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What formalities do I need to commit to when coming to Mauritius for my studies?

You need to have your papers right; valid passport with at least six months validity before expiry. You should also make sure to have a confirmation letter from a university, registered with the Tertiary Education Commission of Mauritius. At this point, a Student Visa will be required by the Mauritian Passport and Immigration Office and by the University at which you enrolled.

You can visit the local government’s website at for more information on visa application.

Note: It is recommended that you keep a soft copy of all your official documents for administrative purposes. 

Do I need to hold any kind of insurance in Mauritius?

If you are not covered for medical expenses outside of your home country, we strongly advise you to contract one to cover for your health needs during your studies. The medical insurance should cover a minimum of outpatient medical expenses, repatriation and liability. Local insurance companies are, among others; Mauritius Union, Anglo-Mauritius Assurance, Sicom, Swan Insurance and Mauritian Eagle.

Do I need any specific vaccines to study in Mauritius?

There are no mandatory vaccinations requested to travel to Mauritius.

Which airlines fly to Mauritius?

We suggest you book your own flight tickets. A number of airlines do fly to Mauritius from several destinations around the world, including Air Mauritius, Air France, British Airways, Emirates and Air Austral.

How much luggage am I entitled to?

You must pay special attention to the information on your ticket as to how much each airline allows you to carry. However, airlines normally allow between 20 and 30 kg, with an additional cost for excess. Some airlines allow for student baggage allowance. 



What is included in my rent?

Price includes water, electricity, security 24/7, student support Team, TV & Internet connection in the common lounge.

Should I pay any registration fee?

 In order to confirm your booking, we will require a deposit of Rs 21,000 (Mauritian Rupees) to be paid into our account. (Rs 18,000 will be kept as a security deposit, and Rs 3,000 as an administrative fee)

Upon your arrival, at the latest, we will need an upfront payment for the first 6 months rental or should you wish to settle for the whole period.

I submitted an application to book student accommodation. When can I expect an answer?

The Student Life team will deliver a response within four working days. However, this promise may not be sustained during peak periods.  

How do I know if there is room availability in your residences?

Feel free to contact our dedicated team either by email at or by phone/ whatsapp on (+230) 5498 0515 / (+230) 5498 4718 / (+230) 5422 8170 / office number: (+230) 452 9293 or by Skype on Student Life Residences. They will give you the latest updates.

Is there a deadline to register for accommodation?

There is no specific deadline, but the earlier you apply, the more chances you have to secure a room within one of our residences.

How can I secure an accommodation?

To pre-book your accommodation directly online, fill in the online application form with the required information and submit. Our team will then contact you about the required documents and provide you with further explanations. If you have any difficulty, feel free to contact us and we will assist you. 

Can I choose my roommates?

Yes, you can ask to be housed with specific roommates. The Student Life team will do their best to accommodate your requestpon (upon availability).

Can I modify my choice of accommodation even after booking?

It is always possible to request a change after application. However, it is understood that any request will be attended subject to availability. If you wish to make a change, please send us an email or give us a call. 


Are there any activities for students?

The Student Life Residences has its own lifestyle and provides a palette of activities for you to enjoy. You can discover them later on once students start to move in the accommodations.

What are the rules and regulations for use of the common areas?

The common areas are available for use to all students in the residences. For optimal community living, house rules will be presented to you upon your arrival.  

Is there any storage facility if I am not in Mauritius?

No. The Student Life Residences are not equipped with additional storage space for personal belongings.

What should I bring with me?

We recommend you bring along your personal belongings, such as clothes, electronics, books etc. and anything else you may need to add up to your comfort. The Student Life Residences have special prices for kitchen and bedding packs, but you may bring your own. 

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  • LUX* Surfski Week - Investec Mauritius Ocean Classic 2017

    26 June 2017 To 1 July 2017

    Race with Champions! Downwinds, warm crystal clear water, beautifull Tamasa hotel & delicious food, snorkeling, surfing, fishing, dolphin diving, good times with paddlers from across the globe, good downwinds & friendly locals & staff!

    ADRESS: Tamassa Hotel

  • Bharati 2

    30 June 2017 To 1 July 2017

    A true fairy tale, sung and danced as tradition wants ... except that the story takes place today! It is that of two Indian sisters who have lived in France since their childhood. Bharati, the eldest sister who was born in India, is a typical young conservative Indian. She decides to take her young sister, Neelam, for the first time to India to discover her country of origin.


