High numbers of our full-time undergraduates' students live off campus, many of them in the communities surrounding the University. In addition to student housing in these communities, a variety of people live in the area: senior citizens, families with children and single professionals. Because University students constitute an important segment of the population in the surrounding area, the impact of students' conduct in the community is of major concern.
As far as the other community members are concerned, students represent the University, even when they are off campus. We ask students to be considerate of their neighbors; schedules may differ considerably from other residents' schedules. Also, please be aware of community issues such as noise, parking, waste management, property upkeep and alcoholic usage.
One of the biggest issues that the community members have is partying or noise. It is usually a neighbor who calls when a party gets too loud, moves outside or becomes too crowded.
Here are some suggestions if you are planning a social event:
It is important to develop a roommate "Rules and regulations": you, your roommate and your housemates need:
Follow these steps to begin the process:
Exterior doors and windows
Please note that electricity consumption is limited per household.
Arrangements on prepaid electricity
All student houses/communes should have a cleaning service and a roaster of the days and times when cleaning services are done and by whom (roasters can be obtained from our offices)
All students should make the following contribution to general cleaning products for their own personal use such as:
Important Phone Numbers
To be assisted by the South African Police Service (SAPS), dial the telephone number 10111 from anywhere in South Africa. A call centre operator will answer the incoming call, take all necessary particulars and assign a flying squad patrol vehicle or the local police station to attend to the incident.
We want you to have a good experience at Levingston Student Accommodation. In order to ensure this, it will be helpful if you remember these points:
It is LSA'S best interests that we tell you what some of the consequences of disruptive behavior in our surrounding neighborhood could be.