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Conference accommodation

Wits University is able to offer truly affordable conference accommodation near the centre of Johannesburg.

Wits Campus Housing

The Wits residences are available for group bookings during the University vacations in June/July, December and January.

Situated conveniently on the main University campus in Braamfontein and in Parktown, the accommodation itself is basic but comfortable and affordable. Meals can be arranged to suit all tastes and needs. Function rooms, conference venues and many other facilities, accommodating groups of up to 1000 people, are also available for hire.

(*Prices are subject to change and can be verified when enquiries are made.)

We offer

  • Single and double rooms
  • Communal bathrooms
  • TV lounges with DSTV
  • Limited reception services

Amenities available for conferences

  • Free laundry facilities in each residence
  • Limited computer facilities
  • Vending machines in most residences
  • Syndicate and discussion rooms in some of the residences
  • Sporting facilities - playing fields, swimming pools, tennis and squash courts, etc.
  • Coffee shops and canteens at various points on all campuses
  • Restaurants: The Wits Club
  • A stationery store, a various fast food in "The Matrix" student arcade
  • Banking facilities
  • Campus Health and Wellness Centre - for medical emergencies
  • Post Office

For more information contact:

Enquiries / Bookings: Central Accommodation Office, 011-717-9171/2 or