University of Cape Town (UCT) Residence

University of Cape Town (UCT) Residence

Residence life

House Committee

The House Committee of a residence is responsible for making the best use of its annual budget. All events, such as Orientation Week and the annual formal, are handled by House Committees or its sub-committees, as are capital expenditure projects such as the purchase of furniture or computers.

The Head Student, along with a Deputy Head Student assisting, oversees this function.

House Committees consist of:


  • Warden
  • Head Student
  • Deputy Head Student
  • General Secretary
  • Treasurer

Non-Executive Portfolios

  • Academics
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Green Campus Initiative
  • RAG and Charity
  • Sports
  • IT


  • Development Committee
  • Small Events Sub-Committee
  • Green Committee
  • Entertainment Sub-Com

Contact Us

North Lane
Steve Biko Student’s Union Building
Room 7.22.4
Level 7
Upper Campus
Phone: +27 (0) 21 650 3535
Fax: +27 (0) 21 650 5011