Contact us today for more information about student accommodation at UJ DFC!

If you’re looking for a place to stay in Johannesburg (South Africa) while studying, look to the DSA Digz, close to the University of Johannesburg’s DFC campus. We’ve got all your needs covered, from comfortable and affordable rooms to excellent off-campus facilities. And if you need any help or have any questions, our team is more than happy to assist.



Student room rates and packages

Be amongst the first to live in this premium student Digz.


Are you ready to reap the benefits of communal living? From sharing to private options, there is a package for you. Our shared rooms offer plenty of peace and privacy, with safety measures equipped with biometric security. And the best part? Sharing a bedroom means sharing the cost, so you get to enjoy all those savings.


We also offer a private single bedroom for those seeking ultimate privacy and luxury. No matter your preference, we have convenient payment options and NSFAS accreditation*. So come on in, bring some friends (or don’t), and let’s get this co-living study party started!

Building Facilities for student residents

Are you a student looking at the ultimate student home experience in the UJ Doornfontein campus area? Look no further than our residence facilities, furnished with everything you need and is a place to grow. In addition to having prepaid electricity and gas services, we also have backup electricity and backup water. And there’s no need to trek from your house to do laundry – our onsite laundry facilities have got you covered. But that’s not all – we also have a rooftop entertainment area exclusively for residents. Perfect for hanging out with a friend from the building or just study under the stars. Come check out our residence facilities and make them your new home.

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Private bedrooms

A Space for your Stuff


student secure accommodation

Excellent Security

Private Bathrooms



Rooftop Entertainment Area

student accommodation with backup power

Access to backup power and water!

✓ Fully furnished room, kitchen and living areas

✓ Free unlimited high-speed Wi fi

✓ Gas Cooker in kitchen

✓ All bathrooms are ensuite

✓ Rooftop entertainment area

✓ Free Water

✓ 24 hour State-of-the-art biometric & tag system security


✓ Laundry facilities

✓ Prepaid electricity

✓ Prepaid Gas

✓ Private bus service available

✓ UJ bus route

✓ Rea Vaya Bus Route

✓ +- 20-minute walk

Student accommodation in Johannesburg – UJ DFC overview

urban Troyeville Africa street view

If you’re a student from the University of Johannesburg DFC, listen up! This student accommodation close to UJ Doornfontein campus offers a wide range of life options for young people. Located in the urban centrally located Troyeville neighbourhood, around the corner from the Doornfontein campus. The building includes single and double student rooms, a shared kitchen and lounge, and communal laundry facilities. Not to mention, access to the rooftop entertainment and exercise area. We have the coolest 360-degree urban Africa street views! We’ve made it easy to study in your room, cook in your own kitchen with all the easy options to get to campus.


Plus, with 24-hour armed response security and strict access control, you can feel safe and secure at your student accommodation within walking distance of UJ DFC. So what are you waiting for? Make the move and kick off your student life in style.

platinum student package africa student house

Platinum Package

The biggest of the single bedrooms which has a private bathroom ensuite.

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Gold Package

Spacious Single bedroom that has a private bathroom ensuite.

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Silver Package

Single room & Shared Bathroom (bathroom shared with 1 other person)

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Bronze Package

Shared room & bathroom (shared with 1 other person)

NSFAS accredited doornfontein africa student

NSFAS package*

NSFAS students we are offering the following special package:

Shared room & Bathroom (shared with 1 other person)

Accommodation Doornfontein Notes

General Notes:

  • One-month deposit (private and bursary students).
  • All packages expect for NSFAS Package excludes utilities. Utilities are pre-paid
  • NSFAS Package students will receive a token each month, any usage would above the token value must be covered by the student
  • Leases are 11 months
  • Great security and private bus service available.
  • Access to backup power will save you a lot of time with current load-shedding schedules and backup water in case there are water shortages in the area.
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Types of rooms available and their features

When it comes to secure apartment accommodations, we have all of your needs covered. Looking for a private space with a view? Check out our private student rooms with ensuite bathrooms. Or, if you’re looking for some extra room to spread out, try one of our spacious deluxe apartment suites.

And the best part? Our residence is NSFAS accredited*, so no need to worry about financing. So whether you’re searching for private luxury or a shared off-campus life, we’ve got options to suit every preference and budget. Come see why our residence is THE place for student living and get started. The accommodation is away from campus, but close to campus with all the study and house benefits!

How to apply for student accommodation in the heart of Doornfontein Student accommodation?

Are you ready to apply at DSA Digz? Our 2023 academic year Doornfontein student accommodation is open for applications. Simply fill in the request form and we’ll send you the application! Make sure to have all your information ready, including proof of enrollment and a non-refundable deposit. Our digs offer a range of amenities, from fully furnished bedrooms to communal spaces. Don’t wait until it’s too late – apply now and secure your chance to live at DSA Digz in 2023!

Contact details & more information

If you’re looking for all the answers about your room, maybe you have questions about the kitchen or whatever Q’s your brain has… hit us up at 083 408 2731. Our team is ready with answers to all of the questions. Keep in mind that our some information may change from time to time, so be sure to check out our website or DSA Digz Facebook page for any of the updates.


Don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you need more information. We’re happy to chat with you and will provide you with all the information you need.




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