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Vision and Mission

Our Vision Statement:

The vision of the Rhodes University Residential System is to provide an attractive, comfortable, high-quality living environment that 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 that is conducive to academic study and personal growth
  • provided with appropriate skills and developmental training
  • supported by responsive, empathetic, efficient and effective management and administrative structure.

Last Modified: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 10:46:25 SAST