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On-Campus Residences

Howard College on-campus residences accommodate approximately 1798 students. Competition for places is keen and it is not possible to accept all applicants. Residences are grouped into three areas: the Albert Luthuli Complex, alongside Rick Turner Road on the western side of the Howard College campus, is furthest from the academic buildings (about 750 m) , but close to most sports fields and the Old Mutual Sports Centre and  houses most of our Postgraduate students.  The Upper residences comprise 9 individual residences close to the main academic buildings, on-campus banking and shops and house most of the First years.  The residences below Princess Alice Avenue house senior students and most students are from the College of Health Science (including Nursing and Medical school). All residences have access control, lounges and television rooms, and parking space.  Students are accommodated in single rooms.  Residences are self-catering with limited cafeteria facilities adjacent to the main campus.

Off-Campus Residences

Off-campus residences including Leased residences (private landlords) accommodate 2621 students. These residences are fully furnished. All students share in double rooms. Occupants share a kitchen and a bathroom.

Mixed Gender Residence – St Hillier

St Hillier comprises fully furnished two/three bedroom flats but each student has a single bedroom. They share a lounge, kitchen and bathroom.  A laundry facility and parking are available.  Situated opposite Queensmead Mall in Umbilo it is a few minutes’ walk from Medical School and on a bus route to Howard College.

San Sabil Residence

San Sabil Residence is situated in Hospital Road near the Addington Beach front. It is about 10 kilometres away from Howard College Campus.  This is a mixed gender residence and rooms are shared (by the same gender).

Off-campus Leased Residences (private landlords).

These residences are fully furnished. All students share in double rooms or triple rooms. Occupants share a kitchen and a bathroom.

City Life Residence: Mixed gender residence, 7 Km away from Howard College; address 477 Anton Lembede, Durban

Camden Residence: Mixed gender residence, 2 km away from Howard College, address 1 Camden Avenue off Bulwer Road, Glenwood Durban

Khayelitsha Residence: Mixed gender residence 1.2 km away from Medical School, address 36 Sarnia Road, Umbilo, Durban

Congella Court Residence: Mixed gender residence, 800 Metres away from Medical School, address 640 Umbilo Road, Durban

Shepstone House Residence: Mixed gender residence 1.7 km away from Medical School, address 265 Umbilo Road, Durban

Anchor House Residence: Mixed gender residence, 7 Km away from Howard College, address 82 Diakonia Ave, Albert Park Durban

Reservoir Hills Residence: Mixed gender residence, 22 Km away from Howard College, address  8 Halpin Ave Reservoir Heights, Westville North

Parkleigh House Res: Mixed gender residence, 7 Km away from Howard College, 108 Maud Mfusi St., Durban

 

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