St Chad’s College,18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH
THIS LICENCE AGREEMENT is made by and between St Chad’s College, whose registered address is 18 North Bailey, Durham, DH1 3RH (“the College”) and “you” the individual whose details are set out on the Particulars of Offer on the date that you notify online your acceptance of your offer of Accommodation. For the purpose of this agreement, your “Accommodation” shall, in the case of individual or shared accommodation, shall mean and shall include the room in College which you have been allocated as a bedroom and study space along with all the areas of College to which students of the University are permitted access, including all social spaces and, where membership permits, the Junior Common Room or Middle Common Room (“Common Areas”).
Under this licence, accommodation is only offered to members of College who are registered full-time students of Durham University.
1.1. In accepting your offer of Accommodation at St Chad’s via signature of the Particulars of Offer a copy of which is attached hereto, you hereby agree to be legally bound by the terms of this Licence Agreement. In addition, you undertake that you will comply with any further regulations or terms of which you are notified by St Chad’s College from time to time which may be put in place by St Chad’s College for any reason, but in particularly those required as a result of any change in the law, or those which are in the reasonable opinion of St Chad’s College, necessary in the interests of health and safety, security or good estate management. All such supplementary regulations and terms shall be deemed to be incorporated into and to form part of this Licence Agreement at the point at which you are notified of the existence of such terms and/or regulations by St Chad’s College in writing. Such notification shall be considered to include notification via the displaying of any notice or signage by St Chad’s College detailing such supplemental terms or regulations, in any shared or common area of the Accommodation or Room.
1.2. In consideration of payment of the Licence Fee in accordance with the provisions of clause 2 herein, subject to the provisions of this Agreement, St Chad’s College hereby grants to you a licence to occupy a Room within the College as a bedroom and study space for the Period of Occupancy as defined in the Particulars of Offer attached hereto, including the right, (in common with other licensees with rights to occupy or use the Accommodation), to use all furniture, equipment and other property located in the Room and any included in any common area of the Accommodation during that time.
1.3. Where a catering option has been selected via your Particulars of Offer, this shall be provided to you by St Chad’s College at the times and venues of which you are notified by the College, subject to availability.
1.4. This Licence Agreement does not grant you any right of exclusive possession or occupation of any particular Room or space in the College at any time. St Chad’s College at all times reserves the right to require you to move to another room at any time and for any reason. In the event that the Room you occupy is a twin room with an unoccupied bed space therein, you may be asked to move into another twin room in order to utilise bed spaces economically.
1.5. Where you are required to move to an alternative room in accordance with the provisions of clause 1.4 above, St Chad’s College shall endeavour to give you as much notice as is reasonably practicable, however, St Chad’s College shall be under no obligation to provide you with any specific period of notice prior to requiring you to move, and in particular, where St Chad’s College determines that any move is necessary in the interests of the health and safety of either yourself or any other individual on University premises, such move may be required to be made with immediate effect.
1.6. Under no circumstances shall you be permitted or have any right to sublet or grant any kind of sub-licence to any third party to use or occupy your Room or any other part of the Accommodation or other University property, in any way or for any reason, particularly taking in any lodger or paying guest. Nor shall you be permitted to allow any other person or persons to stay in your Room or any other part of the Accommodation, or to leave their belongings in your Room or any other part of the Accommodation whether or not you are present, including sharing your Room with any other individual unless they are explicitly licenced to do so by St Chad’s College. This Agreement may not be assigned to any third party for any reason.
1.7. You will not normally be permitted, or be granted any licence of any kind, to instigate or conduct any formal or registered trade, business, profession or any other commercial activity within your Room or any part of the Accommodation, or use or register any College address for such a purpose. Exceptions are rarely made, and then only with the express, and specific, permission of the Principal.
1.8. You hereby undertake to ensure that in the event that you receive any formal or legal notice, order or other similar document delivered to the Accommodation by any third party which may relate to, or might affect, St Chad’s College, the Accommodation, the boundaries to the Property or properties of St Chad’s College, any member of staff or student of St Chad’s College you shall deliver the original copy of such notice or document to St Chad’s College as soon as is reasonably practicable after receipt (and in any event within a maximum of five (5) days).
