The Post-Graduate Student Village (PGSV) is a haven for graduates. It is a senior residence which houses only Masters and Doctoral students.

We pride ourselves in our responsiveness to diversity. It is what makes us unique. Our students are from all corners of the world. At PGSV, networking platforms are created and promoted. Lifelong friendships are made and new perspectives are learned. Vigorous participation in all campus and residence activities is encouraged. These include the glamorous and vibrant opening function, campus life festival, social gatherings, sports activities, village socials, house meetings, intellectual conversations, debates, and the stylish and elegant closing function.

Emergency Contacts

All Emergency Services: 041-504 2009
Ambulance: 072 138 1280

Protection Services

North Campus: 041-504 3483/3636
South & Bird Campus: 041-504 2482/2342

Campus Health Services

South Campus - 041 504 2174
North Campus - 041 504 1149
2nd Avenue Campus - 041 504 3762


To create and foster a friendly, homely, peaceful environment enabling academic, personal and social growth and success.


Our driving ethos is deeply rooted in mutual respect, love, and excellence. We empower individuals who will relentlessly pursue the science of deepening, widening and lifting barriers to research and new knowledge development.


We uphold the university values.



PGSV has six “villages”. Each village houses twenty villagers. There are single, double, and triple sharing flats. For the sharing flats, each person has their own bedroom. The flatmates will share the kitchen, bathroom, and lounge. Each village has a village “chilling spot”, communal lounge with DSTV and laundry rooms with washing machines and dryers. Each flat has a four-plate stove, fridge and couches. We offer an outside shade parking and a limited open parking inside the village.

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Cleaning: all the common/shared areas are cleaned every weekday. The cleaning service excludes room cleaning and dishes etc.

Security: there is 24/7 controlled access. Visitors are allowed as per the house rules.


PGSV residence has at least two events every year. For images of past events, please visit our gallery page.

Our gallery contains: 2015 closing function, 2016 opening function, 2016 cultural night, 2017 opening function, 2017 social gatherings, 2017 closing function, and US HAVING FUN (mixed residents’ collection).


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Contact Us
Ms Vuyo Nomgqokwana
Residence Admission and Placement Manager
Tel: 041 504 3690