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About Cumberland College

Cumberland College lawn and building.

Cumberland College is one of the University of Otago's “Character Colleges”. Our central location makes us an ideal choice if you are looking for quick and easy access to all educational, sporting and recreational facilities.

Cumberland is renowned for its all-round support of every individual. We value diversity and varied interests and are proud that many of our residents form close and enduring friendships from their time with us.

At Cumberland our high staff-to-student ratio ensures that you are welcomed and assisted throughout your period of residency. We are staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide for your safety and to give advice and service wherever we can.