- LICENCE FEE
2.1. In consideration of the Licence granted to you hereunder, you hereby undertake to pay the Licence Fee as detailed in your Particulars of Offer (including Advanced Rent where applicable, see College webpage here). Payment will be in three (3) equal termly instalments, each due in advance of the official commencement date of each term, or at the very latest thirty (30) days into the Michaelmas Term and fourteen (14) days into the Epiphany and Easter Terms, the dates of which will be notified to you by St Chad’s College.
2.2 Any failure to pay any instalment of the Licence Fee by the date due , in accordance with the provisions of clause 2.1 above, will be considered to be a direct breach of the terms of this Agreement and St Chad’s College shall reserve the right to terminate this Agreement in accordance with the provisions of Clauses 6 & 7 herein. All outstanding unpaid instalments of the Licence Fee shall be considered to be a debt to St Chad’s College and shall therefore be dealt with in accordance with St Chad’s College’s published policy on Student Debt available online at https://www.stchads.ac.uk.
2.3. You hereby acknowledge that payment of the Licence Fee is an absolute requirement of this Agreement and under no circumstance shall you have any right to make any unilateral offset, set-off, deduction or counterclaim, in respect of the Licence Fee or any portion thereof, however arising. In the event that at any point during your Period of Occupancy you may consider yourself entitled to any repayment or refund of any portion of the Licence Fee as a consequence of any perceived failing on the part of the College to allow you to occupy College Accommodation in accordance with the terms of this Agreement or in connection with any other matter relating to your relationship with the College this should be raised formally with the Collegethrough the processes prescribed by clause 9 to this Agreement.
3.1. You hereby agree to grant immediate access (whether or not you are present) to any part of your Room or the Accommodation to St Chad’s College’s authorised employees, agents and representatives and all statutory law enforcement agencies and emergency services for any lawful and reasonable purpose including, but not limited to purposes of inspection, maintenance, repair, or security. (See also 4.1.1 below)
3.2. You agree to allow access to St Chad’s College’s authorised employees, agents and representatives at all reasonable times without notice for the purposes of cleaning. St Chad’s College at all times has the right to carry out or to commission any maintenance, alterations or building works anywhere in the Accommodation or on adjoining or neighbouring property and St Chad’s College shall under no circumstances be liable for any disturbance or inconvenience which may be caused to you by any such works. St Chad’s College will attempt to minimise inconvenience wherever possible.
- USE, MAINTENANCE AND CLEANLINESS OF THE ACCOMMODATION
4.1. For the Period of Occupancy under this Agreement, you hereby undertake as follows:
4.1.1. To keep your Room, including where provided en-suite facilities, carpets and any items and furniture provided in your room on commencement of the period of occupancy, in a reasonable state of cleanliness and tidiness with due attention to safety (for yourself and College staff), and maintain them in no worse state of repair than on commencement of this Agreement (fair wear and tear excepted), and so as to allow (where it is reasonably necessary) full and free access to your Room and any shared spaces in the Accommodation to staff and other students of St Chad’s College.
