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.






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!

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  • 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

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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




Our All-Inclusive Facilities

Our student accommodation provides you with everything you need under one roof, so that you can focus on your main objective – to graduate, and have the best time of your life whilst doing it!

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.

Laundry Facilities

We offer on-site paid laundry facilities.

Fully Furnished

Each student will receive a bed, mattress, desk, chair and wardrobe.

Study Areas

Study friendly house rules to go along with your study desk and chair.

Smart Tv’s

Each room is equipped with an advanced smart TV to ensure a great online learning experience.

24 Security

Each building is highly secure and makes use of advanced biometric security measures to grant access.

BRT Bus Station

There are two BRT bus stops directly outside our buildings to allow for convenient travel to campus and around the city.

Rooftop Garden

Our rooftop garden is equipped with a braai area, benches, turfgrass, and a garden.


Take a look at the most frequently asked questions about Urban Einstein and send us an email if you can’t find your answers below.

What are the next steps?

1. Sign your lease and pay your R750 Booking Fee to secure your spot!

2. Before moving in, pay your first month’s rent (including water and lights R450).

3. Pay the R1 000 non-refundable Lease Fee.

What about transport to Braamfontein, Auckland Park and surrounding areas?

We recommend that you get a Rea Vaya BRT bus card. The rate will be around R300 for 40 trips per month: https://www.reavaya.org.za/

Are the prices indicated on the application form per person?

Yes, the prices are per person and you are charged per bed, NOT per room.

Where is the Student Accommodation based?

• 39 Rissik Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg.
• 41A Rissik Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg.
• 97 Commissioner Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg.

Which institutes do we accept students from?

We have students from Wits, UJ, Rosebank College, JCPS, WeThinkCode_, CJC and thirty other institutions in Johannesburg and surrounds.

How do I secure my space?

1. Pay a R750 Booking Fee and fill in the application form.

2. Submit this form and proof of payment at our offices at 77 Commissioner Street Johannesburg or simply e-mail your proof of payment and completed forms to nelmarie@urbanocean.co.za

Do you have internet?

Our buildings have 1000 Mb/S Unlimited Wi-Fi.

What is included in the room?

Bed, mattress, cupboard, desk, chair, fridge, HD Smart TV, blinds.

Where are your offices based?

77 Commissioner Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg.

Do the rooms have kitchens and bathrooms?

We have communal kitchens and very private bathrooms and showers on each floor. Each room has a shared fridge.

Do you have a laundry service?

We do have a paid laundry service on site.


Here’s what some of our students had to say about URBAN EINSTEIN.

“It’s a cool student accommodation with free Wi-Fi and they have a nice rooftop where you can view the city.”

– Anna

“Two words “Urban Einstein”. It’s affordable, it’s a vibe. It’s easy to make friends, great space. Super chilled.”

– Themba

“Urban Einstein provides the best student accommodation with good security, Wi-Fi, quiet study room, roof top and a perfect view. The place is affordable and the rooms have open space. I would definitely choose this place over and over again.”

– Nomlanga

“Urban Einstein offers a good clean accommodation, and you always have access to the management for any query and the building is nice with smart TV’s and furniture and fast Wi-Fi.”

– Buhle

Ideal accommodation for the serious student

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