Carrington College

Carrington College

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Carrington College

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<!--When editing, don't forget to remove the comment tags from around anything you add in!-->Carrington College is a residential college of the University of Otago. This complex of buildings has accommodation for 242 male and female students and was opened in 1945. It was the first university hall of residence in Australasia to accept both men and women students. It is named for G.W. Carrington, a former head of the Otago Education Board. The current Warden is Ashley Day, replacing David King in 2007.

The college was known as Carrington Hall until 2006. Carrington College is renowned for its excellent menu all year round, as well as its 'work hard, play hard' approach to university life. The students at Carrington have a history of an overall high level of academic achievement across all fields of study, and there is also a prevalent musical tradition within the College.

Houses and Buildings

The College consists of a number of houses, with a wide range of style and atmosphere. The houses are:
  • Jenkins House, consisting of four floors, each with up to 25 study rooms. It has a TV lounge.
  • Stuart House, consisting of three floors, with between 8 and 17 study rooms on each. It has a TV lounge.
  • Pine House, a two-story villa-style house.
  • Tiro Moana House, situated across Queen st, a two-story villa-style house with views straight down to the University.
  • Blackie House, a two-story villa-style house.
  • Blackie Flat, a five bedroom flat which is one of the more popular......
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