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CPUT Accommodation 2023-2024

CPUT Accommodation 2023-2024

CPUT Accommodation 2023-2024

About CPUT Accommodation 2023-2024

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) provides a range of accommodation options for its students, both on-campus and off-campus.

On-campus Accommodation: CPUT offers on-campus accommodation at its various residences located on or near the campuses. The on-campus residences offer single and shared rooms with basic amenities such as beds, study desks, and wardrobes. There are communal kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry facilities available for the residents to use. The residences are managed by residence wardens, and 24-hour security is provided.

Off-campus Accommodation: CPUT also provides assistance to students who prefer to live off-campus by providing a list of accredited off-campus accommodation providers. These off-campus accommodation providers are inspected and accredited by the university to ensure that they meet the required standards of safety, security, and hygiene.


First Year students (First time entry – never studied at CPUT before and applying to either undergraduate or postgraduate studies:)

After you have finished academic application you will receive your Student Online Services login details (SOS pin) Where the user will be your student number and the pin your created at the begging of your application. Those that have applied to CPUT before and already have student number will have to look-up their Pin and apply via the SOS iEnabler.

RPL and International Applicants:

RPL and International students must complete and submit a manual application form which can be obtained from the CPUT website.  This form includes the application of Academic programmes as well as for Accommodation which will be submitted to the Housing Unit.  Please do not apply for Residence accommodation online

Senior CPUT students – First-time Residence applicants

For the purposes of residences, first-time applicants are CPUT registered senior students (Current registered students that are progressing into the next period of study in order to complete their studies (.e.g. diploma students, doing 1st year now and will be continuing into 2nd year in the next following academic year.) who are currently not staying in the residences.

For first-time applicants to be selected for accommodation the following shall be considered:

  • 60% pass rate of the subjects of which examinations were written
  • applicants should be staying outside 60-kilometre radius from the institution
  • availability of space

All First time applicants must apply on SOS for residence admission for the following year.

No manual applications.

CPUT Residence returning students

For residence purposes, returning students are those students who stayed in the residences a year preceding their application for residence. The returning students shall be placed back into their residences if:

  • They pass 60% of the students for which they sat for examinations
  • They applied for accommodation the previous year
  • There is no serious disciplinary record against them

All Returning Students must apply on SOS for residence admission for the following year.

No manual applications.

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