Akanani Residence​

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Sun Valley is one of the University of Johannesburg residence halls located at Doornfontein campus. This is an off-campus residence, within a 5-minute walk to the main campus. The Residence is situated next to the Ellis Park prescient and is closer to the Johannesburg stadium. Sun Valley is next to the Sivebeek and Robin Crest residences.

This Residence caters for male students only. The Residence consists of flats where students are accommodated in pairs in rooms sharing toilet, kitchen and shower. The Residence has a capacity of housing 180 undergraduate and postgraduate students. There are only 16 single rooms of which 9 are allocated to House Committee members and the rest to senior students. All rooms in the flats are fitted with a kitchenette, a single bed with mattress, chair, and study desk. We have dedicated staff that cleans common areas of the flats regularly. There are 24-hour security and a card accessed-control entrance.\


  • 2 TV rooms with DSTV installation
  • Table tennis, pool table, soccer club and rugby club
  • 2 Study centres
  • Laundry room
  • Fully furnished kitchen in all flats
  • Braai area
  • Shower rooms in all flats


Residence assistant:
Name: Ms Daphney Mogano (Acting)
Tel:+27 11 402 9753 /+27 11 559 6217
Email: dmogano@uj.ac.za

House warden:
Name: Mr Mandla Mathonsi
Tel: +27 11 559 3458
Email: mandlam@uj.ac.za

Physical address: 143 Akanani Residence
Cnr Van Beek & Charlton Terrace