Relocation Assistance

The University contribute to the relocation expenses of new staff.  The University will pay the reasonable costs associated with relocating to Grahamstown in order to take up employment.  Costs that are covered include relocation of the individual, his/her immediate family and family pets within the first year of employment.  Regarding the movement of household possessions, Rhodes University will pay for the reasonable costs of removing of goods.  In terms of the travel of family members to Grahamstown, Rhodes University will also cover the relocation costs of a one-way economy class air ticket for the employee and his/her immediate family OR if travelling via a motor vehicle/s, the cost of fuel (one-way) at the University published rate per kilometre for up to two vehicles OR travel by bus and train.  Furthermore, the University will also cover the reasonable cost (usually Bed and Breakfast) of en-route accommodation (1 night) if travelling more than 1000kms outside of Grahamstown for immediate family members.  Rhodes will also assist with relocation costs related to new staff moving to Grahamstown form outside the borders of South Africa and also assist in payment for work permits.

Last Modified: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:05:54 SAST