Physics building basement flooding update

Tuesday, 14 February 2017

Over the weekend an underground mains water pipe ruptured in the Physics building causing widespread flooding in the building’s basement.

Crawley campus - planned high voltage electrical switching

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

The University has scheduled electrical works from 6am to 7am on Tuesday 14 February 2017, to complete high voltage (HV) switching to the Crawley campus. The works are necessary to ensure the HV electrical network circuit is fully connected and integrated.

Electricity interruptions in hot weather

Monday, 23 January 2017

Due to the high temperatures forecasted this week, it is expected there will be localised interruptions to air-conditioning across the campus from 2pm on Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 January 2017.

Last day for free campus-wide furniture, waste and e-waste collection

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Dear colleagues

The University is undertaking a free campus-wide furniture, waste and e-waste collection to remove all unwanted, old or damaged items, from Wednesday 25 January to Wednesday 8th  February 2017. 

We ask that you take the time to check your work and storage areas for items that are no longer used or required, damaged or taking up space unnecessarily (these items are not only unsightly, but also create a safety hazard). 

Physics building - crane on site

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

From Wednesday 14 to Thursday 15 December, a crane will be on site alongisde the Physics building (located in car park 16). The essential crane lift works form part of the Physics Liquid Nitrogen Tank relocation project.

Pedestrian access closed - north of Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre

Monday, 28 November 2016

The pedestrian access north of the Indian Ocean Marine Research Centre (and the CO2 Research Facility) will be closed from Tuesday 29 November to Friday 9 December, while the installation of automatic bollards is undertaken.

Vinyl floor replacement - Reid Library northwest stairwell

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Works are scheduled within the Reid Library northwest stairwell to remove old vinyl flooring identified containing low levels of asbestos materials.

Crane lift - Electrical Engineering building (226) Thursday 24 November

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Between 7am and approximately 8.30am on Thursday 24 November Campus Management will use a crane to remove an empty tank and two generators from the Electrical Engineering building (226). The crane will be placed at the side of car park 16 (off Fairway entry 2). There will be no access to the car park during this time.

Parking restrictions during UWA graduations - November 2017

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

On Saturday 19 November there will be some parking restrictions to a number of car parks at UWA for graduation ceremonies.

Changeover work on Crawley campus electicity substation completed

Monday, 14 November 2016

Changeover work on the Crawley campus electricity substation has been completed successfully. The work will provide a safe and stable power supply to our campus buildings and was necessary because the old substation presented a risk to the campus power supply as it was nearing the end of its service life.

Critical substation upgrade works - commencing Friday 4 November

Friday, 28 October 2016

The next stage of changeover works to the new Crawley campus electricity substation will begin on Friday 4 November.

Half road closure - Wednesday 22 September - Service Road 4.

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The half road closure is necessary to complete the asphalt laying on a section of the road. Traffic management will be in place to ensure safety is maintained while the works are being undertaken.

Construction starts on Physics liquid nitrogen tank storage yard

Monday, 19 September 2016

From Monday 19 September, the Physics liquid nitrogen tank relocation project will move into the construction phase.

The LN2 storage tank has been relocated to its temporary location and plumbed for reticulation. Works will now start on the construction of a protective shelter and storage facility for the LN2 tank and the relocation of the helium storage out of the building.

Service road closure near Music - Monday 19 September

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Please be advised that from 7am – 4pm on Monday 19 September a section of the internal service road adjacent to the tennis courts and Music building will be closed.

The road will be closed in both directions to facilitate water reticulation pipe works. Detour signage and traffic to Hackett Drive will be managed.

Oak tree removal at Oak Lawn

Thursday, 15 September 2016

Unfortunately one of the large cork oaks (Quercus suber) on the Oak Lawn has had major root failure and collapsed. The tree has been identified by an arborist as a high risk due to its deteriorated state.

Car Park 15 - Wednesday 14th September

Monday, 12 September 2016

Car Park 15 between buildings 222 (Environmental Systems Engineering) and 224 (Civil and Mechanical Engineering) will have reduced access between 6am – 8.30am on Wednesday 14th September 2016.

Up to eight bays will be closed during this time to enable truck access and geotechnical ground testing.

Parking restrictions during UWA graduations

Friday, 9 September 2016

During September there will be some parking restrictions to a number of car parks at UWA for graduation ceremonies. Please check the dates below for details.

Temporary entrance at Reid Library

Monday, 5 September 2016

The main entrance of the Reid Library will be temporarily closed from 7am Monday 12 September to 4pm Friday 16 September, while works are underway to complete cladding the exterior portico of the new entrance.

UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre foyer refurbishment

Monday, 29 August 2016

The refurbishment of the UWA Recreation and Fitness Centre foyer is now underway.

Access to the Fitness Centre and Sports Hall will be maintained throughout the works however, at certain times, temporary diversions will be in place.

Works are expected to be completed in October, 2016.

Full details are available at cm.uwa.edu.au.

 

Physics Service Yard closure - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Monday, 29 August 2016

The Physics service yard and adjacent car bays will be closed from 6.30am – 9am on Tuesday 30 August 2016 to allow for the placement of a temporary liquid nitrogen storage tank.

There will be no vehicle or pedestrian access to the southern entry of the Physics building, or the ramp from the carpark to the west side of the Reid Library, during these times.