News & Events

6 December 2021
Leadership in Times of Crisis in Byzantium
From 3–5 December, Macquarie University hosted a conference on Leadership in Times of Crisis in the Later Roman Empire: The Fifth Century and Beyond. As part of the event our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, presented a paper on the Justinianic Plague in Constantinople, exploring how the hymns of...
3 December 2021
Guest Lecture by Faculty Member
On 30 November, Dr Mario Baghos (Lecturer in Patristics and Church History) gave a talk for Kogarah Orthodox Youth (KOY) entitled 'Are we Living in the End Times? Navigating through Theories and Anxieties.' Attached is an image of the flyer.
3 December 2021
Publication by Faculty Member
Our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, recently published a paper in a volume of Studia Patristica: ‘Performing the Symphony of Salvation: Liturgical Mysticism in the Hymns of Romanos the Melodist’. The publication follows a paper on the same topic that Dr Mellas presented at the 2019...
1 December 2021
Guest Lecture by Faculty Member
At the invitation of the Very Revd Father Steven Scoutas, on 23 November Dr Mario Baghos, Lecturer in Patristics and Church History, delivered a talk entitled 'A Sacred Vision of Constantinople' for the Orthodox Renewal Series of St Spyridon Parish of South-East Sydney, Kingsford.
26 November 2021
Roundtable on Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium
The Society of Biblical Literature invited our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, to be part of a Roundtable on Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium at their 2021 Annual Conference in San Antonio (21 November). Moderated by Professor Andrew Krause and with contributions from Professor Erin Galgay...
19 November 2021
New Publication by Faculty Member
Dr Mario Baghos' (Lecturer in Patristics and Church History) new book 'From the Ancient Near East to Christian Byzantium: Kings, Symbols, and Cities' (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2021), which comprises a diachronic and cross-cultural analysis of religious symbolism in cities culminating in...
8 November 2021
'Themes in Contemporary Theology' Lecture by Revd Dr Stefanos Alexopoulos
On 5 November, faculty and students welcomed via zoom Revd Dr Stefanos Alexopoulos (Assistant Professor of Liturgics and Sacramental Theology at the Catholic University of America), for the College’s ongoing series ‘Themes in Contemporary Theology’ held with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop...

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.” more


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...