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Support at Carrington

A key feature of life at Carrington is the huge amount of support available. Below are just a few of the people who offer support for Carrington College residents.

House Tutors

House Tutors (HT's) are senior students whose role is to help and support you during your stay at Carrington. There is one HT allocated to each area of the college and they act a little like your big brother or sister. They'll likely be your first port of call for any little (or sometimes big) issues you might need help with, are a wealth of knowledge about the workings of the University and what it takes to succeed at Otago, and are generally great people to just have a chat with!

Warden - 

The title of Warden is a traditional description for a person who oversees and leads schools, residential colleges and some other institutions. The Warden of Carrington College is responsible for seeing that all people, systems and structures are in place for the ultimate well being of everyone here at College.

Deputy Warden - Robyn Madden

BHSc, DipEd, DipTchg

Robyn helps drive the daily management of the College and her key roles include academic support, student welfare, and room allocation.

Finance/Administration Manager - Kerry Scarf

BCom, DipGrad (Endorsed)

Kerry’s major role is taking exceptional care of all College administration, including looking after your accommodation fee payments. She is the first port of call if you are having trouble financially or you just need some general admin advice about Carrington.

Food Services Manager - Sue Stockwell


Carrington’s reputation for superb food has a lot to do with Sue’s talented team. Sue plans and helps prepare outstanding meals and snacks to keep us all in good health and at peak performance. If you have particular dietary requirements or just want to chat about the food start with Sue!

Property Services Manager - Ken Buchanan

Ken takes good care to see that Carrington buildings and grounds are kept in top working condition. He’s the contact person for any maintenance issues.