  • Pink Floyd: The Mauritian Tribute

    1 July 2017

    The popularity of Pink Floyd is such across the globe that today, even if Pink Floyd does not exist anymore, there are bands, all over the world, who take back their songs and their shows professionally, playing In large rooms. The show will be composed of 18 songs by Pink Floyd, 15 of which are from its three iconic albums.

    ADRESS: Casela World of Adventurese

  • Bel Ombre trail

    2 July 2017

    Discover a new course between Bel Ombre and Chamarel: 6km, 21km or 42km. More information on

    ADRESS: Bel Ombre

  • International Conference on Energy, Environment and Climate Change

    5 July 2017 To 7 July 2017

    The International Conference on Energy, Environment and Climate Change, organized by the University of Mauritius will take place from 5th July to 7th July 2017 at the Le Méridien Ile Maurice in Pointe aux Piments, Mauritius. The conference will cover areas like Exchange of latest technical information,Disseminate of the high-quality research results.

    ADRESS: Le Meridien ile Maurice, Pointe aux Piments

  • Ultra Trail Raidlight Beachcomber

    8 July 2017

    10 km : Trail du Souffleur  / 25 km: Trail du Nautille / 47 km: Trail de la Perruche / 120 km: Trail des 7 couleurs / 120 km relay : Trail des 7 couleurs Relais. More information on

    ADRESS: To be confirmed

  • Dodo trail

    16 July 2017

    A reference trail in Mauritius, crossing peaks and private estates of the west coast. Climbs and steep descents, technical and really extreme - to do!
    4 km: Dodo Fun Run / 10 km: Mini Dodo Trail / 25 km: Ti Dodo Trail / 50 km: Xtreme Dodo Trail

    ADRESS: Les Gorges de la Rivière Noire

  • Bharti Singh Live

    16 July 2017

    Upon the Invitation of Excelmedia and B live Studio the numero uno female comedian of Bollywood, Bharti Singh is coming to perform for an exceptional comedy and music show on Sunday 16 July 2017 at the J&J auditorium. She will be accompanied by one comedian chirag wadhwani and two playback singers namely Yasser Desai and Aakanksha sharma.

    ADRESS: J & J Auditorium

  • Trail Championship

    12 August 2017

    12 km: Go through the superb domain of Case Noyale in the shadow of the Piton of La Riviere Noire.
    20 km: Extreme and tecnical course. A real challenge between Case Noyale and the Gorges de la Riviere Noire.

    ADRESS: Case Noyale

  • Mauritius CIO Summit

    16 August 2017

    The Mauritius CIO Summit, organized by the IDC will take place on 16th August 2017 at the The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa, Mauritius in Mauritius. The conference will cover areas like latest tech trends, and share invaluable experiences, strategic focus on business.

    ADRESS: The Westin Turtle Bay Resort & Spa

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  • A Student housing first!

    The Student Life Residences is the first student housing ever built in Mauritius, stemming from a national ambition to build a Knowledge hub. Student Life Residences  connect you to a full range of opportunities and provide solutions adapted to your needs, while nurturing your well-being. 

    Opened since September 2015!

  • A Home from home

    Whether you live in Mauritius or travelling from abroad, we’d like you to call Student Life Residences home. This is why our goal is to make your home a clean, comfortable and safe environment – one that supports your educational ambitions and fosters your personal growth.

    To fit your budget, Student Life Residences operate three types of accommodation. From private studios to shared apartments, we provide you with an ultimate student experience. 

  • Ideal location!

    Located on the outskirts of the coastal village of Flic en Flac on the west coast, Student Life Residences offer breath-taking views of the Black River mountain range while being merely more than a kilometre away from the sublime white sand beaches and blue lagoons of Flic en Flac.

    Cross the road and step in Cascavelle Shopping Village with its complete offering of restaurants, shops, supermarket and even a kart racing circuit.  

  • A unique lifestyle

    Get involved in a unique student life experience through special events designed around your lifestyle and interests. Concerts, sports competitions, artistic happenings, we surely have something that suits your taste and adds up to creating an optimal environment, and providing you with numerous ways to feel special.

    The Students’ Support team will be pleased to assist you in any of your requests, or you may also call for the on-site warden.