Category Archives: Behaviour and Responsibilities

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


Electrical trenching on Engineering Road

Electrical trenching works is taking place in the Science Road carpark until Friday 24 May. The Science Road carpark, and Engineering Road, will remain open while the work takes place.

Carpark exits to Engineering Road are closed to vehicles. Vehicles should exit the carpark via the Science Road entry and exit points.

The exits to Engineering Road are closed to pedestrians and the Science Road walkway (adjacent to the FM building) is partially closed. Pedestrians should follow all traffic management signage and use the footpath adjacent to the works area.

Please follow all traffic management signage and take care when entering, exiting and passing through the works area.