Student Support Services
Accomodation & Transport
Accommodation for international undergraduate students is available at the International Students Lodge situated on the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Tygerberg Campus.
The TygerVista Lodge situated at Tygerberg Campus is suitable for postgraduate students and health professionals.
Confirmation of accommodation in student lodges must be confirmed 3 months prior to the start date of an elective rotation and only if full payment has been received.
Students and Elective health practitioners may arrange their own private accommodation using Airbnb. Areas close to Tygerberg Hospital include Welgemoed, Durbanville, and Vierlanden.
For more information contact:
Ms Surita Riffel
+27 21 938 9578
Mr Pruniel Thornes
The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences does not operate a shuttle service between Tygerberg campus and the Cape Town International Airport . International Students and visitors arriving to Cape Town, are recommended to make use of airport shuttles, car rental companies or alternatives such as Uber and Taxify. Please enquire with TI regarding registration of private vehicles with Campus Traffic Offices.