News & Events

21 December 2021
Faculty Promotions
St Andrew's congratulates Dr Margaret Beirne RSC, who was promoted by the Classification and Promotions Committee of the Sydney College of Divinity from 'Senior Lecturer' to 'Associate Professor' in Biblical Studies, and Deacon Dr Mario Baghos, who was promoted from 'Lecturer' to 'Senior Lecturer'...
13 December 2021
Open Day 2021
With the goal of promoting St Andrew’s to prospective students as well as informing the broader public abouts its latest initiatives, the College held its Open Day on 10 December at its premises in Redfern. His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, College Dean and Primate of the Greek...
13 December 2021
On 12 December, College Librarian, Dr Chris Baghos, was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Church of St Spyridon (Kingsford, NSW). His Grace Bishop Iakovos of Miletoupolis and His Grace Bishop Kyriakos of Sozopolis concelebrated with His...
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...
6 December 2021
On 5 December, with the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios, College Lecturer and Chief Publishing Officer of St Andrew’s Orthodox Press, Dr Mario Baghos, was ordained to the holy diaconate by His Grace Bishop Christodoulos of Magnesia at the Greek Orthodox Church of our Lord’s...
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...

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...

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