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Properties & Services



Christo Odendaal"My team is focused on solving problems and determined about making UCT a better place for students and staff." - Christo Odendaal, Director: P&S Maintenance and Operations

Maintenance has three main categories:

Maintenance costs

In general you will not be charged for routine maintenance, repair or replacement of elements of your building structure, systems, components and/or infrastructure.

This type of work is performed by Properties and Services on a schedule that is determined by priority of need taking into account impact on the academic calendar, life cycle of the system or component, availability of internal staff, appointed out-tasked contractors and funding allocations.

You will however be charged for services that involves a non-maintenance type request, all building alterations, additions, improvements and so forth that fall outside of the asset register, capital expenditure programme and the installation of or maintenance of all departmental owned equipment. In such cases Properties and Services will provide quotations, costing and feasibility to enable the faculty or department to budget, avail funds or apply to the annual capital expenditure programme.

Click on the links below for comprehensive lists of Cost and No-Cost Services:

Do you have a maintenance issue? Please refer to our list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) or contact a team member.

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