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Elevate your experience

Why is Carrington the place to be? 

Carrington provides a unique residential experience for 241 students. If you are looking to make the most of your time at the University of Otago and achieve your goals then Carrington may be the College for you.

We offer a personalised and carefully planned student programme to support you as you navigate the challenges of tertiary study, aiming to enhance your opportunity to succeed. The building of strong relationships with like-minded people, making unforgettable memories, and developing a love of learning have been hallmarks of our College experience since 1945.

We hope you will look to join us for the unbeatable ‘Carrington Experience’ in 2020.

House tutor applications 2020: Applications for house tutor, also known as collegiate community leader (CCL), positions for 2020 open on Monday 15 July and close Sunday 28 July. A CCL general information evening will be held on Wednesday 17 July in the Union Common Room. If you are interested in applying we encourage you to attend this information evening. Information about the role and how to apply can be found on the Student Accommodation website.

Residential assistant (house tutor) application information

Two students and a staff member walking on our main garden pathway

A history of academic excellence

The Carrington community has a strong culture of academic excellence and prides itself on the results our residents are able to achieve.

Of the papers sat by our 2018 cohort of residents, 71% were A-grade passes and of that, 40% were A+.

Find out more about the Academic Support provided by our College.