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Welcome to Hobson House

Hobson House is one of four female residences in Hobson Hall.

Centrally situated on campus, Hobson House is within short walking distance of the Library, most lecture venues, the Student Union and is neighbours with the Campus Protection Unit and the Health Care Centre.  Hobson House has 74 single rooms and 1 double room, 2 common rooms with M-Net and DSTV, table tennis, 2 kitchenettes equipped with a fridge and microwave, and a laundry. 

We pride ourselves in our sporting and were placed second in inter-res sports in 2011, having won the hockey, rowing, waterpolo and volleyball.   Opportunities to become involved in community engagement activities such as assisting at local NGO’s, collections for specific causes and so forth.  We place much emphasis on creating a learning environment where our students can excel academically, this includes a mentorship system for all first years.  Hobson has a number of social events and traditions during the year which students an opportunity to socialize and have fun in a safe environment such as our annual Easter Egg Hunt, Mocktail evenings and Karaoke competitions. 

The Warden, Liezel Strydom, works closely with her team of Subwardens and House Committee members to ensure that Hobson House is a “home away from home”.  Liezel lives in Hobson House which makes it easy for students to "pop" in and out when they need her. She is married to Deon Strydom. Liezel and Deon are the proud parents of three children called Dean (19), Alicia (7) and Dillan (3).


WARDEN: Mrs Liezel Strydom

046 6038026 (H); 084 84 197 84 (C); l.strydom@ru.ac.za;
Sub-Warden Rutendo Chirindo g14C2956@campus.ru.ac.za;
Sub-Warden Humairaa Mohamed g15M2631@campus.ru.ac.za;
Sub-Warden Chumani Mona g15M0314@campus.ru.ac.za;
Head Student Mamosebo Taka g15T4717@campus.ru.ac.za;
Food / Sports Rep Sanele Windvoel g16W4261@campus.ru.ac.za;
Academic / Student Net. Rep Jubilee Mushonga g16M3838@campus.ru.ac.za;
Comm. Engag. Rep Letty Seshoka g16S6080@campus.ru.ac.za;
Entertainment Rep Tlholo Mohlala g16M2914@campus.ru.ac.za;
Environmental / Wellness Rep Valen Thupana g16T1117@campus.ru.ac.za;
Secretary / Treasurer Rep Mila Voxeka g16V2370@campus.ru.ac.za;
SRC Community Engagement Lungile Zikhali g14Z4248@campus.ru.ac.za

Last Modified: Mon, 15 May 2017 12:38:21 SAST

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