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Graduation Event

Graduation Event

On 1 April, students of St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College took part in the Sydney College of Divinity (SCD) Graduation Ceremony which brought together approximately 600 attendees and distinguished guests. In the Great Hall of the University of Sydney, along with approximately 100 other graduates from the fellow member institutions of the SCD, they were conferred their respective degrees and awards by the President of the SCD, Mr Peter King. The Occasional Address was delivered by the Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence AC, who based his eloquent and moving address on Romans 12:1-18.

Undergraduate and postgraduate awards were conferred, as noted below.

Bachelor of Theology: Nicholas Feros (QLD), Jason Israel (NSW), Michel Nahas (NSW), Chrisovalanti Spyrou (NSW), Michael Triantis (NSW)

Master of Arts: Chris Baghos (NSW, in absentia), Diana Wood Conroy (NSW), Fr Nemanja Mrdjenovic (NSW), Arthur Tzortzis (NSW)

Graduate Certificate in Arts: Dn George Elhlou (NSW), Christian Farinaccio (VIC, in absentia), Ellana Kariatlis (NSW, in absentia), Collin Nunis (VIC, in absentia), Colin Penfold (NSW), Michael Saad (NSW, in absentia), Antony Scott Taubman (Switzerland, in absentia)

Diploma of Christian Studies: Theodore Costa (SA, in absentia), Nectareos Vasileiou (VIC)

The latest group of graduates brought the total number of graduates to 169 – receiving 199 SCD degrees and awards at various levels, but primarily the Bachelor of Theology – since St Andrew’s opened in 1986.