|RFx ID :||20057124|
|Tender Name :||Consultancy Services - Te Rangi Hiroa College Replacement Project|
|Reference # :||TR2018-23|
|Open Date :||Wednesday, 22 August 2018 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)|
|Close Date :||Monday, 17 September 2018 4:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)|
|Tender Type :||Request for Proposals (RFP)|
|Tender Coverage :||Sole Agency [?]|
|Required Pre-qualifications :||None|
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University of Otago (the University) is a collegiate focussed university leading the way in world class teaching and exceptional student lifestyle experience. Residential colleges are a key element of the undergraduate experience allowing students to discover like-minded people, build friendships and provide a strong basis for their learning experience.
University of Otago currently offers 15 different residential collages ranging in location, size and character and houses around 3,478 undergraduates (2,548 owned and the remainder in affiliated colleges). Each college offers a unique experience to students combining balanced lifestyle, study and community in facilities ranging from 75 – 501 students per college. Students are welcomed into the college whanau and add to the flavour and feel of each college. The unique ‘flavour’ of each college is a key component of the Otago experience.
The current college estate is in the process of being reviewed over the course of 2018 to ascertain a direction for the future state.
Whilst that review is being undertaken, the University requires to address a more pressing demand driven by the impact of the new SDHB Dunedin Hospital Project. The recent announcement at the beginning of May 2018 has confirmed the location of the hospital site which directly impacts upon the University’s Te Rangi Hiroa College (TRH). TRH houses 125 undergraduate students South East of the current hospital on Castle Street and will require to be vacated to allow hospital construction work to progress. The target date for vacating the site is May 2021.
Campus and Collegiate Life Services (CaCLs) are responsible for the management of all residential colleges and will be the Project Owner. The goal for CaCLs is to provide the following project outcome:
- Replacement College for Te Rangi Hiroa including additional capacity (350 beds total)
The focus will be upon providing a financially viable Capital Project for a college which fulfils the above requirement and allows CaCLs to:
1. Operate efficiently
2. Offer accommodation to students in a unique and quality collegiate environment.
3. Create a diverse and financially sustainable college
More detail is available in the attached tender documents.