News & Events

2 December 2022
St Andrew's Open Day
On Thursday evening, 1st December, St Andrew’s hosted an online ‘Open Day’ meeting via Zoom. About 25 potential applicants joined faculty, current students and alumni for an introduction to the study of theology and course options for 2023. The session was opened with a recorded message by His...
7 November 2022
Public Lecture
On Sunday evening 6 November, St Andrew's hosted a guest lecture by Father Damaskinos (Olkinuoura) of Xenophontos Monastery, Mount Athos. Fr Damaskinos is an Athonite hieromonk and an international scholar who lectures at the University of Eastern Finland. The topic of Fr Damaskinos’...
5 September 2022
St Andrew's 9th Patristic Symposium 2022 - A Great Success!
With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, College Dean, St Andrew’s Theological College held its 9th Patristic Symposium on 2-3 September, 2022. The theme of this year’s Symposium was: ‘St Maximus the Confessor within 7th Century Christianity: Theology and History’, and...
30 August 2022
International Byzantine Congress
As part of the 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, presented a paper on human and divine emotion in the paschal hymn of St Romanos the Melodist. The paper was part of a roundtable on ‘Mystagogy: Liturgy, Materiality and the Senses.’ The...
16 August 2022
Ordination
On Saturday 13 August, College alumnus Deacon Kyriakos Tsapas (DipChSt, 2016) was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Haralambos (Templestowe, VIC). Also in attendance were Their Graces Bishop Kyriakos of Sozopolis and Bishop...
8 August 2022
Ordination
On Saturday 6 August, The Great Feast of our Lord's Transfiguration, College student Shadi Hanna was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Metropolitan Basilios of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines, in the Church of St Nicholas (East...
4 July 2022
Ordination
On Saturday 2 July, with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, College alumnus Phillip Papagiannopoulos (BTh, 2020) was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Grace Bishop Evmenios of Kerasounta at the Holy Monastery of Panagia Axion Estin (Northcote, VIC). In his guiding...

Dean’s Welcome

“Come O faithful, let us labour with zeal for Christ our God”

I take this opportunity to welcome all those who may be exploring possibilities for studying at St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College.

Studying at the College will pave the way for many opportunities: whether you are considering ordination to the priesthood or various types of lay diakonia, within the Church, for the building up of Christ’s body, you are most warmly invited to “come and see.” ...read more

Accreditation

St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College is accredited through the Sydney College of Divinity (SCD). The SCD is listed on the National Register for Providers and Courses as an Institute of Higher Education with Self-Accrediting Authority. It is approved by the Commonwealth Government for FEE-HELP loans to eligible students.

Financial Aid and scholarships

Most students are eligible for...

The FEE-HELP federal government loan scheme is available as a means of paying for your tuition. It may assist eligible students to pay for all or...

Current and prospective church volunteers (e.g. Scripture Teachers, Sunday School Teachers, Parish Committee, Ladies Auxiliary, Chaplaincy...