Cape Town’s

newest student



10 min walk to the University
of Cape Town
(Medical Campus)


Nsfas and University of Cape Town

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. All rooms offer a bed, mattress, built-in closet, study desk, chair, pinboard, desk lamp, fridge, panel heater and TV.

Rates 2024 (All funding types)

Room Type

10 month agreement

11 month agreement

12 month agreement

StudioR9 500R9 070R8 630
Studio with a ViewR9 700R9 260R8 820
Deluxe StudioR11 000R10 500R10 000
Sharing Duo RoomR6 300R6 020R5 730
Sharing Duo Room with viewR6 600R6 300R6 000
Deluxe Single Duo RoomR7 750R7 400R7 040
Single Trio RoomR7 000R6 690R6 360
Single Duo RoomR7 300R6 970R6 640
Single Duo Room with balconyR7 500R7 160R6 820
Single Duo Room with viewR7 500R7 160R6 820
Paraplegic - Single Duo Room with viewR7 500R7 160R6 820
Paraplegic - Sharing Duo Room with viewR6 600R6 300R6 000

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*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/AConnect one additional device5% annual discount on second sibling

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

Just a short 10-minute walk from both the University of Cape Town’s Faculty of Health Sciences and the Groote Schuur Hospital, Peak Studios offers safe student accommodation in the heart of Observatory – one of Cape Town’s most popular student neighbourhoods.



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Biometric Access

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

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24/hr Security

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

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Secure Parking

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

On the Jammie Shuttle route and NSFAS accredited, Peak Studios offers a mix of both single and sharing rooms with spacious common areas where you can study, socialise and take a breather in between lectures. Featuring a sunny courtyard and stunning views of Devil’s Peak, the building also offers uncapped Wi-Fi and a fully-kitted-out gym.



You can also explore the best that the Observatory has to offer.

Find everything you need, from daily necessities to vintage clothes and second-hand books, with plenty of cool cafes, global eateries, vibey hangout spots and indie concert venues on your doorstep.

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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.