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Xanadu Residence

Xanadu is located on the south campus, close to indoor sports arena. Xanadu a unique residential community with a universal focus.

Our six pillars are:

  • Respect for diversity
  • Excellence
  • Ubuntu
  • Integrity
  • Respect for the natural environment
  • Taking responsibility
  • Each room in Xanadu houses two male students. Xanadu is an active living and learning environment that is centered on student participation. Students who live in Xanadu must have a desire to share their political, socio-economic and cultural knowledge with others as well as learn about political, socio-economic and cultural differences that are different from their own.

    • 327 residents: primarily double rooms

    • Xanadu Annex renovated in 2014

    • 4 floors

    • Primarily double rooms pairing students doing the same field of study

    • University furniture in each room

    • The ground floor houses the students with disabilities since there is no lifts

    • Main TV Lounge on the ground floor

    • No cooking is allowed

    • Two Laundry rooms

    • Game Room with pool table

    • Two single mattresses in each room

    • 24 hour card swipe

    • Piano

    • This residence will be closed during June and December breaks