4.1.2. In conjunction with other resident students, to keep any shared spaces in the Accommodation and any other buildings or property which you are entitled to use in common with others reasonably clean and tidy and not to allow the accumulation of rubbish;
4.1.3. Not to alter or damage your Room, any part of the Accommodation or any of the items or furniture provided in your room on commencement of the period of occupancy, and to give up your Room and any of the items referred to in the Inventory at the end of your Period of Occupation in no worse state of repair than at the start of the Agreement (fair wear and tear excepted); and to meet the reasonable cost, reasonably incurred, by St Chad’s College as a result of it having to make good any damage or loss to your Room or its furniture, fixtures and fittings caused by you;
4.1.4. To ensure that your mattress remains on the bed-base at all times, covered with mattress covers, and that curtains are left in position and not replaced by your own curtains;
4.1.5. Not to use socket adapters; although gang sockets are permitted provided that they are fitted with a 5-amp fuse;
4.1.6. Not to keep any additional fittings or fixtures, or articles of furniture in your Room, or hang posters, decorations or other items in any common area of the Accommodation (including landings, stairwells and corridors) without the written consent of St Chad’s College;
4.1.7. Not to bring in or keep any animal, livestock or pets in any Room;
4.1.8. Not to use, produce, store, distribute or grow any illegal substance (including illegal drugs) or any substance that is or could reasonably be considered by St Chad’s College to be or to constitute any New or Novel Psychoactive Substance as defined by the EMCDDA, within your Room or anywhere else in the Accommodation or any other property of the University. For the avoidance of doubt, this shall include the recreational use and/or storage for the purposes of recreational use of nitrous oxide;
4.1.9. To check the contents and furniture provided in your Room on commencement of the Period of Occupancy regularly and report shortages, losses or damage to the College Office as soon as is reasonably practicable to do so;
4.1.10. To ensure that any electrical or other equipment which you bring into any part of the Accommodation complies with all safety requirements stipulated in the College Handbook & Regulations. In the event that any such equipment is found not to be in compliance with such safety requirements, such items may be removed from your Room by the College at any time and will only be returned to you on the condition that you undertake to remove it from University property as soon as possible, and not to use it again on University property in the interim;
4.1.11. To meet a reasonable share of the cost of any damage or loss to a Room or any shared spaces of the Accommodation, including loss or damage to furniture, fixtures and fittings where that damage or loss cannot be attributed to an individual student(s). You have a right to refer the matter to the Accommodation Dispute Procedure (see Section 8) where you believe St Chad’s College is acting unreasonably in asking you to pay for any anonymous damage;
4.1.12. To meet a reasonable share of the cost reasonably incurred by the College as a result of remedying any damage to buildings, equipment, unoccupied rooms or any other property owned or managed by St Chad’s College which you are entitled to use in common with other residents under this Licence, where the College, acting reasonably believes that such damage has been caused by the act or default of any student or students.
4.1.13. You have a right to refer the matter to the Accommodation Dispute Procedure (see Section 8) where you believe St Chad’s College is acting unreasonably in asking you to pay for anonymous damage;
4.1.14. Not to do or allow to be done in your Room, in any other area of the Accommodation or, in property owned or managed by St Chad’s College any act or thing which will, or is likely to, invalidate St Chad’s College’s insurance, or be a nuisance or cause any damage to the Accommodation or any other property of the College, or annoyance to the staff, students or other residents of St Chad’s College, or to any occupiers of neighbouring property;
4.1.15. To use reasonable efforts not to allow any sound from within your room (either music or other sounds) to disturb other residents, staff and students;
4.1.16. Not to share, loan, part with, or exchange any keys, fobs or access codes allowing access to the Accommodation, your Room or any property in which your Room is situated;
4.1.17. To close and where appropriate lock all external doors & windows on entering or leaving property owned or managed by St Chad’s College, and not to prop open any doors which can be used by the public, or that are clearly marked as fire doors;
4.1.18. To return all Room keys back to the College as directed at the end of the Period of Occupancy, except where the College has agreed to you occupying the Room for any Supplemental Period of Occupation;
4.1.19. Not to smoke or vape in your Room or in any other indoor College location, or within the designated published distance to the exterior of any college property. For the purposes of this Clause 4.1.19 and for the avoidance of doubt, to “smoke” shall mean being in possession of any lit tobacco or of any other lit substance in such a form from which the smoke could be purposefully inhaled and/or exhaled, and further any other product including but not limited to electronic cigarettes, which produce any kind of vapour or other inhalant for the purposes of personal recreational use;
4.1.20. To ensure at all times while residing in the Accommodation that you are polite and respectful when interacting with University staff and fellow students, and behave courteously with due regard for others using common spaces of the Accommodation, and where occupying shared bedroom space, fellow students occupying bedroom space in common with yourself;
