Not everyone thinks of Pretoria as a university town. As South Africa’s executive capital, there’s a lot going on in Tshwane other than studying.
But the city is also home to UP, TUT, Unisa and more.
Every year, students from around the country move to Pretoria to work hard, get their degrees, and hopefully have some fun while they’re at it.
Being a student is a lot of fun a lot of the time. But one thing students aren’t famous for is having lots of free cash. You’ve got to budget carefully for the essentials, like textbooks and 2-for-1 cocktails.
So the very notion of living in your own student apartment may sound as realistic as taking a rocket to Jupiter.
But here’s the good news. Because Pretoria is such an important destination for students, there’s been a boom in living spaces designed especially for students.
These have been designed to offer students the comforts they need while living away from home, but with a student budget in mind.
For example, sharing a room in a three-bedroom apartment is fun and sociable, but also offers much more privacy and comfort than a regular dorm. Plus, you have a balcony and a private bathroom.
Similarly, a private kitchen for you and your flatmates will enable you to master your cooking skills, if you need any more incentive to get away from the tasteless stew you’d get at a campus cafeteria.
Of course, it’s all well and good to talk in abstractions.
But how much does private student accommodation actually cost?
That will depend on a number of factors, including: how many bedrooms your apartment has, whether you share a room, and whether the apartment is furnished.
Consider your options carefully to balance your preferences and requirements as a student with your budget.
The Fields shared student apartments were designed to provide students with a wide array of choices to fit the budget of any student looking for quality student apartments close to campus.
The Fields offers a selection of bachelor, two-bedroom or three-bedroom apartments that come furnished or unfurnished.
Check out the 2021 student accommodation price guide to find an apartment that suits your needs and your wallet.
There’s good security, accommodation includes free uncapped WiFi and water is included. Which means more value for your student budget.
Plus you’ll probably save on transport costs because you already are where students in Pretoria want to be – in buzzing Hatfield.
The Fields is an exciting student development conveniently located in the heart of Hatfield, Pretoria’s most vibrant suburb. The Fields offers a selection of rooms to suit any student looking for quality accommodation. It’s safe, secure and managed by one of the country’s most respected developers.