5-min walk to the
University of Pretoria


Nsfas and University of Pretoria Accredited

Make your move!

Our student accommodation is modern and fully furnished. Just move in! You can choose to go solo in one of our private studio rooms or make new friends in a shared apartment with private rooms and shared facilities.

Rates 2024 (All funding types)

Room Type

10 month agreement

11 month agreement

12 month agreement

Sharing RoomR5 000R4 780R4 550
Single RoomR6 000R5 730R5 450
Sharing EnsuiteR6 470R6 180R5 880
Large Sharing RoomR5 280R5 040R4 800
Large Single RoomR6 220R5 940R5 650
Extra Large Single RoomR6 400R6 110R5 820

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
8 X Laundry Cycles includedBooking Fee (Non-Refundable) - R100 (Upfront Payment and remaining R1000,00 over 10 Months) - Option 2
R214 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*N/AConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling
233Free*N/AConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling
343Free*N/AConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling
453Free*N/AConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling
563Free*N/AAdditional Device5% annual discount on second sibling

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

Festival’s Edge offers more than just student accommodation in Pretoria. We offer a culture and environment where students can be part of an exciting community keen on taking hold of the future. Fully furnished luxury student accommodation in Pretoria, IT labs, communal studying areas, leisure areas, and located a mere 400m from the University of Pretoria, our facility is equipped with the amenities every modern student needs, including Wi-Fi throughout the building and superior security with access control. Our on-site building manager ensures all necessities are taken care of so you can focus on your studies. The one-of-a-kind rooftop braai and entertainment area is also a must-see.

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Festivals Edge biometric access

Biometric Access

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

Festivals Edge security

24/hr Security

Festival’s Edge is centrally monitored through high-tech CCTV and physical on-site security.

Festivals Edge parking

Secure Parking

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

Our integrated Student Life Programme strikes a healthy balance between the academic, sports, culture, social and wellbeing needs of every resident. This programme offers our students the benefit of a full student experience in a balanced, productive and fun environment.



With the University of Pretoria, Hatfield Plaza Shopping Centre and the Gautrain just a stone’s throw away, Festival’s Edge offers student accommodation in Pretoria the convenience of easy access to campus, a safe transport system, financial services, shopping and medical suits.

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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.

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. At Festival’s Edge, we also offer holistic Student Support, making sure your academic and emotional needs are cared for.

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Join the tribe

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.