News & Events

20 July 2021
Presentation by Assoc. Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean
Assoc. Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean presented a paper at the 2021 ANZATS (Australia New Zealand Association of Theological Schools) Conference (5-7 July, 2021). The general theme of the Conference was on ‘Theological Ethics’. The title of his presentation was, ‘Environmental Ethics: The...
9 June 2021
The Cambridge Companion to the Byzantine Church
The College is pleased to announce that Dr Andrew Mellas (Senior Lecturer in Church History and Liturgical Studies) has signed a contract with Cambridge University Press to edit The Cambridge Companion to the Byzantine Church. This forthcoming volume will feature more than 35 chapters...
7 June 2021
Conferral as Spiritual Father
On 5 June, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia celebrated matins and the divine liturgy at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St Stephanos in Hurlstone Park, Sydney. At the end of the liturgy, His Eminence conferred the sacred duties of a spiritual father and confessor upon college alumnus Fr...
2 June 2021
Public Lecture by Faculty Member
On 1 June, Dr Mario Baghos, Lecturer in Patristics and Church History, delivered a talk on 'The Fall of Constantinople' for St Euphemia, Bankstown's Fellowship, at the request of College graduate and Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Throne, Very Revd Fr Peter Mavrommatis.
2 June 2021
Public Lecture by the Sub-Dean
On 1 June, Dr Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean, Academic Director and Associate Professor of Theology, presented a public lecture at the Greek Orthodox Church of St George in Hobart (TAS) entitled “God's Miraculous Presence on Earth.” One of the key themes of the presentation was the importance of love...
1 June 2021
Dr Philip Kariatlis appointed on the International Governance Committee of the International Orthodox Theological Association
The College congratulates its Sub-Dean, Assoc. Professor Philip Kariatlis, who was recently appointed to the International Governance Committee of IOTA (the International Orthodox Theological Association). IOTA is a community of scholars and professionals dedicated to the worldwide exchange of...
31 May 2021
‘Theologising in the Shadow of the Pandemic’ seminar series
As part of the Sydney College of Divinity’s ‘Theologising in the Shadow of the Pandemic’ seminar series, on 28 May 2021, Associate Professor Ben Myers presented a paper on ‘The Uses of Adversity: George Herbert and the Christian Experience of Affliction’. Dr Andrew Mellas from St Andrew’s...

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 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...

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