University of Wollongong Smart Centre, image by Nikita Sergey

UNIVERSITY of Wollongong is seeking proposals from experienced security consultants to develop a security infrastructure master plan to address current and future development that is supported through security strategies and measures that address welfare health and safety and security, contribute to crime prevention and mitigate and respond to the risks that are identified in the national guidelines for the protection of crowded places.

UNW is a geographically large university, with 30,000 students spread across 9 domestic campuses and 4 international centres. The Wollongong campus, the university’s main campus, is on the original site 5 kilometres north-west of the city centre, and covers an area of 82.4 hectares with 94 permanent buildings. Apart from the extensive teaching and research buildings, the campus includes student residences, conference facilities, food halls, cafes, restaurants, a bar, conferences facilities, indoor sports centres and gymnasium, Olympic-standard swimming pool and sports fields. These faculties incorporate 40 teaching units with over 900 members of academic staff and more that 1900 staff overall.

Two kilometres away, the Innovation Campus (iC), is a 33-hectare greenfield site that lies adjacent to the Pacific Ocean in North Wollongong. UOW’s regional locations include Bega, Batemans Bay, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands. The University also has 3 Sydney campuses, including the UOW Sydney Business School in the CBD, the South Western Sydney campus in Liverpool and Southern Sydney campus in Loftus. Overseas, the University of Wollongong has a presence in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The tender closes on February 21, 2018.