Minor Capital Works Requests


Minor Capital Works Requests can be submitted at any time in accordance with the following process:

  1. Obtain support for your proposal from the relevant Pro Vice Chancellor or equivalent.
  2. Contact the Manager: Capital Development in FMU (louise.brown@unisa.edu.edu) to discuss your proposal.
  3. Obtain the required inputs from FMU in terms of space availability (if required), estimated cost, constraints, timing etc.
  4. Prepare a memo which justifies the project, addressing one or more of the assessment criteria listed below.
  5. Ensure the relevant Pro Vice Chancellor (or equivalent) sends the memo to the Chief Operating Officer for approval, cc the Director: Facilities Management.


Assessment Criteria

  1. Safety: the project is required to address an inherent safety risk.
  2. Student: the project responds to significant issues negatively impacting the student experience that must be addressed immediately.
  3. Saving: the project will deliver significant ongoing cost savings that exceeds its cost.
  4. Functionality: the project is urgently required to improve a dysfunctional space that is not fit for purpose.