Introducing stylish, modern and hi-tech student accommodation, designed for both remote and on-campus learning. We offer everything from fully-furnished rooms, fast Wi-Fi and study areas to game rooms, chill zones and transport links to all over Gauteng. Become a serious student today and join the URBAN EINSTEIN lifestyle!

win a car!

WIN a brand new OPEL CORSA WORTH OVER R270 000!

Need a stylish new set of wheels? Apply successfully to URBAN EINSTEIN and you
could soon be behind the wheel of a brand-new OPEL Corsa Edition 1.2N M/T, packed with innovative tech and advanced specs, and worth an impressive
R274 900.

  • Automatic entry on successful application
  • Secure your space for only R750
  • Ts &Cs apply


Book your 2021 student accommodation & win your share of R42 000!

All you have to do, is be one of the first 200 students to sign up now, register and secure your spot at URBAN EINSTEIN Student Accommodation in Johannesburg!

  • First prize – R15 000 cash to one lucky student.
  • Second prize – R7 500 cash to two lucky students.
  • Third prize – R2 000 cash to six lucky students.


Become a brand ambassador with our Referral Programme & earn R250

  • We’re offering students the opportunity to earn R250 cash back per each successful referral
  • All you need to do is sign up and secure your space and refer friends, family, students and classmates to do the same
  • No minimum referral required to start earning



URBAN EINSTEIN offers hi-tech and fully-furnished student accommodation in the heart of the Johannesburg Financial District – close to all major campuses, shops, restaurants and convenience stores.

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Are you interested?

Get in touch today, book a viewing and secure your space with URBAN EINSTEIN.

082 905 5866


066 291 9715



URBAN EINSTEIN is officially National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) accredited.

For University of Johannesburg students: Email us for a link to the University of Johannesburg portal to start your application process.

For Non-University of Johannesburg students: We are registered as private student housing, meaning students can use their Fundi SouthAfrica cards to pay for our accommodation.


Be one of the first 200 students to sign up at URBAN EINSTEIN and you could win your share of R42 000 in CASH!

Need a ride? We’re giving away a brand new OPEL Corsa to one lucky student who secures their spot for the year. 

Become a brand ambassador with our Referral Programme and earn R250 per person if you sign up to URBAN EINSTEIN.

Room types


Student Accommodation at the Investment Building

Urban Einstein is proud to introduce our Ladies Residence, available exclusively to female students.

Our Ladies Residence is located in the Investment Building at 97 Commissioner Street.

Each student will receive a security access card that will be used to sign in and out of the building. In addition, the Ladies Residence has 24-hour security and will only allow for Urban Einstein registered students to enter the building.


We’ll walk you through the entire process


R750 Booking Fee

The Booking Fee is required to secure your space and room category at Urban Einstein and must be uploaded with the online application form.


R1000 Registration Fee

Registration Fee (non-refundable) payable before moving in to process lease.


Contribution payable before moving in

First month’s rent, electricity and water contribution payable before moving in.


No deposit required

Room types


Student Accommodation at the St. Andrews and 41A Rissik Buildings

Urban Einstein offers 1 – 6 sleeper rooms in both the St Andrews and 41A Rissik Street Buildings. The Ladies Residence only has 1, 2 and 4 sleeper rooms available. All room types have a shared Smart TV and fridge and access to free unlimited 1000 Mb/s Wi-Fi.


The following facilities are available for all students at Urban Einstein Student Accommodation.


1000 Mb/s Wi-Fi

Each of our buildings is outfitted with uncapped 1000 Mb/s Wi-Fi to allow for the best online learning experience. Also good for Netflix and gaming!

Games Room

Our game room provides a chill area to relax and unwind, equipped with Table Tennis, smart TVs, and comfy couches.

Garden Rooftop

Our rooftop garden is equipped with a braai area, benches, turfgrass, and a cute garden. A great place to get some fresh air and hang out with friends.

Ideal accommodation for the serious student

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