1. Licence fees for College study-bedrooms are calculated as follows:
(2) Grade B rooms have a floor area of greater than 12m2 but less than 16m2 and
(3) Grade C rooms have a floor area of less than 12m2;
(b) Grade 2: properties that are close to Domus (eg, Gwen Raverat House, Newnham Road or the Malting House
(c) Grade 3: properties that are more than a brief walk from Domus (5 Wordsworth Grove and beyond),
(b) Grade 2: ANUK standard in good condition, possibly recently refurbished
(c) Grade 3: ANUK standard but in poor decorative order,
(b) Grade 2: ANUK standard, sink in room or showers rather than baths
(c) Grade 3: ANUK standard but poor decorative order, no sink in room or baths rather than showers,
(b) Grade 2: property has a garden
(c) Grade 3: limited or no outside space,
(5) Internal communal spaces:
(b) Grade 2: good-sized kitchen or a short walk to main College facilities
(c) Grade 3: kitchen and table only and
(6) Decorative quality:
(b) Grade 2: middle of decorative life-cycle
(c) Grade 3: in need of decoration;
d. Room that are identified as ‘outliers’, such as exceptionally small rooms or rooms in brand-new properties attract a discretionary discount or uplift. The grade of such rooms is annotated with a ‘*’; and
e. A fixed costs charge, covering such items as utilities, network connection and PAT testing, is added to the base rent to produce the final licence fee.
2. In 2015/6, just over 50% of rooms were size Grade B; and 87% of rooms were facilities Grade 2.
3. Appeals regarding room grading should be made to the Domestic Bursar. Whilst room sizes are a matter of fact (although subject to checking), facilities grading is subjective and at his discretion according to the guidance at Paragraph 1b.