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Study Success at Carrington

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Part of the Carrington’ package’ is to encourage intellectual and personal independence as you adjust to tertiary study.

We do this by pitching academic support in such a way to provide accurate information, a range of choices and resources to assist learning in a competitive tertiary University environment….including

  • We have our Deputy Warden and an Academic House Tutor as dedicated support people for all academic matters.
  • Assisting with the transition to University and “readiness”.
  • Running a robust ‘in-house’ learning support programme for many 100 level papers to ‘add value’ to understanding and confidence levels.
  • Fostering informal mentoring between residents
  • Facilitating one-on-one academic assistance if requested
  • Having spacious well-equipped study rooms and a dedicated study centre on site.
  • Offering information sessions on academic courses and work management.
  • Supporting ‘impaired students’ to manage academic requirements during semesters or over exam periods.
  • Tapping into University support services
  • Providing scholarships to recognize academic achievements
  • A House Tutor Team with subject expertise, providing first-hand knowledge about managing university study.

The other side of the equation…resident s need a good measure of self-discipline , hard graft, and organization and be ready to pick up on the various ‘helps’ available and work out what best suits their style..