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Student computing lab availability during COVID-19

A number of student computing labs are now open on campus. Some are only open for face-to-face teaching while others are accessible for limited discretionary use physically and virtually.

Please view the table below for an overview of lab availability and the restrictions that are currently in place. It is important to note that this information can change at any time, so please check this page regularly for the latest updates.

 

Restrictions for physical access to labs

  • You must wear a mask at all times.

  • Please adhere to social distancing protocols.

  • Sanitise your hands when entering the lab.

 

Lab availability for ICTS-managed labs

We have included links to the standard lab capacity and opening hours information. Please note that during this time, only 50% or less of the listed number can be accommodated for physical access.

Where applicable, remote access is only available after hours.

Engineering and the Built Environment

Student computing lab

Face-to-face teaching

Discretionary physical use

Remotely accessible

Red Lab

Y

N

Y

Red Ext

Y

N

Y

CAE Lab

Y

N

Y

Green Lab

N

Y
(08:00 - 17:00 weekdays)

Y

 

Science

Student computing lab

Face-to-face teaching

Discretionary physical use

Remotely accessible

Scilab A

Y

N

Y

Scilab B

Y

N

Y

Scilab C

Y

N

Y

Scilab D1

Y

N

Y

 

Health Sciences

There is limited discretionary use between and after classes or assessments.

Student computing lab

Face-to-face teaching

Discretionary physical use

Remotely accessible

Health Lab

Y

Y

N

Wolfson Lab

Y

Y

N

 

Residence computing labs

During this time, only 50% or less of the listed number can be accommodated for physical access.

 

Student computing lab

Opening hours

Face-to-face teaching only

Discretionary physical use

Remotely accessible

Baxter Student Learning Centre

Monday to Sunday:  08:00 - 21:00

N

Y

N

Clarinus Lab

Monday to Sunday:
08:00 - 22:00

N

Y

N

Forest Hill Lab

Monday to Sunday:
08:00 - 22:00

N

Y

N

Liesbeeck Lab

Monday to Sunday:
08:00 - 22:00

N

Y

N

Obz Square Lab

Monday to Sunday:
08:00 - 22:00

N

Y

N

Rochester Lab

Monday to Sunday:
08:00 - 22:00

N

Y

N

 

Lab availability in faculty labs

Commerce

 Student computing lab

Accessible to

Operating hours

Used for exams

Discretionary physical use

Remotely accessible

COM_COMLAB

Commerce students when there are no tests or exams underway

09:00 to 16:00 weekdays only

Y

Y

Y

Note: this lab is unavailable 9,10 and 30 June 2021 due to examinations.

Most of the remaining Commerce labs are accessible remotely, unless there are exams or tests in progress.

 

Humanities labs available

COVID-19 protocols are in place and only 30%, or less, of the labs can be used for physical access.

Student computing lab

Maximum Capacity

Operating hours

Face-to-face teaching

Discretionary physical use

Remotely accessible

Upper Campus

Beattie (Discretionary)

30

08h00-17h30

N

Y

Y

Beattie (Teaching)

15

08h00-18h00

Y

N

Y

Southside 1

20

08h00-18h00

Y

N

Y

Southside 2

7

08h00-18h00

Y

N

Y

Postgraduate Lab

27

08h00-17h30

N

Y

N

Language Lab 24

7

08h00-18h00

Y

N

N

Language Lab 25

7

08h00-18h00

Y

N

N

College of Music

SACM C09

5

08h00-18h00

Y

N

N

SACM C10

8

08h00-18h00

N

Y

N

Hiddingh Campus

Bertram PC Lab 1.01

9

08h00-18h00

Y

Y

N

Bertram PC Lab 1.02

6

08h00-18h00

Y

Y

N

Bertram PC Lab 1.07

4

08h00-18h00

N

Y

N

UG Video Lab 2.07

5

08h00-18h00

Y

Y

N

Hiddingh Hall PC Lab

5

08h00-18h00

N

Y

N