Rents and Charges
Rooms are classified into 8 grades, according to their size, quality and proximity to the College site. The higher the grade, the higher the rent. In order to avoid large increases within any one year, the College has adopted a "cohort" rental system. Under this system, the rent you are charged depends on what year you joined the College.
Cost of living in Emmanuel College rooms
The weekly rents in 2016/17 for students who began in particular years:
It is important to note that PhD students are charged in four 12 week terms, and thus only pay for 48 weeks over the year.
In addition to rents, students in College housing pay a mandatory contribution towards the upkeep of the College kitchens (and receive subsidised food in return). The contribution you pay is included in your College rent, and varies according to how far you live from the college site. This contribution is paid once a term (three times a year).
- Students on the College site: £178.00
- Band A: £142.30 (Park Lodge)
- Band B: £71.10 (Barnwell, Tenison 33 and 43, Cutter Ferry House, Norwich Street 8)
- Band C: £35.50 (Hills Road 285 and 287)
Equivalent monthly rent calculation (assuming whole year occupancy and band B kitchen charge)