4.1.21. Not to enter prohibited areas such as boiler rooms, rooms containing electrical equipment or any prohibited areas such as void spaces or roofs;
4.1.22. Not to tamper with fire alarms, fire detectors and fire safety equipment. If you set off a fire alarm without good cause you commit a serious disciplinary offence, and you may have to pay a fine and any costs reasonably incurred by the College and the Emergency Services. Misuse or disablement of the fire alarms and fire safety equipment is a major disciplinary offence under St Chad’s College’s General Regulations that may lead to disciplinary proceedings and may also constitute an offence under Section 8 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, which St Chad’s College is obliged to investigate/report and which may result in subsequent prosecution;
4.1.23. Not without the written consent of St Chad’s College to keep or use in your Room any supplementary heater of any kind;
4.1.24. Not to use or keep in your Room, the Accommodation or anywhere else on University Property any inflammable, incandescent or explosive items or substances, e.g. fireworks, candles, jos sticks, incense or car batteries;
4.1.25. Not to bring in or keep in your Room, the Accommodation or any other University premises, firearms (including replicas), airguns or any kind of dangerous and/or illegal weapon, or any other item or substance likely to pose a threat or risk to other occupants or members of College staff;
4.1.26. Not to display material that may be considered obscene or offensive in any shared space in the Accommodation or other common area;
4.1.27. Not within any College property to conduct door to door campaigning, political canvassing, leafleting, collections or evangelising without having first sought and obtained the express written permission of St Chad’s College.
4.1.28. St Chad’s College is committed to reducing their environmental impact by making the most effective and efficient use of all resources. This commitment is reflected in the College Environmental Policy. St Chad’s College encourages all students to develop an environmentally sound approach to their lifestyle and time occupying the Room and we would expect you to use reasonable efforts to comply with these initiatives. Full copies of all relevant policies can be provided to you on request.
4.2. You understand and agree that the College at all times reserves the right to refuse entry or access to any part of College property including the Accommodation and your Room to any individual, at any time, whether or not they are your invited guest, and may at any time require any individual already accessing or on College property (including any individual in the Accommodation or your Room) to leave. In the event that you wish to invite any guest to visit you in the Accommodation, you hereby undertake to do the following:
4.2.1. Not to allow any guest to stay overnight in your Room without first informing the College Reception, giving the name of the guest and the length of their intended stay. The College Officers at all times reserve the right to refuse such a request and where such a request is approved, to charge you a fixed sum per night for each guest who stays for more than three (3) consecutive nights (details of applicable charges may be obtained from the College Office on request). For the avoidance of doubt and for the purposes of this Clause 4.2.1, “overnight” shall be defined at the discretion of the College acting reasonably, but can be considered to constitute any period between the hours of 12 midnight and 8am; and
4.2.2. Where at any time you invite a guest onto College property, you accept in full, personal responsibility and liability for the behaviour of any and all such guests and for ensuring that you and your guests at all times comply with the terms of this Agreement and the College Regulations;
4.2.3. In the event that any damage to any College property is caused by an individual reasonably considered by the College to constitute your invited guest you shall meet the reasonable cost, reasonably incurred, by the College as a result of it having to make good any damage or loss to your Room or its furniture, fixtures and fittings by your guests.
5. 5.1. In the event that you, or any of your invited guests, are deemed by St Chad’s College to be in breach any of the conditions of this Agreement, St Chad’s College reserves the right to take any action St Chad’s College deems appropriate, including termination of this Agreement in accordance with the provisions of Clause 6 below. However, St Chad’s College may also: 5.1.1. consider the matter as an offence under the University’s General Regulation IV Discipline; or 5.1.2. where the College considers the breach as amounting to a criminal offence, immediately refer the matter to appropriate law enforcement and notify the Registrar under the Terms of the University’s Code of Practice on Notification of Misconduct to the Police and Internal Action; 5.2. In addition to any of the sanctions under the University’s General Regulation IV Discipline or any fines under College Regulations, if misconduct on your part or the part of any of your guests results in damage to St Chad’s College’s property or if St Chad’s College suffers any other loss as a consequence of such breach, you will be issued with a demand for the reasonable cost of repairing the damage caused by your breach and, as appropriate, with a demand to make good other losses. You undertake to pay any such fine and/or other charges within fourteen (14) days of notification that such sums are due and owing. In the event that you fail to pay such sums on expiry of this fourteen (14) day period, St Chad’s College will consider the breach as constituting an offence under the University General Regulation IV Discipline which will result in further disciplinary action.
