Discover our Halls of Residence
Information about Rhodes Halls of Residence is shown below.
Follow the links to determine more about these Halls and gain
an understanding of their traditions, culture and lifestyle.
Allan Webb consists of Canterbury, Canterbury Annex, Salisbury, Truro and Winchester.The smallest hall on campus situated in the beautiful and historic grounds of St.Peter’s. It has four residences for men and women, built at the turn of the century, named after British cathedral cities.
Courtenay-Latimer consists of Beit, Jameson and Oriel. Located in the heart of campus, Courtenay-Latimer Hall is the home of a vibrant group of young women. Living in Courtenay-Latimer Hall is an experience;one that ensures that one becomes part of a special group of well educated, dynamic, fun loving women.
Desmond Tutu Hall consists of Ellen Kuzwayo, Amina Cachalia, Calata, Margaret Smith, Hilltop 3 and Oakdene. This hall was formally know as Hill Top Hall.
Drostdy Hall consists of Allan Gray, Celeste, Graham, and Prince Alfred. Drostdy Hall has the best geographic situation on campus as it is close to the heart of campus but is also very close to the town. It has both men’s and women’s houses.
Founders consists of Botha, College, Cory and Matthews. The Hall is centrally situated on campus and is the oldest Hall on campus for men. Many of the traditional hall activities are still maintained over successive generations.
Hobson consists of Dingemans, Hobson, Livingstone and Milner. This hall for women combines both an old and new residence style. Hobson Hall is situated among lawns, plane trees and a lovely braai area. It holds academic attainment in high regard.
Smuts consists of Adamson, Atherstone, Jan Smuts and New. A scenic stream runs through the grounds of this Hall for men and women. Its ample lawns and trees are ideal for informal games and quiet relaxation. Found in an ideal setting near the tennis courts, squash courts and the swimming pool of Rhodes campus.
Miriam Makeba Hall consists of Chris Hani, Piet Retief, Thomas Pringle and Walker. This is the first side of the “Hill” and has two women’s houses and one men’s house.
Kimberley West consists of Cullen Bowles, De Beers, Rosa Parks and Goldfields. This hall comprises four residences on the second side of the “Hill”.
Lilian Ngoyi consists of Centenary, Ruth First, Joe Slovo and Victoria Mxenge. Lilian Ngoyi Hall is a relatively new Hall on campus and was constituted in 2009. Being a new Hall, we are making use of the unique opportunity to develop our own ethos, atmosphere and traditions. Founded on the principles of strength, love and courage, we pledge to infuse a spirit of engagement, responsibility and service in our community.
Mandela consists of Stanley Kidd, Adelaide Tambo, Guy Butler and Helen Joseph. The Nelson Mandela Hall is the youngest Hall on campus comprising of both men’s and women’s houses. The modern facilities, set in awesomely landscaped gardens, combined with the energetic and young wardening team, make Nelson Mandela Hall a great place to be.
St Mary consists of John Kotze, Lilian Britten, Olive Schreiner and Phelps. The Hall comprises four residences attractively grouped around a central Dining Hall in lovely gardens. The Hall caters for both undergraduate and postgraduate female students.