Assoc Prof Kathy Michell

Deputy Dean: Undergraduate Studies



  • Level 5, Snape Building, UCT Upper Campus


  • PhD, University of Salford (2010)
  • MPhil (with distinction), University of Cape Town (1998)
  • BSc (Quantity Surveying), University of Cape Town (1991)

Professional Affiliations: 

  • PrQS, Reg. No. 3330 (South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession)
  • Member - Chartered Surveyor (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)
  • Member (South African Facilities Management Association)
  • Member (Association of South African Quantity Surveyors)

Undergraduate Teaching:

  • CON1011F (Property Studies 1A)
  • CON3040W & CON3043W (Cost Engineering)

Postgraduate Teaching: 

  • CON4042H (Advanced Property Studies B)
  • CON5046Z (Research Methodology)

Research Affiliations:

  • Urban Real Estate Research Unit (

Publication Profile:    

Research Interests:

  • Sustainable urban development and management
  • Urban and community-based facilities management
  • Property and facilities management