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38 Richmond Ave
Tel: 087 820 0034

NSFAS Accredited Accommodation

Student living just got upgraded for 2021

Only Richmond Central can offer you convenient premium accommodation at affordable prices. Close to UJ, WITS, transport hubs, shopping centres and awesome hangout spots, Richmond Central offers the most central and connected location for student living.

This new centre of student living provides the safety and security that parents find essential, while at the same time delivering on the style and freedom that you demand.

With Richmond Central you get high quality, fully furnished single and two sharing rooms, which give you the privacy you need to study and relax, while cosy communal areas give you a great central spaces to connect with other students.

In 2021, Richmond Central will have more to offer with new features to bring you an ultra-premium student experience, like a FREE bus to the WITS campus.

With newly upgraded unmatched features, prime location and an enviable student life, Richmond Central is the place to be.

Our new ultra-premium offering for 2021

In 2021 we’re making ultra-premium a standard at the Richmond Central. In the new year you can come to expect:




Roof Chill






Study &
PC Halls


Outdoor Sport
& Activities


Power & Water

Central Location

The heart of convenience

  • Conveniently located on Richmond Avenue
  • 80m from the UJ’s Kingsway Campus
  • 1,2km from the Bunting Road Campus
  • 3,7km from WITS
  • Across the road from Campus Square, a great place to shop and eat.
  • And with a FREE bus to WITS campus, Richmond Central just got a whole lot more convenient.

Unrivalled features that come standard at Richmond Central:

At Richmond Central you can look forward to:

  • Single and sharing rooms
  • 4 students sharing a fully functional kitchen and bathroom
  • Common lounges with TV, DSTV and couches
  • Games room with TV, foosball table and pool table
  • Interactive study area for individual and group studying
  • Biometric access, CCTV & 24/7 security
  • Cleaning of communal areas once a week, in-house maintenance and building manager
  • Wi-Fi & laundry facilities available
  • Free bus to WITS

Find Your Place

The Richmond offers 98 units that each accommodate 4 single and 2 sharing rooms. Each bedroom is a fully furnished:

  • Single bed plus mattress
  • Double storage built-in cupboard
  • Desk and chair
  • Bookshelves
  • Bin

Each four-sharing unit is full furnished:

  • Fully functional kitchen equipped with lockers
  • Four plate hob
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Counter and chairs
  • Ablutions – shower, toilet and basin

At the Richmond Central you’ll always have the perfect balance of privacy and rich communal living.

2021 Rental Rates

Room TypeRental (*Per Month)
  • UJ NSFAS Rental
  • No Top-Up Required
R4,287.00 per month
  • WITS NSFAS Rental
  • No Top-Up Required
R4,480.00 per month
Open parkingR300 per bay


  • One month refundable security deposit.
  • A once-off non-refundable administration fee of R 500.00 (incl VAT)
  • All rentals include water, R150 electricity p/m, 10GIG Wi-Fi p/m
  • Optional uncapped Wi-Fi @ R1,500 (Incl VAT) per annum.

Why Richmond Central is Right for Your Kid

At Richmond Central your kid can enjoy premium student accommodation that gives them the freedom and security to thrive in their student life.

  • It’s just 80m from the UJ Kingsway Campus entrance, so there’s no need to travel
  • It’s a safe and secure environment with 24/7 security and access control
  • Street security to campus
  • We offer a FREE bus to the WITS campus
  • The building is brand new, clean and well maintained
  • Your child can enjoy signature offerings like air-conditioning, DSTV, games and study rooms, safe and secure parking, and a laundry
  • It’s right across the road from Campus Square for convenient shopping and restaurants
  • Incredibly close to the Rea-Vaya bus system
  • Wi-Fi is available
  • There’s an on-site building manager to take care  of any emergencies
  • Emergency generators and emergency back-up water
  • It’s a great, supportive atmosphere for your child to thrive at their studies
  • There are outdoor exercise areas so no need for gym contracts

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Come check out our showroom between 9am and 4pm and see why Richmond Central is the centre of student life.