4 min walk to the University of Pretoria


Nsfas and University of Pretoria Accredited

Make your move!

Our premium, fully furnished private studio rooms and apartments offer an extraordinary student living experience. Each room in Brooklyn Studios includes a three-quarter bed and mattress, study desk, chair, pinboard, built-in cupboard with drawers, a fridge-freezer combo, and a flatscreen TV mounted on the wall. The kitchenette has a microwave, a two-plate induction stove and storage cupboards. You can choose between a private studio with an ensuite bathroom or a single room (with shower and basin) in an apartment with a shared toilet and kitchen.

Rates 2024 (All funding types)

12-month lease period commencing 1 January and ending 31 December

Room Type

Payment Plan: 10 months

Payment Plan: 11 months

Payment Plan: 12 months

Standard StudioR10 010R9 160R8 410
Deluxe StudioR10 230R9 360R8 590
Standard Single DuoR8 670R7 950R7 290
Deluxe Single DuoR8 890R8 150R7 470
Standard Single TrioR8 660R7 940R7 280
Deluxe Single TrioR8 890R8 150R7 470
Studio - ParaplegicR10 230R9 360R8 590

Included in the rental amount:

Upfront payment to process your application:

Fast Uncapped Wi-FI includedBooking Fee (Non-Refundable) - R1100 (Once-Off ) - Option 1
Water includedOR
16 X Laundry Cycles includedBooking Fee (Non-Refundable) - R100 (Upfront Payment and the remaining R1000,00 over 10 Months) - Option 2
R375 electricity included thereafter prepaid

WiFi & Electricity Clauses

Devices/building: The Building provides internet through the WIFI network at a set speed and is uncapped - Up to 2 (two) devices connected simultaneously; terms and conditions apply.
Electricity Clause: A surcharge may be charged for electricity consumed during periods at which electricity is supplied by a generator, and the resident will be liable to purchase electricity (Pre-Paid Meter) if the usage is more than the included amount.

Returning Residents Benefits 2024

Introducing our returning residents benefits. The longer you stay the more benefits you receive.
The table below gives a breakdown of the benefits on offer. We also advise that you read the T&Cs to get more information.

Year of Residence

Extra Laundry cycles

Extra Sleepovers


Parking Discount

WIFI Devices

Sibling Discount

122Free*20% discountConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling
233Free*30% discountConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling
343Free*40% discountConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling
453Free*50% discountConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling
563Free*50% discountConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling

Please click here to read the Returning Residents Benefits Terms and Conditions

Welcome to the newest addition to the Thrive Student Living success story – Brooklyn Studios.

Be part of our exceptional community where you will have the opportunity to experience upmarket student living at a dynamic and central location. Brooklyn Studios caters for the individual needs of students from their first year to senior phase at Varsity.

We proudly offer a variety of on-site facilities and activities exclusive to our Brooklyn Studios residents. The vibrant and interactive student life experience is encased by our value pillars, respect and inclusivity. The carefully designed Student Life Programme addresses each resident’s academic, sports, cultural, social and personal well-being needs.

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Brooklyn Studios biometric access

Smart Access

Never worry about losing your keys! All you need is your smart card to access the building.

Brooklyn Studios security

24/hr Security

Brooklyn Studios is centrally monitored through high-tech CCTV and physical on-site security

Brooklyn Studios parking

Secure Parking

These spots are limited and will cost you a bit extra. Remember to specify parking in your application.

Brooklyn Studios aims to create a conducive space where every resident can thrive, attain their goals and make memories. The wide range of on-site activities and features are designed to encourage a well-balanced student lifestyle – the opportunity to excel while having fun.

Brooklyn Studios is the closest student accommodation to the University of Pretoria’s Lynnwood Road entrance. With its own clubhouse and swimming pool, indoor gym, yoga square, green room and indoor gym, Brooklyn Studios has no shortage of spaces for you to find your Zen. The spacious rooms, beautiful interiors and vibrant communal spaces make it one of Pretoria’s top student accommodation buildings.


What’s Nearby?

Brooklyn Studios, ideal for students from the University of Pretoria, offers safe is close to the University of Pretoria campus, Hatfield’s best student hangouts, and Hillcrest Boulevard Shopping Centre. With Loftus Versfeld Stadium, the Union Buildings, the Pretoria Botanical Gardens and the National Cultural History Museum on your doorstep, there’s no shortage of places to explore!

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Respect & inclusivity

that’s how we roll. We make sure that no student is left behind. Our Student Life Manager lives on-site and works with a team of student leaders to provide just the right environment for you to thrive. They also supervise our Student Life Programme, with a full schedule of events and activities to help you get into the swing of varsity life. We also offer holistic Student Support, making sure your academic and emotional needs are cared for.

With study and young employee workshops, mentorship groups and tutor programs, Student Support is there to help you tap into your true potential and tackle any challenges you may face. In your downtime, our Student Life Programme has a host of events lined up, from braais and get-togethers to concerts, competitions, and so much more!

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Respect & inclusivity

are at the heart of our student communities, and we do everything we can to make sure that, as a member of the Thrive Tribe, you never feel excluded or get left behind.

Each of our residences has its own unique identity, and no two tribes are the same. Our academic support is tailored to each residence, and we work with you to make sure the support we offer matches up to your challenges.

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Our exciting social calendars cater to various personal interests and our events are designed to ensure you have the space to build those lifelong friendships. But, there’s more to student life than studying and fun. We foster an environment that encourages students to care for each other and their communities.