Student Obligations

ANNEXE B

1.0 Student’s Obligations

 

1.1 To pay the Rent to the College in advance on or before the Payment Dates outlines in Schedule A to this document..

 

1.2 To check the inventory and report any discrepancies damage or omissions to the College’s Accommodation Office within 7 days of the start of the Licence Periods failing which the contents will be deemed to have been agreed as being in good condition

 

1.3 To check the condition of the room and the internal fixtures, fittings and furniture at the start of the Licence Periods or on taking up residence (whichever is the sooner) and to report any defects to the College’s Accommodation Officer within 7 days of the start of the Licence Periods or on taking up residence (whichever is the sooner).

 

1.4 To keep the Accommodation in a clean and tidy condition and not to damage it. Where damage is caused intentionally or otherwise to the Accommodation, its fixtures, fittings or contents (including from the use of blu-tack, white-tack, sellotape or similar products on the walls) the College will charge the Student the cost of repair or if necessary replacement. The Student shall not be required to contribute to loss or damage which in the College’s reasonable opinion has been caused by an intruder provided that the Student has complied with his/her obligations in this Licence agreement relating to College security.

 

1.5 To keep (jointly with other students) the Common Parts in a clean and tidy condition and not to damage them. Where damage is caused intentionally or otherwise to the Common Parts, their fixtures, fittings or contents and the Common Parts, their fixtures, fittings or contents (including from the use of blu-tack, white-tack, sellotape or similar products on the walls) the College will charge the cost of repair or if necessary replacement to the Students having access to those College Contents or Common Parts.

 

1.6 Where damage or loss occurs at the College and it is not possible for the College (acting reasonably) to ascertain who is at fault, to pay a fair and reasonable proportion of the cost of repairing the damage or reinstating the loss including a £60 administration fee per student.

 

1.7 Not to remove from, affix to, change, damage or attempt to repair the structure or decorative finish of any part of the College or the Contents.

 

1.8 Not to repaint, redecorate or otherwise alter the state of the room.

 

1.9 Not to alter, add to or do anything which may cause damage to the electrical installation or equipment in the College or which may be a fire risk or in any other way put the health and safety or security of others or the College’s or other people’s property.

 

1.10 To ensure that any portable appliances comply with the College’s Electrical Regulations available on (http://home.jesus.ox.ac.uk/download-forms.aspx) before being used in the College. The Student must within 3 days of request either provide a safety certificate for, or remove from the Accommodation, any appliance which in the College’s reasonable opinion, is unsafe otherwise the College may remove it without further notice to the Student, charge any storage costs to the Student, and return it to the Student at the end of the Licence Periods.

 

1.11 Not to add to or change the telephone services to the Accommodation without the College’s prior written consent and not to add to or change the information technology services installation or supply in the Accommodation.

 

1.12 Not to introduce furniture, carpets or curtains without the College’s permission.

 

1.13 To allow the College, at reasonable times and after giving reasonable notice, to enter the Accommodation for the purpose of viewing, inspection, maintenance or repair. No notice will be given in an emergency, for routine cleaning on the designated days, or where the need for repair (or any other matter affecting the suitability of the Accommodation for habitation) was reported by the Student, but otherwise the College will aim to give 7 days prior notice for planned maintenance work and 24 hours prior notice for other purposes.

 

1.14 Not to bring into the College or keep on College premises any animal unless it is an aid for a person with a disability. The Student is requested to notify the College in advance if an assistance animal is needed at College, as adjustments may need to be made to accommodate it. Students will be responsible for the proper care and control of assistance animals and any damage or nuisance which an animal causes.

 

1.15 To comply with the College’s environmental policy and in particular (a) to take reasonable steps to avoid wasting fuel (eg by turning off lights and electrical equipment when not in use) or water and (b) participate in any waste recycling schemes operated by the College or by others

 

1.16 Not to put anything harmful, or which is likely to cause blockage, in any pipes or drains

 

1.17 Not to leave the Accommodation unoccupied without first closing and locking the window and not at any time to leave the Accommodation unoccupied without locking the door. Where the Student becomes aware of damage to the College caused by an intruder, to report the incident to the Lodge immediately or as soon as reasonably practicable.

 

1.18 Not to use the Accommodation for any other purpose other than as a study bedroom.

 

1.19 Not to share the Accommodation or sub-let it or transfer occupancy to any person. Occasional overnight visitors are not allowed in student rooms but may be accommodated in College guest rooms on the conditions set out in the College’s Information and Regulations.

 

1.20 Not to cause any nuisance, offence, disruption, harassment or persistent disturbance to others.

 

1.21 Not to keep any vehicle or vehicle parts in any part of College other than (a) bicycles in the designated cycle bays; or (b) mobility assistance vehicles and not to ride or drive any vehicle in College unless it is a mobility assistance vehicle. Users of mobility assistance vehicles are requested to contact the College in advance as the College may need to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate it (without imposing any obligation on the College if the vehicle cannot reasonably be accommodated).

 

1.22 At the end of the Licence Periods to leave the Accommodation in a clean and tidy condition and clear of all rubbish and personal belongings and to return to the College the keys/passes/entry cards to the College Lodge. If at the end of the Licence the room needs cleaning beyond what is normal the College will charge the cost of such cleaning, whether by College staff or by independent contractors, along with an administration charge, to the Student.

 

1.23 Promptly to send to the College a copy of any communication the Student receives which is likely to affect the College or the Accommodation.

 

1.24 To comply with all applicable legislation to avoid the Student’s actions or negligence having an adverse effect on the College or The University of Oxford or on the owners or occupiers of nearby property.

 

1.25 To comply with The University of Oxford’s Regulations and with the College Regulations contained in the College By-Laws and the Graduate and/or Undergraduate Handbook.

 

1.26 To pay to the College all costs reasonably incurred in enforcing the Student’s obligations in this Licence agreement or arising from a breach of them.


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