Janet Baker Court, recognisable by its subtle pink colour, is the largest residential building in the college, housing well over two hundred undergraduate and postgraduate students, two residential College Tutors and the Dean.
The building is named after Dame Janet Baker, the world-renowned mezzo-soprano opera, concert and lieder singer. Dame Janet was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the University in 1984 and was the University's Chancellor from 1991 to 2004.
Janet Baker Court is adjacent to the nucleus building, where you will find a porters' reception area, the College Provost, the College Administrator, the Facilities Manager, the common rooms and the laundry.
Janet Baker Court is divided into flats with two separate entrances. Each flat contains six, ten or twelve study bedrooms.
All six-bedroom flats are premium standard accommodation, with shared bathroom (ratio 1:3 residents) and shared kitchen facilities (ratio 1:6 residents).
All ten-bedroom and twelve-bedroom flats are premium en-suite, arranged along corridors. These flats have shared kitchen facilities (ratio 1:10-12 residents).
|Total number of rooms||226|
|Premium Standard rooms||24|
|Premium En suite rooms||199|
|Length of let (weeks)||39|
Students in each flat share one kitchen, containing:
- 1 shelf space per resident in fridge
- 1 shelf space per resident in freezer
- 1 integral electric cooking appliance
- 1 sink per 6 person flat; 2 sinks per 10-12 person flat
- 1 kettle per 6 person flat; 2 kettles per 10-12 person flat
- 1 microwave per 6 person flat; 2 microwaves per 10-12 person flat
- 1 toaster
- Table and chairs to seat all residents
- 1 x base unit and 1 wall unit storage per resident
- 1 dustpan/brush
- 1 mop/bucket
- 1 vacuum cleaner
- Ironing board (please note: irons are not provided)
- 1 x kitchen fan
Cleaning arrangements for your accommodation will be displayed on kitchen notice boards.
Residents are responsible for the collection of and emptying of recyclable items within their flat. Each kitchen will have recycling provisions.
Recycling bags are sited in all kitchen areas. There will be five recycling bags, one of each for glass, cans, plastic, paper, cardboard. Recycling bays are conveniently situated at the end of each block of residences.
Contents of a single study bedroom:
- 1 single bed with mattress and mattress cover (alarm pull cord over bed in accessible and wheelchair accessible rooms).
- Desk/workstation with lighting, double sockets, telephone and data sockets (height adjustable study worktop in accessible and wheelchair accessible rooms)
- 1 x 3-drawer unit
- 1 bedside table
- desk and chair
- wardrobe with internal mirror (pull down hanging rail in accessible and wheelchair accessible rooms)
- notice board
- waste bin
The en-suite shower rooms are a wetroom containing:
All beds in Goodricke are long beds (6'4").
There is a lift in Janet Baker Court and full facilities for students with a disability.
A typical study bedroom
A typical ensuite shower/wet room