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The Rhodes University Catering Department provides on a daily basis, convenient and flexible access to a variety of value-for-money, nutritious, tasty and well-balanced meals in an environment that is friendly, hospitable and hygienic.

For any catering related queries:

Mr Simon Wright
Tel: 046 603 8805
Email: s.wright@ru.ac.za


The Caterers for Hobson Hall are:

Ms Vuyelwa Matiwana

Ms Nonkululeko Gcaza

The staff of Hobson Hall, Residence Food Representatives and the Catering Team met during the course of the year to provide feedback (compliments and complaints). If you feel that there is something you would like to report, please note that you are more than welcome to address the Catering Team or write it in the compliments and complaints book in the Dining Hall. You are also more than welcome to email your compliments and complaints to hobsonhall@ru.ac.za.


Packed Meal Form

Meal booking Assistance


Dining Hall Meals:

Students from Hobson Hall share a common dining hall.‌ All meals are served on a cafeteria basis.


Meal Times:


Monday to Friday                                 

07h00 – 08h15

Saturday & Sundays & Public Holidays                   

08h00 – 09h15



Monday to Friday                                       

12h00 – 14h00

Saturday & Sundays & Public Holidays                   

12h00 – 13h30


Dinner: Monday to Sundays & Public Holidays       

17h00 – 18h30


During exams the meal times might be changed


Meal Booking System:
Meals will be supplied on the basis of a computerised meal booking system.
Alternate menus are available to students who book the alternatives in advance e.g. fast foods, health platters, etc. All students who require vegetarian meals, Halaal meals, or special diets are required to register for these at registration.

Meal bookings can be done here: www.ru.ac.za/studentzone.

Last Modified: Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:02:10 SAST