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UCSA building update

UCSA building demolition work was completed during the summer break. Early enabling works and ground improvements are due to start late February – this involves excavating and compacting gravel, and stabilising soil with cement on the north side of the site.

There will be general construction noise associated with this work, and vehicles coming and going from the site. Please take care when travelling near the site – slow down and look out for others.

The early enabling works and ground improvements are expected to be completed by June.

New around here?

Just in case you haven’t heard yet, a new UCSA building is opening in 2019. It’ll be a vibrant hub for students and include spaces for clubs, student advocacy and support services, events and entertainment.

Construction on the new UCSA building is expected to start mid-year.

Find out more at http://www.ucsa.org.nz/ourhome/project-vision/

Below: Artist impressions – an exterior view of the UCSA building and the new Ngaio Marsh Theatre.



Think first 101

Noticed this character around campus?

Think first is all about taking care of yourself and your mates while you’re studying here at UC. Here’s the three essential things you need to know if you’re new to campus.

  1. Look out for others – UC is a busy place, especially between lectures when students, lecturers and tutors are on the move to their next class. Whether you’re walking, biking, skateboarding or driving around campus – keep an eye on those around you to avoid any collisions.
  2. Stay alert near campus construction sites – It’s an exciting time to be studying at UC with work on several building projects nearing completion. Construction work on the new UCSA building, which will be a vibrant central hub for students, is also expected to start mid-year.Take extra care when you’re near campus building sites – watch out for trucks and construction vehicles coming and going, and follow any detours and signs in place.
  3. Report hazards on campus – If you notice a hazard around campus report it to Security, call 0800 823 637. Just let them know what and where the hazard is, and the Security team will get it sorted. You could be helping to prevent potential chaos!

Campus construction sites – Think first

With four large construction sites on campus (CETF, NEB, RSIC and UCSA) you might have noticed things are super busy around here.

When you’re near a building site on campus watch out for trucks and other construction vehicles coming and going from the site – take extra care when near site gates.

If traffic management staff or detour signage is in place, please follow instructions. This applies to everyone – drivers, cyclists, skateboarders and pedestrians.

Keep outside construction sites and fencing, stay alert and slow down – you never know what’s around the corner…

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