Overview of Residences

  • At this thriving student community near the UJ Doornfontein Campus, you’ll feel the vibe from the minute you walk in, and as a resident, you’ll have every opportunity to excel with dedicated study facilities, high-speed internet and a year-long social calendar.

  • Residence specific opener: this home away from home houses 18 male students each year. an is a quiet and popular residence for students looking to staying a more intimate environment, on the doorstep of the campus.

  • At this thriving student community near the UJ Doornfontein Campus, you’ll feel the vibe from the minute you walk in, and as a resident, you’ll have every opportunity to excel with dedicated study facilities, high-speed internet and a year-long social calendar.

The Yards

We're The Yards, nice to meet you

"A thriving student community, with 4 residences situated close to the Auckland Park and Doornfontein campuses of the University of Joburg.“

Welcome to The Yards. A thriving student community, with 4 residences situated close to the Auckland Park and Doornfontein campuses of the University of Joburg. Affordable and comfy living is what we’re about, with 300 fully furnished rooms, free transport to and from campus, great security and a real family vibe amongst the students.

The Yards is not just a res, or a room, it’s a spot for to rest after long hours of studying or chill  after a night out. And, most importantly, a place to make your university experience fun, friendly & the best years of your student life. So, if you’re looking for a place of learning and fun. A place to grow and express yourself, then The Yards is the place to BE.

Our residences include:

  • Clean, modern & urban student accommodation
  • 24-hour Security, CCTV & Fingerprint Access Control
  • Conveniently close to all inner city campuses
  • FREE transport to & from campus
  • 5GB FREE Fibre Wifi

The Yards - Dunvista

A modern and convenient residence situated near to the UJ Doornfontein Campus and Central Johannesburg College.

The Yards
Wynton Joy

A modern and convenient residence situated near to the UJ Doornfontein Campus and Central Johannesburg College