UNIVERSITY OF THE WITWATERSRAND, JOHANNESBURG

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.

BARNATO HALL OF RESIDENCE

BarnatoMixed gender, senior undergraduates and postgraduates

Housing: 370 students
Meals: Catering and self-catering options
Amenities: TV rooms, a laundry, tuck shop, computer centre, group study and tutorial rooms, and a pool table.

Situated in park-like surroundings, Barnato Hall houses students from 2nd year undergraduates to postgraduate level, and is in close proximity to the Faculties of Law, Engineering and Commerce.
All students have single rooms.  Self-catering students live in self-contained sections of the residence each with its own kitchenette and dining area.
There is easy access to a modern squash centre, gymnasium and sports fields, creating a relaxed and comfortable environment conducive not only to academic study but also to recreation.


Contact details: (011) 717 9631

 

DAVID WEBSTER HALL OF RESIDENCE

DavidMixed gender, catering, senior undergraduates and postgraduates

Meals: Catering provided
Amenities: Large courtyards that can be used for entertainment and relaxation areas, TV rooms, a large main lounge, a reading room where newspapers are delivered daily, a committee room, computer center, a tuck shop, a table tennis room, and a laundry.

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. 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

 

WEST CAMPUS VILLAGE 

WestMixed gender, senior postgraduates (Ie. Masters and Doctoral students only)

Housing: 189 students
Meals: Self-catering
Amenities: Communal laundry facilities, a TV lounge and a computer mini-lab are located in the community centre below the village. 

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


Contact details:Tel: (011) 717 9644

 

CONTACT

For more information regarding these residences, please contact the Assistant Registrar for the West Campus cluster, Mr Claude Vergie: Tel: (011) 717-9644
Email: claude.vergie@wits.ac.za