Terms & Conditions

Your use of the Rent-a-Student website

You agree that your use of this website is for lawful purposes only. You agree that you will not use this website for any unlawful purpose, including committing a criminal offence, gaining unauthorised access to other computer systems, or transmitting unlawful material.

General disclaimer

You agree to access and use this site entirely at your own risk. Please read the Exclusion of Liability clauses below.

Choice of law

This website is owned and operated within the Republic of South Africa. Therefore, these terms and conditions are governed by the laws of the Republic of South Africa, and the user consents to the jurisdiction of the Witwatersrand High Court in the event of any dispute.

Accuracy of information

While every effort is made to ensure that the information provided on this website is current and accurate, you should not assume that this is always the case, and should consult other sources before making any decision to act on this information.

Your privacy

We respect the privacy of all visitors to this site. You may use this site without providing any personal information. However, so that we can regularly assess and improve the site, we may collect information on the number of visits to the site, pages viewed, etc. We may also use your email address in order to contact you directly. By applying for positions using the on-line job application form you grant us permission to use your details with our partners and associates. You may at anytime contact us to have your details removed permanently. Any payments received should be free from TAX, however it is your sole responsibility to ensure you are compliant with SARS.

Copyright and use of material

Rent-a-Student retains copyright in the website and all current and future content displayed on the website which is not owned by third parties.

Your comments

We value feedback received from visitors to our site. However, you agree not to transmit any material that is unlawful, harmful, defamatory, abusive, threatening, vulgar or obscene. You remain liable to any third party for your comments, and Rent-a-Student is not liable to any third party for the content of your comments.

External links and advertising

Wherever this website provides links to other websites, this should not be construed as constituting any relationship or endorsement of the linked third party, and reliance on all information provided by the external link is done so at your own risk.

Wherever third party advertising or promotional material is displayed on this website, this should not be construed as Rent-a-Student endorsing or creating any relationship between Rent-a-Student and that third party. Reliance on any such material is entirely at your own risk.


Any third party wishing to link to this website from their website must obtain permission from Rent-a-Student by directing such request to the webmaster, and permission may be granted on terms and conditions agreed.

Exclusion of liability

You expressly agree that the use of this website is entirely at your own risk. The website and all its contents are provided on an “as is” basis, and Rent-a-Student makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, to the accuracy of the contents of the website. Rent-a-Student does not warrant that the website’s functions will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that the site or its server is free from viruses or other harmful components.

Rent-a-Student, its owners, directors, employees, officials, suppliers, agents and/or representatives shall not be liable for any loss or damage, whether direct, indirect or consequential, or any expense of any nature whatsoever, which may be suffered by the user, which arises directly or indirectly from reliance of the website and/or its content.

Rent-a-Student, its agents or suppliers shall not be responsible for any direct or indirect special consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred by you related to your use of, or your inability to access or use, the content or the website or any functionality of the website or of any linked website, even where Rent-a-Student is expressly advised thereof.

You will either be paid directly via your employer or, more normally, via Rent-a-Student. Should you be paid directly by the employer, Rent-a-Student shall not be responsible for any deductions of whatsoever nature from your salary due amount. You should assume that you will be paid directly by Rent-a-Student unless Rent-a-Student advises otherwise. Should you be paid by Rent-a-Student, then Rent-a-Student will need to invoice the employer as a supplier for your service(s) prior to you being paid. Rent-a-Student, its agents or partners shall not be responsible for any direct or indirect special consequential or other damage of any kind whatsoever suffered or incurred by you in relation to any work you carry out, including but not limited to accidents (unless due to gross negligence of the employer), travel to your place of employment or deductions made by the employer for poor work or lateness. Any act deemed as gross mis-conduct e.g. theft, arson, rioting, refusing to complete the job, protesting or criminal damage may result in non payment for the work done (either in part or in full). Please note that whilst we aim to pay students on the 1st of each month if your timesheet has been submitted by the 15th of the previous month, some employers can take longer (up to 3 months). Rent-a-Student will always use it’s best endeavors to obtain payment for work done by students from any employer, however Rent-a-Student cannot be held responsible and is not liable should an employer go bankrupt or refuse to pay for any reasonable reason.

You will indemnify Rent-a-Student, its owners, directors, employees, officials, agents, suppliers or representatives, and keep them fully indemnified, from and against any loss or damage suffered or liability incurred in respect of any third party, which arises from your use of this website.


Any student offered a part time paid work placement accepts such work as an Independent Contractor you will:  Not be regarded as an employee.  Not be entitled to any benefits such as medical, office space, equipment, leave (including sick leave), etc in terms of Rent-a-Student’s conditions of service (available on request).

Rent-a-Student MAY occasionally refer your information to 3rd parties and you hereby grant Rent-a-Student non-exclusive rights to utilize any data you provide. To opt out of any marketing activities please email opt-out@rent-a-student.co.za with your login user name. Rent-a-Student will only ever contract with reputable clients who offer students benefits or opportunities e.g. cellphones offers and student loans.

Contact details for any purposes related to these terms and conditions

Email: webmaster@rent-a-student.co.za

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