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]
  • ENROLMENT FORM (PDF)
  • 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:

  • SUPPLEMENTARY APPLICATION FORM (PDF)
  • 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 BookDepository.com.

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.