Category Archives: Behaviour and Responsibilities

Pathway closure between Science Road – University Drive

Users of the footpath between Science Road and University Drive will need to take an alternate route from Tuesday 4 June until Wednesday 26 June.

Work to widen the pathway to allow for more foot and bike traffic will be undertaken between those dates.

Contractors will be working from 7.30am and finish at 5pm daily and the footpath will be closed for the duration of the works.

Pathways on Science and Ilam roads, and University Drive will remain open and available as alternate routes during this period.

For any questions, please email


Ngā mihi,

Facilities Management Team

Heating outage Monday 27 May

There is currently no heating in Ilam Campus buildings due to a fault in the boiler system.

We expect this to be restored by 12.30pm. However, this will likely be a recurring issue on Mondays. Please consider this if you’re planning to work, study or visit the Ilam Campus. We appreciate this is an inconvenience and our team is working hard to remedy the situation.

Areas that aren’t affected:
•    Haere-roa / UCSA building
•    Ernest Rutherford
•    UC student accommodation
•    Dovedale Campus

For any queries, please contact

Power outage on Dovedale today, Wednesday 22 May

Kia ora,

There will be a power outage on UC’s Dovedale campus from 5pm – 9pm today, to carry out an urgent investigation into the main switchboard feeding the Primary Data centre.

The following buildings will be affected:

  • Boiler House & Technology Room (x2)
  • Dangerous Goods Store, Education
  • Education Facilities Management Garage, Store and Cleaners
  • Education Facilities Management Grounds and Maintenance Office
  • Education Facilities Management Office
  • Education Horticulture and Glasshouse
  • Education Student Association
  • Gardeners Office
  • Kotuku
  • Ōrakipaoa
  • Ōtākaro Annex
  • Ōtākaro
  • Primary Data Centre
  • Te Matatiki – Henry Field
  • Waimairi
  • Wairākei
  • Wharenui
  • 51 Solway Ave

Please turn off any IT equipment prior to the outage.

If you regularly study in, work in or use these buildings during these times, please prepare alternative arrangements.

For any queries, please email


Ngā mihi,

Facilities Management