Norms and standards

Both on and off campus student accommodation is required to meet the government gazetted standards for student housing as published by the Centre for Higher Education. These standards apply to all public universities and university-accredited student housing providers across the sector.

The policy covers inter alia: physical infrastructure, health & safety, furnishings and fittings, construction, repairs and maintenance, student well-being and support, accessibility for students with disabilities, design of buildings and facilities and management.

See: Government Gazette No. R. 897 of 29 September 2015