SUSPENSION, EXCLUSION AND TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT
6.1 Without prejudice to St Chad’s College’s right to terminate this Agreement: where in the reasonable opinion of St Chad’s College, you are deemed to present a significant risk to the health and/or safety of the community (including other students, other residents, staff, or other authorised users of any University premises) for any reason whatsoever, St Chad’s College may suspend or terminate this Agreement and thus your right to occupy your Room shall cease, whereupon you will be required to immediately vacate your Room.
6.2. Where this Agreement is suspended in accordance with the provisions of Clause 6.1, with the exception of where such suspension is deemed by St Chad’s College to be on the grounds of infectious disease, any suspension will be made in accordance with the procedures set out in the University General Regulation VI, Suspension.
6.3. Such suspension shall continue for as long as St Chad’s College reasonably determines it to be necessary and in accordance with the University General Regulation VI Suspension.
6.4. For the duration of any period of suspension of this Agreement as detailed in this Clause 6, St Chad’s College shall be under no obligation to provide you with any alternative accommodation.
6.5. Your obligations under the provisions of Clause 2 to pay the Licence Fee shall at all times continue over any period of suspension.
6.6. Without prejudice to the College’s rights under the provisions of Clause below, in the event that you are found guilty of any offence under the University General Regulation Discipline IV, St Chad’s College retains the right to terminate this Agreement at any time and without notice.
6.7. This Agreement shall be terminated with immediate effect, with written notice from the College under any of the following circumstances:
6.7.1. You are deemed by the College to have materially, seriously, substantially or persistently breached the conditions of this Agreement in any way by, including but not limited to engaging in behaviour constituting a serious nuisance or annoyance to the community (including other students, other residents, staff, or other authorised users of College premises), or of neighbouring property;
6.7.2. You cease to be a registered full-time student of the University, you agree a deferment of studies or to a concession, are expelled, excluded or withdrawn from the University in accordance with the University’s General Regulations;
6.7.3. Any sums due under this Agreement remain outstanding twenty (20) Working Days after being demanded from you by the University.
6.8. Upon termination of this Agreement, in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, you undertake to immediately vacate your Room, removing all personal belongings from your Room and leaving your Room and all the items referred to in the Inventory in a reasonable state of cleanliness, tidiness and repair (except for fair wear and tear).
6.9. That in the event St Chad’s College terminates this Agreement for any reason or in the event of any other dispute connected with this Agreement you shall have a right to appeal under the Disputes Procedure outlined in clause 9 below;
6.10. Termination of this Agreement for any reason shall be without prejudice to any rights or obligations accrued by you or St Chad’s College under the provisions of this Agreement prior to the date of said termination.
VACATING YOUR ROOM
7.1. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, you undertake to immediately vacate your Room, removing all personal belongings from your Room and leaving your Room and all the items and furniture provided in your Room on commencement of the Period of Occupancy in a reasonable state of cleanliness, tidiness and repair (except for fair wear and tear).
7.2. In the event that any belongings or items are left either in your Room or any other property of the College following termination of this Agreement, the College shall be entitled to deem it to be abandoned and in accordance with the College’s published lost and found property policy, it will be disposed of without further notice.
7.3. Where the College terminates this Agreement for breach of the Terms of this Agreement, including for non-payment of the Licence Fee. The College or any person or persons duly authorised by the College on its behalf, shall have the absolute right to re-enter your Room on the provision by the College of four (4) weeks written notice. On re-entry by the College, any and all right to occupy your Room shall absolutely determine.
