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Mission and Visions

Mission and Visions:

The Residence System at Rhodes University.


Our Vision Statement

The vision of the Rhodes University Residential System is to provide an attractive, comfortable, high-quality living environment which meets international standards and is committed to fostering the academic success and personal growth of tomorrow’s leaders.


Our Mission Statement:

In support of the vision, mission, values and objectives of Rhodes University and the Dean of Students Division, the Residential System intends


* to provide a caring, nurturing environment

  • which fosters academic success and personal growth

  • free from discrimination, intimidation or harassment

  • which is clean, safe and secure

  • in which there is respect for and safety of personal property

  •  in which the rules are fair and just, and sufficient to maintain an orderly environment conducive to learning, research and community life.


* and to be a community

  • which embraces diversity

  • which recognises the unique value of each of its members

  • whose members are proud of their residence, Hall and University

  • whose members share the responsibility for supporting the vision and mission statement of the residential system

  • whose members receive due support and recognition for their contributions


* staffed by Wardens who are

  • dedicated, and committed to their own integrated involvement in their residence, Hall, and the University

  • committed to establishing an atmosphere which is conducive to academic study and personal growth

  • provided with appropriate skills and developmental training

  • supported by a responsive, empathetic, efficient and effective management and administrative structure.

Last Modified: Wed, 03 May 2017 09:05:04 SAST