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In 2018 the student accommodation crisis was in full effect. In response to the outcry by thousands of students at the alarming lack of available housing; a few recent graduates (that’s us) decided to tackle the problem head-on. Add to the equation an obscene amount of caffeine, fast food, an abused swear jar, reams of coding, rants, hustle, no shortage of blood-sweat-and-tears, and just like that DigsConnect was born. To say it’s been a crazy journey so far is a complete understatement. We’re now the largest student accommodation marketplace in South Africa, and we’re just getting started. #goals We’ve connected thousands of student tenants with landlords from across the country, as well as connected tons of Digs mates with one another. Our goal is to build a self-sustaining community that shares our vision of creating a constantly-evolving platform where people can connect with like-minded individuals in a safe and secure environment. We want to build friendships, not just relationships.

Alexandria Procter

Business Development

Greg Keal


Brendan Ardagh


Kopanang Moripe


Hannah Frattaroli

Customer Success

Tristan Jules

App Development

Chelsi Sylvester

Content Management


Instagram Management

Mhlengi Mzimela

Software developer

Adam Soule

Software developer

Miles Hoogwerf

Business Development

Ashley Thekiso

Customer Success

How does it work?

Simply visit the “Find a Digs” page, or use the search bar on the home page to view hundreds of property listings, around South Africa. Search and compare hundreds of properties and find the perfect fit.

Looking for someone to live with? We have added the “Find a digsmate” feature to connect people in a safe and user friendly way. Add a little bio about yourself to express your individuality, and then go on and message someone!

Landlords, simply click the “Add a digs” button to create a free property listings. Students will message you directly through DigsConnect. Other exciting features are coming soon to make your property management a breeze.

As recent graduates we know how important it is to find a safe place to live. Look out for the verified tick on certain properties, meaning that we have personally visited and verified the property.

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