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Installation and Servicing of Access Control, Video Surveillance and Fire Alarm Systems at UCT

CLIENT: University of Cape Town


Founded in 1829, UCT has a proud tradition of academic excellence and effecting social change and development through its pioneering scholarship, faculty and students. It is also renowned for its striking beauty, with its campus located at the foot of Table Mountain's Devil's Peak, with panoramic views of much of Cape Town.

UCT has a total of 180 buildings with 1800 access controlled doors and approximately 30 000 students and staff who frequent and or reside within the campus on a daily basis. Therefore, the security of all members of the campus community is of paramount concern due to the potentially high fire and security risks.


As one of the leading African systems integrator providing end-to-end fire & electronic security solutions, FS-Systems has made it their mission to ensure a safe and secure campus environment by maintaining a professional presence on campus and providing the highest quality of service to its constituents. Some of the services we provide include: 24hr call centre, CHASE & SAP and emergency spares can be provided at a regular 2 hour response time.


For the past 14 years FS-Systems has serviced the UCT campus ensuring that all access control, video surveillance and fire alarm systems are 100% functional for 180 buildings with 1800 access controlled doors and approximately 30 000 students. As part of our continued quest to keep the UCT campus up to speed with the latest electronic security trends we have extended our services at UCT to include Emergency Lighting solutions to keep students safe during ESKOM load shedding & HD Video Surveillance system as the backbone of campus protection and response.


“FS-Systems performance is competent, professional, and responsive. They enjoy a value creating relationship with the University.”

Andre Theys, Director of Properties & Services


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