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Carrington College crest.                                                          
C  ommunity of serious scholars                                                

A  cademic traditions of a stellar nature

R  edletter 'collegial student programme

R  obust in-house academic support

I  lluminating life experiences

N  ova staff input, care and commitment

G  reat friendships made in a family setting

T  he Carrington Way is based on a 'high trust' model

O  pportunities abound for the taking

N  avigation compass for the first year at OTAGO

Why is Carrington the place to be?

Carrington provides a unique residential experience for 241 students as a part of the tertiary study adventure. If you are looking to make the most of your time as a student at Otago and achieve your goals then Carrington may be the place for you!

Three common points as first impressions feed-back on Tertiary Open Day were i) beautiful, peaceful garden setting  ii) friendly welcome and service   iii) lovely mix of building styles

Carefully planned, up-to-the minute programmes around the rhythms and challenges of the academic year along with a 'personalised' touch enhances the opportunity to succeed. The meeting of like-minded people, the building of lasting friendships, fun magic memories and a love of learning have beena hallmark of College life since 1945.


A history of academic excellence

The Carrington community prides itself on its academic focus and the results our residents are able to achieve.

A snapshot of 2017 results:

Of the 1641 Otago papers sat by Carrington residents, 61% of the papers were A passes and of that 32% were A+.

In the transition to university study, part of the Carrington’ package’ is to encourage intellectual and personal growth. Academic help and advice is pitched to provide timely accurate information, a range of choices and resources to assist learning in a competitive environment. 

We hope you will look to join us for the unbeatable ‘Carrington Experience’.