Whilst Property Services have a priority focus on providing facilities that are fit-for-purpose and maintained to all codes and regulations, work is also undertaken on major upgrades and new works to support the changing University environment.
Following is a brief look at some of these works.
Ongoing LED upgrades both internally and external across all Southern Cross University Campuses.
Another step towards a brighter future. Property Services has worked hard and consulted with many experts on how we can increase and truly benefit from solar resources at our campuses. We are now happy to report that a number of new solar panels will be installed at our campuses very soon.
Traffic Management Plan
Updated Traffic Management Plan for the Lismore Campus. Property Services are revisiting our existing traffic way-signage and road markings in order to accommodate the new environment and additional tenants now on campus. Works to remediate the signage and road marking are being scheduled and will commence shortly.
Asbestos Removal Works
The University is committed to the safety of all it's staff, students and visitors and as such Property Services has been working consistently over the past year with the goal of removing all asbestos containing materials from our Lismore Campus. These works are being performed in a safe and orderly fashion to ensure no one is placed at risk while these materials are collected and disposed. For more information about how SCU manages asbestos and how we meet our legal obligations, please visit our Hazard and Waste Management
V Block external artwork
Designed by Senior Lecturer, Stephen Garrett, the uplift to the external facade of V Block provides a bright and welcoming finish as you enter the campus from Kellas Street.
Property Services are conducting ongoing reviews at the Gold Coast to ensure we are utilising each building, level and room to it's maximum potential while maintaining a comfortable study and work environment.
Student Lounge Refurbishment
The Gold Coast Building A student lounge is getting a whole new look! After careful consideration and consultation a new lounge suite has been designed and will be refurbished soon.
Health Sciences Building
Construction of the $12m Health Sciences Building was completed on 16 September 2019. The building boasts seven specialist health laboratories, an outdoor teaching space, dual signage in the Gumbaynggirr language, and an Indigenous garden which features local medicinal plants. The project was completed on time and on budget.
The official opening of the Health Sciences building was on 20 November 2019 and proceedings led by Mr Pat Conaghan MP, Member for Cowper.
Classes commenced in Session One, 2020.
Stage 2 of the CHEC Allied Health Building
Stage 2 of Allied Health Building at Coffs Harbour Education Campus to begin construction soon.