Domestic Students

The following documentation should be provided to the Registrar via postal service as part of the admissions process:

  • APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION FORM (PDF) [except audit students]
  • Proof of Citizenship (e.g. photocopy of birth certificate or current passport) or Certificate of Permanent Residency
  • Academic Records [except audit students] – please include evidence of any formal language studies other than English
  • Two (2) photographs of passport size and quality, taken not more than 3 months prior
  • GUIDELINES FOR REFERENCE LETTERS (PDF). One reference letter from the applicant's father confessor/parish priest [Note: Any applicant whose parish life is not within the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia normally requires a letter of recommendation from their respective local bishop as well as their father confessor or parish priest]. 
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) documents or evidence of equivalent English Language test (if previous academic training was undertaken in a language other than English)

Students applying for admission into the Bachelor of Theology are also required to provide the following:

  • Certificate of Baptism
  • Certificate of Marriage (if applicable)
  • An interview process with the Dean or Sub-Dean may be required. Interstate students may be referred to a person designated by St Andrew's

Students interested in accessing the federal government loan scheme FEE-HELP as a means of paying for their tuition should indicate this on their APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION FORM and ENROLMENT FORM. A 2016 FEE-HELP booklet and application form are available directly from the Registrar. Once a student's application and enrolment are approved, they will be sent a FEE-HELP application form with instructions.

Successful applicants will receive written confirmation and other relevant information. All students should nurture a good reading knowledge of the entire Bible through conscientious daily scripture reading.

Furthermore, the following book is recommended as preparatory reading for the commencement of one’s studies: McGuckin, J.A. The Orthodox Church: An Introduction to its History, Doctrine and Spiritual Culture. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011 (Paperback Edition). This book may be purchased from a number of vendors including

In terms of dormitory residency, St Andrew's provides free room and board to single male Bachelor of Theology applicants enrolled in the three year ecclesial program.