2021 BOOKING PROCESS: Book & Stay With NSFAS

2021 BOOKING PROCESS: Book & Stay With NSFAS

Finding accommodation is often a hassle – especially when seeking a housing option that is receptive to your method of funding.

As an NSFAS beneficiary, the key is simple – search for an accredited accommodation provider. Campus accreditation ensures that your university is happy with housing its students at a trusted provider – South Point being the largest off-campus accommodation provider in South Africa is one such approved and trusted provider of student accommodation for a number of universities in the country.

Here’s how you can stay at SouthPoint as an NSFAS beneficiary (select your funding option below for details):

  1. UJ NSFAS
  2. WITS NSFAS
  3. UP NSFAS
  4. TUT NSFAS
  5. NMU NSFAS
  6. MUT, SMU & CPUT
  7. Other

UJ NSFAS

To date, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has accredited three SouthPoint buildings for your comfort and stay. These buildings are, KSI House and Norvic House in Braamfontein (closest to APK campus) together with Relyant in Doornfontein (closest to DFC campus).

Step 1: Make sure you are on the approve funding list

Step 2: Making your booking online at book.staysouthpoint.co.za, log-in/register your profile and select one of the abovementioned buildings (KSI House, Norvic or Relyant). Note that you may only select double-sharing spaces.

Step 3: Finalising your booking and ignore any costs the system may require.

Step 4: Proceed to our SouthPoint offices immediately. You have within 24 hours to sign and finalise your lease. Be sure to bring along your ID, student card & mobile device.

Important: Please note that as per agreement with your institution, there are no deposits or top-ups required for your stay as a UJ NSFAS beneficiary at our KSI, Norvic or Relyant buildings.

WITS NSFAS

Located close to University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) – you can close any of our Braamfontein student buildings as your building of choice as a Wits NSFAS beneficiary. 

Step 1: Visit book.staysouthpoint.co.za, log-in/register your profile and make your building and room selection. Note that your bursar primarily covers the costs for sharing-rooms. Should you wish to stay in a single-room a top-up fee would be required.

Step 2: Select “Generate Quote” upon making your room selection. Be sure to download the quotation generated and have this mailed to your Wits Financial Aid office for confirmation.

Step 3: Finalise your booking and ignore any costs the system may require.

The following payments would be required as a NSFAS Wits beneficiary, prior to moving-in:

  • A refundable deposit of R500 would be required. You can move-in and settle the deposit later should you be unable to do so immediately.
  • Top-up fee for single rooms: an additional amount of R 7,200 would be required for staying in a single-room (this excludes bookings for, 46 De Korte, Clifton Heights & 56 Jorissen – kindly enquire for costs).

Step 4: Upon making payment & emailing the generated quote, be sure to await your Confirmation Letter of Funding from your Wits Financial Aid office.

Step 5: Once your confirmation letter has been attained – proceed to our offices at South Point Central, 17 Melle Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg to finalise your lease. Be sure to bring along the following particulars:

  • Your ID
  • Student card
  • The proof of payment (where applicable)
  • The confirmation letter
  • Your mobile device

Important: Please note, a top-up fee is required for single-rooms. Should you wish to stay in 56 Jorissen as a Wits NSFAS beneficiary, kindly enquire via admin@staysouthpoint.co.za for further assistance, call 060 018 9901 or WhatsApp 0647579638 during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm).

UP NSFAS

Step 1: Access your UP Student Portal to acquire your funding & registration status. Be sure to print these particulars.

Step 2: Visit book.staysouthpoint.co.za, log-in/register your profile to make your building and room selection. Note that your bursar primarily covers costs for sharing-rooms. Should you wish to stay in a single-room a top-up fee would be required.

Step 3: Ignore all costs the system may require and confirm your booking.

The following payments would be required as a NSFAS UP beneficiary, prior to moving-in:

  • A non-refundable booking fee of R 1,500 would be required for all bookings.
  • Top-up fee for single rooms: kindly enquire for costs as this is dependant on the allocation made by your Financial Aid office.

Step 4: Proceed to our offices at South Point Kincora, 574 Pretorius Street, Arcadia, Pretoria together with the following particulars:

  • The documents acquired in step 1. Do ensure these have been printed.
  • Your ID
  • Student Card
  • Mobile device

Step 5: Sign an addendum form together with your lease agreement.

TUT NSFAS

Studying at Arts, Arcadia or Main Campus? We are able to house you. Kindly proceed with your booking as follows:

Step 1: Visit book.staysouthpoint.co.za, log-in/register your profile to make your building and room selection. Ignore all costs the system may require and confirm your booking.

Step 2: Should you have selected a single room, kindly settle the top-up fee using the banking details & reference number provided at the end of your booking. Kindly inquire about the top-up fee via mail at admin@staysouthpoint.co.za, should you be uncertain.

Step 3: Acquire your proof of registration via TUT. Do ensure that this is stamped at Main Campus.

Step 4: Proceed to our offices at South Point Kincora, 574 Pretorius Street, Arcadia, Pretoria together with the following particulars:

  • The documents acquired in step 3. Do ensure these have been printed.
  • Your ID
  • Student Card
  • Mobile device
  • Proof of payment (where a single room has been selected)

Top up for single rooms: the difference of your NSFAS residence allocation and the annual rental cost for the room. Should you require any assistance regarding this, kindly enquire via admin@staysouthpoint.co.za, call 060 018 9901 or WhatsApp 0647579638 during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm).

NMU NSFAS

Step 1: Visit book.staysouthpoint.co.za, log-in/register your profile and make your building and room selection. Ignore all costs the system may require and confirm your booking.

Step 2: Await feedback from either your NMU office or our South Point offices. Either party should be in contact via call or email. Should you experience delays, you can view our latest communication regarding the accreditation process here.

Step 3: Once confirmed, acquire your 2021 travelling permit via your university to authorize your travel and stay.

Step 4: Proceed to our offices at South Point 21 Chapel, 21 Winston Ntshona St, Central, Gqeberha together with the following particulars:

  • The document acquired in step 3. Do ensure these have been printed.
  • Your proof of academic registration
  • Your ID
  • Student Card
  • Mobile device

MUT, SMU & CPUT

Our Durban and Cape Town buildings have been institutionally-leased. All bookings and queries for accommodation would need to be made via the respective university housing offices.

For SMU, kindly inquire for NSFAS-funded accommodation via your university housing office to stay at our SMU-leased building or consider booking at our other Pretoria-buildings as a private-payer.

Other

Kindly be advised that our buildings are solely accredited for NSFAS-funded stay by the aforementioned institutions. Should you wish, feel free to book and stay as a private-paying tenant or enquire for stay under a different bursar. You can log your query via email at admin@staysouthpoint.co.za for further assistance, call 060 018 9901 or WhatsApp 0647579638 during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm).

We look forward to helping you #studentbetter!

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