limited residence accommodation is available on campus. If you want South Campus residence accommodation, you must apply before 30 September 2019. Please note that you have to send the application form directly to Hein Badenhorst at HRA (see contact details above).

Legae Residence

The first South Campus residence, called Legae residence, was built and completed in 2016. Students who register for studies on the UFS South Campus can apply for residence in Legae through the UFS Housing and Residence Affairs. Two other on-campus residences are being built to accommodate South Campus students.

Private Accommodation

If you would like private accommodation, please enquire at one of the accredited student addresses listed here: https://www.ufs.ac.za/residences/housing-and-residence-affairs/off-campus-accommodation/accredited-student-addresses.

Transport Service
  • If you make use of off-campus accommodation, you will need transport to travel to the South Campus. A daily bus service is available between the Bloemfontein Campus and the South Campus at specific times.
    • The distance between the two campuses is about 44 kilometres (return).
  • You need to complete an indemnity form to use the bus. Please ask for the indemnity form during registration at the beginning of your academic year.
  • The cost of the bus service will be communicated to all students during the South Campus welcoming session.


Access (UAP)
Lydia Moilwa
+27 51 505 1201

Applications and Registrations: Open Distance and E-learning Programmes
Lourette Wilson
+27 51 505 1378

Distance-Education Programmes
Lebohang Seseane
+27 51 505 1452

Short Learning Programmes
Charlene Afrika
+27 51 505 1474

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