Midrand Campus - Facilities and Location | Pearson Institute
Our Campus Facilities
The Midrand campus boasts a student hub where students can get assistance with their academic, financial and personal needs/inquiries, sports fields and 3 different canteens that offer entertainment, amazing views, pool tables and mouth-watering food. Along with access to an affordable gym, our campus also has uncapped WiFi, a beautiful lake, an employability centre and we offer free trauma counselling to all students. Students can stay up to date with what’s happening on campus with our newspaper and speak to any of our support staff about any academic queries or concerns. Our IT, science and journalism labs are fully equipped and our centralised portal allows students to always keep in touch with each other. The Midrand campus also offers secure accommodation that has a laundromat, hair salon and tuckshop.
One of our biggest events is the Market Day where commerce student practices their business skills by running stalls where they can sell their wares to the university community that includes other students, lectures and non-academic staff. Other activities and clubs that students can get involved in include the debating society, school choir, Fresher’s parties, fashion shows, sports such as netball, rugby and soccer and our Heritage Day celebrations. We also have many church groups active on campus after hours and weekends.
We have 24 hour, on-campus security with access control on all entrances. The SAPS also committed to regularly patrolling our area.
We have secure parking for all of our students. Open and covered parking is available for all our students.
The Campus Location
The Midrand campus is centrally located and close to main shopping centres, one of which is the Mall of Africa. Our campus is easily accessible from the N1 highway and other roads coming into Midrand.
Student Activities in the Area
Our campus is situated 9.8 km away from one of the most exciting activities centres called Bounce in Waterfall. We are also near one of the biggest malls in Africa, Mall of Africa as well as the Kyalami international race course. For animal lovers there is the Lory Park Zoo, which hosts more than 350 species of animals and is within walking distance to the campus.
We have secure space allocated to taxis to drop and collect students and the Gautrain station is located 4km from our campus.
Why Our Campus Is Unique
We strive to constantly improve our students’ lives and have one-on-one interactions between lecturers / support staff and students regarding their experience in general as well as academic progression. Our technology-based learning and commitment to getting our students real world ready is just another reason why our campus stands out. Lastly, our employability centre and additional services rendered to both industry and students are critical in our delivery.