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UMT Capital Projects Group

The objectives of the Capital Projects Group (UMT CPG) are to seek approval from UMT to initiate and oversee the major capital projects of the University and prepare capital appraisal reports.

Contact: Mr Fiachra Kealey, Facilities Manager, (opens in a new window)Estate Services
Email: (opens in a new window)fiachra.kealey@ucd.ie

UMT CPG Meeting Schedule 2024/2025

 Meeting Date
12 June 2024, 11.30am-1.00pm
29 August 2024, 9.30am-11.30am
21 October 2024, 9.30am-11.30am
16 December 2024, 9.30am-11.30am
27 January 2025, 9.30am-11.30am
24 March 2025, 9.30am-11.30am

12 May 2025, 9.30am-11.30am

  • Devise an Estates Strategy as a basis for the planning, development and refurbishment of the University Estate.
  • To review and report progress towards implementation of the Estates Strategy and Strategic Campus Development Plan to UMT on an annual basis.
  • To advance and oversee capital projects in line with the Estates Strategy (subject to Governance approvals as appropriate)
  • To assess and recommend other project proposals arising which will complement the Estates or University Strategy. (e.g. University Performance-Based Projects or new projects arising not included in the Estates Strategy).
  • Review risks and opportunities which may impact the overall Estate or the Estates Strategy (including individual projects) as required. Assess and plan mitigation and remedial actions as required.
  • As a sub-group of UMT, fulfil the role of “Sponsoring Agency’ under the Public Spending Code for Capital Projects. Review projects at key “gates” and stages in the project lifecycle before recommending them for approval to UMT/Governing Authority as appropriate.
  • To act as an information conduit between Project Teams and the UMT where required.
  • To develop and oversee the implementation of University Space Policy, ensure robust space management processes are in place and update Policy and processes where required.
  • To develop and oversee implementation of other Policies that assist in the implementation of, or impact on, the Estates Strategy.
  • To ensure appropriate student input within larger capital projects planning.

 UMT CPG Terms of Reference

Contact the UCD University Secretariat

Tierney Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 (1) 716 1279 (general enquiries) | E: univsec@ucd.ie