Cleaning and Waste Management

The University engages Australian Green Clean to clean its facilities at its metro and Mt Gambier campuses to an agreed detailed schedule. All buildings are cleaned, and general waste removed daily from Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays and the University closure period.

General cleaning includes the cleaning of the following facilities:

  • Rooms, corridors, stairways and entrance lobbies
  • Floors, carpets, walls, doors, partitions and ceilings
  • Internal windows (external windows annually), window ledges, mirrors and glass
  • Furniture, fixtures and other fittings
  • Signage (permanent) including Campus maps, blade signs, glass fronted cabinets and panels and other related fixtures and fittings
  • Ceiling fans, air conditioning, ventilation and exhaust vents
  • Toilets, bathrooms, washbasins and showers, multi access suites, prayer rooms, clinics and other areas as agreed including sharps, sanitary (including nappy) waste management and janitorial services
  • Paths, steps, landings, ramps and entrances, handrails, covered walkways, building crossovers, balconies, verandahs and car parks
  • External walls, balustrades and eaves
  • External work areas (including patios, pergolas etc)
  • Waste removal from internal and external rubbish and recycling receptacles, including general waste, recycling, liquid waste and bin hire

What you can expect

The main cleaning on Campus is carried out between the hours of 6:00am and 10:00am with a focus to have teaching areas completed as a priority

6:00am - 8:00am

  • Corridors
  • Kitchens (Student & Staff)
    • Student - All fittings and equipment. Fridges will be cleared weekly, fridge signed accordingly
    • Staff - All benchtops, sinks. External of fridges and microwaves. Additional cleaning can be arranged, cost centre will be required
  • Vacuming
  • Laboratories - Floors and hand wash basins only
  • Retail dining areas
  • Stairs and lifts
  • Student Lounges
  • Teaching Areas

8:00am - 10:00am

  • Campus Central
  • Libraries
  • Offices - All free surfaces, blinds, window sills, doors and vents
  • Rubbish Removal
  • Toilets
    • High use toilets will have additional cleaning throughout the day
    • 24/7 areas will have additional cleaning throughout the day

The operator shall undertake all works necessary to maintain the high standard of cleanliness and amenity required throughout the facilities.

For more detailed information regarding the university cleaning services please see the UniSA Cleaning Schedule.

Staff are encouraged to provide feedback on our cleaning services, including areas of performance that appears to fall below the acceptable standard.

Please contact FM Assist (X55555) if you wish to:

  • Provide feedback on current cleaning performance
  • Request additional or special cleaning (Additional or Specialist cleaning may incur an additional charge)
  • Request recycling of waste materials eg: polystyrene, paper, cardboard