The Central Labs Directorate has different lab facilities across the UoS campus. These labs serve faculty and students for all teaching and research activities. In total we have 147 labs: 97 teaching, 37 research and 13 labs for teaching/research. The Lab facilities are equipped with the state of the art lab equipment and considered the largest at the national and regional level. The Central Labs Directorate is responsible to manage: lab space, daily services, procurement of lab equipment, lab equipment maintenance, new installations, central utilities operations, lab safety, lab stores, supply of consumables and tools.