About

THE DIGS

The Digs specialises in student accommodation for the professional services sectors.
We design custom-built properties to meet student needs from 1st year through to post-grad and beyond.

Our current buildings portfolio is for medical students who have chosen to study and complete in Cape Town. The Digs buildings offer cool student accommodation, fresh interior design, and awesome facilities. Convenient access to campuses with transport, entertainment, and lifestyle right on your doorstep.

MODERN. FUN. FRIENDLY.

CLOSE. CONVENIENT. COMFORTABLE.

STYLISH. SAFE. SECURE.

Why choose The Digs?

Affordable rentals, value for money, and choice

For 1st year and bursary students:

All our buildings are Stellenbosch University and UWC ACCREDITED PRIVATE RESIDENCE

So, if you plan accommodation subsidised by bursary then we are an automatic yes.

And for non-bursary first years our prices are competitive while still offering choice for a range of quality accommodation, with unmatched facilities included.

The Digs is an ideal 1st year environment for you to make the transition quickly, from being with your family to being more independent.

For Postgraduate Living:

For students more experienced in independent living and who prefer to be left to it, with tailored services and facilities to make day-to-day life easy. Postgrads will find the digs is flexible. Where you can create your own balance between studies and leisure time.

Move into a pod or communal living and create your own like-minded community.

Transfer Option!

Fancy a move to something more independent? Then move between Digs and checkout independent living options at Digs 2 and Digs 3

ROOM OPTIONS

Solo living in single rooms

Live with a roommate

Move to university with a friend from your high school

Live in a commune or pod-group

Our Values

Safety First

The safety and well-being of our residents is The Digs Priority #1! We go above and beyond to create a secure environment where students are protected, feel at ease and comfortable throughout their stay.

Resident-Centric Approach

Our residents’ needs, and satisfaction are central to accommodation design and are at the heart of everything we do. We actively listen to residents’ feedback, respond promptly to their concerns, and continuously strive to enhance their living experience. This approach means our students can be confident we will meet and exceed their expectations during their stay at The Digs.

 

Integrity and Ethics

Conducting business with integrity, ethical practices, and adherence to legal and
regulatory standards, promoting trust, fairness, and accountability in all interactions.

Continuous Improvement

We strive to improve and innovate. We routinely and actively seek feedback, analyse comments and data, incorporate, and embrace new ideas and technologies. In this way, our students experience ongoing enhancements in operations and to their living experience.

Flexibility and Adaptability

The world changes. Needs change. Technology and facilities management change. We are flexible and adaptable to change. We are aware of student needs,
expectations and preferences. We are open to feedback, committed to continuously improving services based on change and evolving requirements. Students at The Digs are assured that their experience is ahead of the game.

Community Engagement

Fostering a sense of community by organizing social and educational
events, encouraging resident interaction, and creating opportunities for networking and personal growth. At The Digs we strive to support the balance between academic success, life and fun.

MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCE COMMUNITY

The Digs offers private student accommodation with a focus on Health Science students. Surrounded by like-minded, hard-working students, move in and experience The Digs’ student living – you will be in good company!

SITUATED DIRECTLY ADJACENT TO TYGERBERG MEDICAL CAMPUS & TYGERBERG HOSPITAL

CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE UWC CAMPUS

The Digs 3 now ready for 2024 intake
limited availability!