7.4. In the event that you should fail to vacate your Room following instructions from the College to do so, the College shall initiate any necessary legal proceedings or take legal action and obtain a court order. The College will seek to recover from you all costs incurred as a consequence of having to take any such action.
LIABILITY FOR PAYMENT THE LICENCE FEE ON EARLY TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT
8.1. In signing this Agreement you legally undertake and are bound to pay the full Licence Fee due to the College in accordance with the provisions of clause 2 herein.
8.2. You understand and agree that in the event that either:
8.2.1. you choose to terminate this Agreement at any point and for any reason prior to expiry of the Period of Occupancy as detailed in the Particulars of Offer
8.2.2. the College terminates this Agreement as a result of any breach of the terms of this Agreement in accordance with the terms set out herein; the College shall incur a financial loss as a result of the early termination of this Agreement. Therefore, on termination of this Agreement, in addition to any portion of the Licence Fee already paid by you and/or that is owed by you to the College for any period you have been resident in the Accommodation prior to termination of this Agreement and which is outstanding at the date of termination, you hereby undertake to pay to the University the Early Termination Fee as set out in the remainder of this Clause 8. The fee shall be the lesser of:
8.3.1. the remaining balance of the Licence Fee (payable under the provisions of Clause 2) outstanding to cover the Period of Occupancy remaining unspent as of the date of termination;
8.3.2. a sum equal to forty percent (40%) of the total Licence Fee payable under the provisions of Clause 2 herein. This sum is calculated by the Finance and Operations Director of the College as being the reasonable sum necessary to compensate St Chad’s College for losses
8.4. For the avoidance of doubt, in the event that you are undertaking any Postgraduate programme of study at the University, you acknowledge and agree that your Period of Occupation shall extend significantly beyond conclusion of the third University Academic Term, into a vacation Period. Such variations in Period of Occupancy depending on your programme of study shall in no way affect or prejudice your liability for payment of the Licence Fee in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, including for any payment of the third instalment of the Licence Fee in accordance with Clause 8.3.2 above, should you choose to terminate this Agreement, or should the College terminate this Agreement as a result of any breach of the terms of this Agreement, where such termination takes effect at any time following conclusion of Epiphany Term.
8.5. On early termination of this Agreement, the College shall issue to you a revised invoice, which shall detail all charges payable in respect of this Agreement, including: 8.4.1. All charges payable in respect of the Licence Fee for the period over which you have been resident in the Accommodation, up to and including the date of termination of this Agreement and which remains outstanding on the date of termination. This charge will be calculated on a pro-rata basis, for each day you have occupied the Accommodation; and8.4.2. The Early Termination Charge payable as set out in Clause 8.3 above. Such invoice shall be payable by you within thirty (30) days of the date of the invoice.
9.1. In the event a dispute arises between St Chad’s College and you concerning the terms or interpretation of this Agreement you should in the first instance endeavour to discuss any such issue with the College with a view to attempt to settle matters with St Chad’s College wherever possible on an informal basis.
9.2. In the event that any dispute arises concerning any decision on the part of St Chad’s College under any of the University General Regulations, including (iv) Discipline, (v) Academic Progress, (vi) Suspension, (vii) Academic Appeals or the Notification of Academic or Personal Details for Admission, Matriculation and Registration Purposes which has resulted in your exclusion from your Room, whether on a temporary or permanent basis, you shall follow the Appeals Procedure in accordance with St Chad’s College’s General Regulations.
9.3. Where any dispute concerning the terms or interpretation of this Agreement arises which cannot be settled informally under the provisions of Clause 9.1 above, the following procedure should be followed: 9.3.1. Notice of any formal dispute should be made in writing to the Finance and Operations Director, who shall investigate the matter (or delegate the matter to be investigated by an appropriate member of College Staff). In either case, his or her decision will be communicated to you within ten (10) Working Days of receiving such notice; 9.3.2. In the event that following the decision of the Finance and Operations Director in accordance with clause 9.3.1 above, you do not feel the dispute has been appropriately concluded you shall be entitled to appeal in writing to the College Principal who shall further investigate the matter and give his or her decision within fifteen (15) Working Days of receiving the appeal.
