Our mission is to manage and optimize the effective utilization of facilities across multi-campus properties and estates.


The department will achieve its mission by:

  • Instituting and maintaining applicable facility data for management and reporting purposes
  • Co-ordinating the strategic spatial development plan of the University
  • Managing and administering utility accounts
  • Verifying utility usage by means of an utility verification system and contributing to energy management
  • Providing signage and numbering for facilities

Infrastructure applications

Please contact Ms Adele Beukman (x 85 2414) for the application form and process

Procedure (link to pdf procedure document)

Application form (link to pdf Application form)


Contact us

Neo Segwe, Snr Admin Assistant (x 99 2744)
Liesel van Wyk, Director Facilities Space Management and Utilities (x 99 2742)


Energy Consumption Report

Link to monthly energy consumption report

Facilities data

Main functions

  • Maintaining all space and facility inventory diagrams and data
  • Updating Space HEMIS data for annual reporting to DHET
  • Capturing and updating data on SPM system


Contact details

Marinda Riekert (x 99 4344)
Nickiel Naidoo (x 99 4411)

Space planning and utilization

Main functions

  • Coordinate all space and infrastructure applications (Please contact Ms Adele Beukman  (x85 2414) for the application form and process)
  • Allocation and re-allocation of space
  • Conduct space utilization audits
  • Space bookings for shared facilities spaces


Contact details

Jaco Bezuidenhout (x 99 2164)
Adele Beukman (x 85 2414)
Bella Dintwe (x 89 2011)


Please contact Ms Adele Beukman (x85 2414) for the application form and process

Utilities metering and energy management

Main functions

  • Measuring and monitoring of utility usage by means of NWU integrated utilities metering system
  • Internal operational function
  • Verifying and reporting on utility consumption
  • Budget forecasting for utility accounts


Contact details

Christo de Beer (x 99 4407)

Utility accounts

Main functions

  • Management, payment and cost recovery of all utility accounts
  • Includes electrical, water, rates and taxes, and sewerage, refuse removal and other bulk services provided  by municipalities and other service providers such as Eskom and, the Department of Water Affairs, etc.


Contact details

Tharina van der Walt (x 99 4411)

Signage and numbering of facilities and spaces

Main functions

  • External signage includes:
  • Campus lay-out maps, building numbers, way-finding signage
  • Internal signage includes:
  • Room numbers, way-finding signs in buildings (departments, functions, and staff names)
  • Link to procedure and forms


Contact details

Neo Segwe (x 99 2744)