3A and 3B Sylvester Road were purpose built in 2008 and comprise of 22 en-suite rooms and 2 disabled access en-suite rooms in each house. The rooms are approximately 14 sqm. Rooms are arranged over three floors with shared kitchen and lounge on each floor.
This house includes:
This accommodation only offers:
These are the largest of the College rooms and are in the onsite houses and have shared bathroom facilities. Room sizes are approximately 25 sqm.
Residence charge bands
Accommodation is divided into different residence charge bands. The main criteria for inclusion in a particular charge band are size of room and whether the room has an ensuite bathroom or shares bathroom facilities, but inevitably some rooms are “better” than others within a charge band.
Visit the student residence charges page for current charges.
Your room and bathroom will be cleaned weekly by a bedmaker, on a specific day arranged by the Housekeeping Manager.
The furniture in each room includes:
- Single bed (6ft 6” x 2ft 6” / 76cm x 200cm)
- Bedside table
- Desk chair
- Easy chair
- Coffee table
- Desk lamp
- Bedside lamp
Apart from limitations on electrical appliances, you are free to bring soft furnishings to make your room homely. However, students may not introduce items of furniture of their own – e.g. double bed, sofa, arm chair without the approval of the College Steward.
This accommodation provides three kitchens.
Your bedmaker is responsible only for the general cleaning of student kitchens. This entails emptying the rubbish as and when necessary, cleaning the floor, the sink and draining area and wiping over the cooker and refrigerator. The refrigerator will be defrosted as and when necessary. The cooker will only be wiped down. It is up to the occupants to keep the cooker clean and fit for usage by everyone. Washing up is your responsibility.
What is included within the kitchen?
- One cupboard per person
Robinson College does not provide:
- Cooking Utensils
Every room in this accommodation has its own ensuite bathroom.
Ensuite in 3B Sylvester Road
Internet access is available in all bedrooms with an Ethernet cable. There are two network services on offer: the Basic service which is free, and the Gold service, which costs £25 per term.
Basic service: 5GB per 24 hour rolling period.
Gold service: 10GB per 24 hour rolling period.
Wireless networking is also available but full coverage is not guaranteed.
For more information, please see the IT FAQ.
There are washing machines and tumble dryers on site. The main Laundrette is located beneath the Porters Lodge and a smaller one is located at 4 Adams Road. A pre-pay card system is used.
All water and electricity usage is included in the rent price.
All bedrooms include central heating.