9.3.3. If following receipt of decisions in accordance with the provisions of clauses 9.3.1 and 9.3.2 you remain dissatisfied with the outcome of these decisions, you shall retain the right to submit a formal complaint to St Chad’s College which will then be considered by the Governors.
10.1. Nothing in this Agreement confers or purports to confer on any third party any right to enforce any term of this Licence.
10.2. No variation or amendment to the Licence will be effective unless it is made in writing and signed by both Parties.
10.3. If the whole or any part of any provision of this Agreement is deemed to be void or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, the other provisions of this Licence, and the rest of the void or unenforceable provision, will continue in force in that jurisdiction, and the validity and enforceability of that provision in any other jurisdiction will not be affected.
10.4. This Licence Agreement including the Particulars of Offer and any additional conditions as set out in Clause 1.1, constitutes the entire agreement between you and the College regarding occupation of your College Accommodation. You acknowledge that you have not entered into this Agreement on the basis of any warranty, representation, statement, agreement or undertaking made elsewhere, including via any website or email communication, except those expressly set out herein. You hereby waive any claim for breach of contract, or any right to rescind this Agreement in respect of any representation which is not an express provision of this Agreement.
10.5. St Chad’s College reserves the right to withdraw, for reasonable grounds and upon reasonable notice, any consent previously given under the provisions of this Agreement.
10.6. St Chad’s College’s address for service of notices is: For the attention of Mr Alistair Jenkins (Finance and Operations Director) Address: St Chad’s College18 North Bailey Durham DH1 3RH.
10.7. This Licence shall be governed and interpreted according to the laws of England and Wales
The phrases set out below are all commonly used in this Agreement and have the following meanings: “Basic Periods of Occupation” means the term time periods set out on page 1 of this Agreement; “College” means St Chad’s College referred to on page 1 of this Agreement; “College Handbook & Regulations” means the handbook containing important University and College information and which was provided to you prior to signing this Agreement and which is available to be viewed on the College website; “College Office” means the location within the College where students may provide and receive notification in relation to this Agreement and which will be identified to the student prior to commencement of this Agreement; “College Officer” means the Principal, the Vice Principal or the Finance and Operations Director; “Disciplinary Offence” means an offence that may result in a fine or other penalty as provided for by the College Handbook & Regulations and/or the University’s General Regulations “Dispute Procedure” means the dispute procedure referred to in part 5 of this Agreement and which may be activated by either the College or you in the event of any dispute or where you wish to appeal any decision of the College; “Early Termination Charge” means the sum calculated by the Finance and Operations Director as being the reasonable sum for compensating the College where a student terminates this Agreement early, (and prior to the end of the Basic Periods of Occupation). Such sum will represent a fraction of the Residence Charge depending on when early termination takes place and will be set in accordance with the College’s published Policy on Early Termination which is available on request from the Finance and Operations Director; “Residence Charge” means the charge for your use and occupation of the Room during the Basic Periods of Occupation as set out on page 1 of this Agreement; “the Room” means the room which the College has agreed to allow you to occupy for the Basic Periods of Occupation and which is referred to on page 1 of this Agreement such room to be identified on or before the commencement of this Agreement; “Senior Student Representative” means the elected senior student representative appointed as the JCR or MCR President of the College from time to time and identified to you at the start of this Agreement; “Supplemental Periods of Occupation” means any period of occupation outside of the Basic Periods of Occupation during which you have been permitted to reside at the College; “Supplemental Residence Charge” means the reasonable charge made by the College for any Supplemental Period of Occupation by you which will be notified to you when you request any Supplemental Periods of Occupation; “University General Regulations” means the General Regulations of the Durham University which can be provided on request or which can be viewed in the University library or on the University’s website at (enter address); “Working Day” Means Monday to Friday, excluding the College’s published holidays and customary days “you” means the student referred to on page 1 of this Agreement;