About Arana College
Diverse range of accommodation
Arana is a University of Otago Residential College occupying an historic administration building and purpose-built residential blocks.
Arana also manages a number of renovated villas, bungalows and even studio apartments in restored professorial mansions. Residents have been placed in these houses since 1943.
Options can be found to suit the needs of almost all students at any level of tertiary study.
First class facilities
- Variety of recreational facilities
- Comfortable open-plan common rooms and floor lounges
- State-of-the-art computer suite
- Excellent study facilities
- Beautifully landscaped grounds
- Top-notch cuisine
- First-rate staff
Arana stands overlooking the northern aspect of the University Campus, only three minutes' walking distance from the historic Registry building.
5 minutes to campus
We are within five minutes walk of all campus lecture theatres, libraries, departmental offices and assorted computer and study facilities.
10 minutes to shopping and nightlife
George Street, Dunedin's main street and home to shopping, cafes, and nightlife, is only ten minutes scenic walk through the well-lit campus area and museum grounds.
5 minutes to the gym
Unipol Sports Centre, with a complete array of fitness and leisure facilities is only a short walk away.