Residences have full-time Residence Managers who manage the facilities and are supported by a Warden and Sub-wardens.

NB: If you experience any problems with residence telephone numbers, call +27 (0)51 507 3911.

To maximize the housing system’s educational value, as well as to unite student life and learning, the residence leadership strives to:

  • Encourage first-year students to participate in the existing academic support programmes for identified risk subjects offered by the Centre of Counselling;
  • Establish smaller study groups in the residences emanating from above in co-operation with the Centre of Counselling;
  • Involve academic and support staff regularly in student programmes in residences;
  • Instil responsibility towards the community through community services.


Huis Technikon

Situated on campus

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3175


Situated on campus

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3171

Mannheim Ladies

Mannheim is situated on the corner of King Edward road and Ella streets, within walking distance of CUT Bloemfontein Campus.

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3161

Graduandi House 
The residence is situated on campus, and accommodates male and female postgraduate students.

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 4175



Situated on campus

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3170


Loggies is situated on the corner of Goddard and Saltzman Streets, within walking distance of the CUT Bloemfontein Campus.

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3247

Mannheim Men

Mannheim is situated on the corner of King Edward road and Ella streets, within walking distance of the CUT campus.

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 3594

Gymnos residence accommodates sport students and is situated in Park Road, within walking distance from the CUT campus in Bloemfontein.

Tel: +27 (0)51 507 4182



  • Ready prepared meals are available in the Cafeteria in the Lapeng Student Centre.
  • Students are also allowed to prepare food in the residences.
  • CUT Bloemfontein Campus is located within walking distance from Loch Logan Waterfront, one of the city’s major malls.

Equipped rooms

Bed and mattress
Desk and chair
Wastepaper bin
Wifi available in all residences

Available in residence

Learning and living areas

Items needed for on campus living (check list)

Bathroom supplies

Towels, toiletries.

Cleaning and washing agents

Handy Andy, soap powder for automatic washing machines, fabric softener, Clothes-pegs, laundry bag, bucket (plastic).


Coffee-mug, glass


Coffee, tea, milk powder, sugar, soft drinks.


Duvet or bedspread, extra blanket in winter, pillow, sheets and pillowcases.


Portable radio, alarm clock, iron, electrical extension cord, double-adapter plug, bedside lamp, and chargers for phones, tablets, etc.

Extra-curricular activities

Students who belong to organisations that attend camps as part of their programme must bring sleeping bags, cutlery and crockery.

Residence matters to note:

  • Students are responsible for the washing and ironing of their own laundry and/or linen.
  • No refrigerators and/or freezers may be kept without permission.
  • No kettles are allowed. Boiling water is available.
  • Students are responsible for their own medication for injuries and illnesses, such as allergies, colds and flu, etc.
  • Students may be in possession of cars. Parking is at the student’s own risk.

Current residence students should apply online from 01 – 31 August 2024 at 16:30, or forfeit their residence preference. Students already in the residence may then be wait-listed because of the reserved spaces for new first-year students for 2025.

Applicants are placed strictly according to their application date.

Students will be placed based on availability as our residences have limited space.

Boarding Fees

The boarding fees payable by students annually or per semester covers only their accommodation for the duration of the academic quarter.

Important Dates

Applications will open and close on the dates indicated below for residences. New applicants for 2025 will only be able to apply for CUT residence accommodation from 1 – 31 August 2024 due to limited space.  Only fully admitted students will be placed.

Applications forOpen for SubmissionClosing Date
2nd semester 2024

Applications will not be open online or manually.

2025Thursday, 01 August 2024Saturday, 31 August 2024

How to apply and register?

Applications to residences at CUT are only online. No manual forms will be accepted.

2025 Residence Online Application step-by-step guide (PDF)

You apply as part of your application to CUT.

Please note: The Central University of Technology takes no responsibility for private accommodation that is external to the university. These options are listed to assist and are not accredited or endorsed by CUT.

Make sure to:

  1. Visit the site of the accommodation before committing to the property.
  2. Ask questions about safety, cost of water and lights, and any additional extras such as parking etc.

List of Private accommodation (PDF), 27/01/2023

Traveling to Bloemfontein for a conference, seminar, workshop or a school/university tour group and need affordable accommodation?

Why not stay on campus, and enjoy the following advantages:

  • Centrally situated campus
  • Affordable rates
  • Accommodation for large groups
  • Enjoy well-manicured grounds and social areas of campus
  • 24hr Security
  • On campus cafeteria
  • Within easy walking distance of the Loch Logan Waterfront

When are the facilities open? During the residences closed recesses for academic term, see year programme.

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