News & Events

1 June 2020
Elevation to Protopresbyter
On 31 May, College alumnus Fr Athanasios Giatsios (Bachelor of Theology, 2006; Master of Arts specialising in pastoral ministry, 2007) was elevated to the office of Protopresbyter by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia. This conferral took place at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St...
25 May 2020
Forthcoming Publication by Faculty Member
Dr Andrew Mellas, Senior Lecturer in Church History and Liturgical Studies, has a new publication due for release soon titled Liturgy and the Emotions in Byzantium: Compunction and Hymnody (Cambridge University Press, 2020). A 20% discount is available on this title until 30 June 2020 via...
11 May 2020
Elevation to Protopresbyter
On 9 May, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia celebrated the memory of the holy martyr Christopher in the Cathedral of the Annunciation in Redfern, Sydney. This year’s feast day of St Christopher held special significance for His Eminence as it marked the first anniversary of his...
8 May 2020
Feast Day of St John the Theologian
Today, the College Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, presided at matins and liturgy for the feast day of the holy glorious Apostle and Evangelist, John the Theologian, to whom the College chapel is dedicated. Due to public health orders and restrictions in NSW, the service was...
10 April 2020
New Release from St Andrew's Orthodox Press
St Andrew’s Orthodox Press is delighted to announce the release of the English translation of Lord and Master of my Life: Reflections on Spiritual Alertness by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia. Originally published in 2016 under the Greek title Κύριε και Δέσποτα της Ζωής μου –...
23 March 2020
Special Commemorative Issue of PHRONEMA Journal in Memory of Archbishop Stylianos
The latest issue of the College's academic journal, Phronema 35:1 (2020), is dedicated to the blessed memory of Archbishop Stylianos (Harkianakis) of Australia (1935 – 2019), Founder and Dean of the College (1986 – 2019). It includes a prefatory note by his successor and new Dean of...
16 March 2020
Letter to Students regarding COVID-19
All face-to-face classes on campus in Redfern (NSW) and the Melbourne facilitation classes hosted at St John’s College in Preston (VIC) have been suspended for the foreseeable future, effective immediately, and until further notice. In the meantime, lectures will be transferred to distance...

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 of Higher Education Providers as a Higher Education Provider with Self-Accrediting Authority. It is approved by the Commonwealth Government for FEE-HELP 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...