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Milner House

Milner House is a beautiful residence that houses 63 female students and is situated on the doorstep of the main campus. Milner House is one of four Residences that make up Hobson Hall, there is a close relationship between students of the four Residences. Hobson Hall is one of the top academic Halls and there is a healthy spirit. In Milner House, there is a wonderful mix of culture, religion and personality which come together to create a beautiful diverse environment for self-discovery and personal growth. We not only encourage academic excellence but also a more holistic education that encourages the development of well-rounded individuals.

We have two common rooms equipped with comfortable chairs and a television. The Residence has a laundry area with washing machines and tumble dryers. There are kitchen facilities supplied with a communal microwave and fridge. There are showers and toilets available on each floor.

Students in the Residence can connect to Resnet (internet access) in their rooms through WiFi. Technical support is typically provided by the Student Networking Representative of Milner House. Printing facilities are also available in the Residence and it is charged on each student’s printing balance found online on the Rhodes University Student Support System (ROSS).

The rooms at Milner House are spacious and equipped with: 

  • WiFi,
  • a single bed and mattress,
  • a bedside cupboard,
  • a mirror,
  • a study table and chair,
  • a bookcase,
  • a desk lamp,
  • a wardrobe,
  • a notice board,
  • a wall-mounted bar heater,
  • a waste paper basket,
  • a shower basin,
  • a shower mat and 
  • a water bucket.

Students are provided with linen by the Housekeeping staff:- duvet, duvet cover, bedding sheet, mattress cover, two pillows, two pillowcases, winter blanket, curtains and inner net curtains. Students can bring their own linen but they are then responsible for the laundering. In addition, you may like to bring items like a pot plant, scatter cushions, etc to make you feel at home.

Maintenance and cleaning of each of the Residence is attended to by Rhodes Housekeeping staff on a daily basis. Students are expected to maintain order in their personal rooms for the duration of their stay.  

Last Modified: Thu, 21 Jul 2022 11:25:42 SAST