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42 Richmond Avenue
Auckland Park

WITS NSFAS Accredited Accommodation

this is where I belong

The stylish student life just got better in 2020

Only The Richmond provides quality signature student accommodation with a unique hospitality approach to service. Safe, secure and stylish it also offers the convenience of having UJ, WITS, great shops and awesome student hangout spots right around the corner.

Great quality, fully furnished single and two sharing rooms give you the privacy you need to study and relax, while comfortable communal areas give you a cool social space to share ideas and experiences with other students. Add to that laundry, Wi-Fi, DSTV, and direct access to the landlord, and you have a great place to live, study, grow, connect and belong.

Experience all our signature standard features and a whole lot more in 2020 with unmatched upgrades and new features. Free bus to WITS, outdoor gym areas, an in-house canteen, street security, and upgraded recreational areas are just some of the new and improved features you can look forward to in 2020.

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In 2020 you can look forward to new and improved signature features and benefits like:






Roof Chill






Study &
PC Halls




Outdoor Sport
& Activities


Power & Water

signature location

The convenient student life

  • 100m from UJ Kingsway Campus
  • Conveniently located on Richmond Avenue
  • 1,2km from the Bunting Road Campus
  • 3,7km from WITS
  • Across the road from Campus Square, a great place to shop and eat.
  • And now The Richmond offers a FREE bus to WITS
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self contained student accommodation
the richmond life

Signature features:

  • Fully furnished rooms
  • 4 students sharing a fully functional kitchen and bathroom
  • Common lounges with TV, DSTV and couches
  • Games room with TV, foosball table and pool table
  • Interactive study area for individual and group studying
  • Biometric access, CCTV & 24/7 security
  • Cleaning service once a week, in-house maintenance and building manager
  • Wi-Fi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free bus ride to WITS
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Find your room

The Richmond offers 98 units that each accommodate 4 students. Each bedroom is a fully furnished:

  • Single bed plus mattress
  • Double storage built-in cupboard
  • Desk and chair
  • Bookshelves
  • Bin

Each four-sharing unit is full furnished:

  • Fully functional kitchen equipped with lockers
  • Four plate hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Counter and chairs
  • Ablutions – shower, toilet and basin

At The Richmond you’ll always have the perfect balance of privacy and communal living.

2020 Rental Rates

Room Type Rental (*Per Month)
Single rooms R 5,050
2 sharing rooms R 4,300/Student
Open parking R 400/Bay per month


  • Excludes electricity (pre-paid)
  • Includes water
  • Wi-Fi optional @ R1,380 per annum or R805 per semester for 60gigs per month
  • Admin fee of R1,200 upfront to secure booking (Non-refundable) • 1 month’s refundable deposit required
  • Rental period to 31 December 2020
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wht the richmond is right for your kid

Why The Richmond is right for your kid
The Richmond offers signature student accommodation that supports privacy within a vibrant student community

  • It’s just 100m from the UJ Kingsway Campus entrance, so there’s no need to travel
  • It’s a safe and secure environment with 24/7 security and access control
  • Street security to campus
  • Free bus ride to WITS
  • Your child can enjoy signature offerings like air-conditioning, DSTV, games and study rooms, safe and secure parking, and a laundry facility
  • It’s right across the road from Campus Square for convenient shopping and restaurants
  • Incredibly close to the Rea-Vaya bus system
  • Wi-Fi
  • There is an emergency generator and back-up water
  • There’s an on-site building manager to take care of any emergencies
  • It’s a great, supportive atmosphere for your child to thrive at their studies
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For more information, contact us on 087 365 3166 or complete the contact form below.