West Campus Cluster

This popular cluster comprises three modern residences situated beteen the academic buildings and the sports fields on the West Campus and houses more senior students. From here, the AMIC deck provides quick and safe access to the East Campus.


Mixed gender, both catering and self-catering, senior undergraduates and postgraduates
Situated in park-like surroundings, Barnato Hall provides both catering and self-catering accommodation for 370 students from 2nd year undergraduates to postgraduate level. All students have single rooms. Self-catering students live in self-contained sections of the residence each with its own kitchenette and dining area. The residence is in close proximity to the Faculties of Law, Engineering and Commerce and is a short walk from the East Campus. There is easy access to a modern squash centre, gymnasium and sports fields. TV rooms, a laundry, tuck shop, computer centre, group study and tutorial rooms, and a pool table are all available to students, creating a relaxed and comfortable environment conducive not only to academic study but also to recreation.

Contact details: (011) 717 9631

Mixed gender, catering, senior undergraduates and postgraduates

This residence is adjacent to Barnato Hall and was completed in 1992.

Each student has his/her own study/bedroom with beautiful furnishings and study facilities. Easily accessible rooms for disabled students are located on the ground floor with specially designed bathrooms permitting wheelchair access. Central to both major wings of the residence are large courtyards with lawns and shrubs, providing pleasant entertainment and relaxation areas. Within the residence there are TV rooms, a large main lounge, a reading room where newspapers are delivered daily, a committee room, computer center, a tuck shop and a table tennis room. A well-equipped laundry is provided for the residents. Amenities such as squash courts, tennis courts, a gymnasium and soccer fields are close at hand.

Contact details: Tel: (011) 717 9642

Mixed gender, self-catering, senior postgraduates (Ie. Masters and Doctoral students only)

This self-catering residence, accommodating 189 senior students, is situated near the Convocation Dining Hall on the West Campus, and overlooks a beautiful lake. The residence forms a complete and cohesive village with the individual residential units creatively linked by gardens and pathways. Ground floor access for persons with disabilities has been provided.
The complex consists of eight buildings housing approximately 24 students each. All students have single rooms that contain a kitchenette, ablution facilities and a sleeping/study area. The rooms are fully furnished. Communal laundry facilities, a TV lounge and a computer mini-lab are located in the community centre below the village.

Sporting facilities such as soccer fields, squash courts and a multi-use gym are within walking distance.

Contact details:Tel: (011) 717 9644

For more information regarding these residences, please contact the Assistant Registrar for the West Campus cluster, Mr Claude Vergie: Tel: (011) 717-9644