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Carrington creates the optimal balance between study success and having a great time. Our community is serious about success and working hard to achieve your goals – an absolute necessity if you want to gain entry to a competitive-entry course like Law, Medicine, or a postgraduate degree!

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Beautiful surroundings

Wake up to the sound of native birds who thrive on the three hectares of our College grounds – a peaceful oasis amongst the hectic Otago student quarter! Our outdoor spaces are ideal for study, catching up with friends, or just taking a moment to enjoy nature. Clear your head before hitting the books!

Academic excellence

Carrington residents share a passion for learning and a deep-seated desire to succeed. Our tutorial programme provides exceptional academic support throughout the year, with high attendance at every session!

A great social experience!

While working hard academically is a big part of what we do, we know how important it is to let loose and have a laugh! Carrington boasts a lively extracurricular calendar which appeals to a broad range of interests, including: sports, music, cultural events, our annual College Ball, Stuart Shield competitions against our sister College (Arana) and service and sustainability initiatives. Have an idea for something you'd like to do? Come have a chat!

We support you right through the year

Carrington has a brilliant team of staff who are keen to help! There's no need to be shy if things are a bit wobbly – we're here to assist with any issues you may face. We can help you determine your best “next step”, and you might be surprised at how good it feels to just say how you're feeling out loud.

Find out more about Carrington from some of our residents...

The Carrington Community

Settling into Carrington

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