Campus Cleaning


Hand Hygiene

Hand sanitizer and sanitizer wipes have been placed across all Campuses.

Enquiries should be directed to FM Assist on your campus.


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.

Weekend cleaning of some high use areas occurs on an as need basis.

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, verandas 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 teaching areas completed as a priority


6:00am - 8:00am

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

8:00am - 10:00am

  • Campus Central
  • Libraries
  • Offices - Once weekly on various days  - All free surfaces, blinds, window sills, doors and vents
  • Rubbish Removal - Kitchens and General - Daily
  • Rubbish Removal Offices - Once weekly on various days
    • We recommend placing food and organic waste in kitchen or common bins
  • Toilets
    • High use toilets will have additional cleaning throughout the day
    • 24/7 areas will have additional cleaning throughout the day

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

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