News & Events

21 August 2023
St Andrew’s 4th Theology Symposium 2023
With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, College President and Dean, St Andrew’s Theological College held its 4th Theology Symposium on 18th-19th August 2023. The theme of this year’s Symposium was: ‘For the Life of the World: the Church’s Missional Identity and Witness...
14 August 2023
On Sunday 13 August, College alumnus Deacon Phillip Papagiannopoulos was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Holy Monastery of Panagia Axion Estin (Northcote, VIC). Also concelebrating were Their Graces Bishop Kyriakos of Sozopolis and Bishop Evmenios of...
31 July 2023
Guest Lecture by Sub-Dean
Associate Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean, presented a talk at the University of New South Wales SOFIA Christian Orthodox Fellowship on Thursday 27 July 2023. The title of his presentation was: “The Divine Liturgy: Our Journey to Heaven and into the Dimension of the Future Kingdom.”
24 July 2023
Graduation Doxology for Saint Andrew’s Theological College in Sydney
On 23 July, the Dedication Service for Graduates of St Andrew’s Theological College was celebrated in the Cathedral of the Annunciation (Redfern, NSW). The evening’s proceedings began with a formal procession of clergy, faculty and graduands into the Cathedral. A Doxological Service was chanted...
19 June 2023
Public Lecture
On Friday 16 June, Associate Professor Philip Kariatlis gave a talk at the Teen Orthodox Café at the Church of St Stylianos, Gymea Sydney titled: “Music for the Mind and Soul: When Heaven Meets Earth = Byzantine Music”
13 June 2023
Orthodox Music Conference
Our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, recently presented a paper at the 10th International Society of Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM) Conference in Finland. In keeping with the theme of the 10th ISOCM Conference, ‘Church Music, Food and Nourishment’, Dr Mellas explored the portrayal of heavenly...
13 June 2023
On Saturday 10 June, College alumnus Deacon Panayiotis Simos was ordained to the holy priesthood by His Eminence Archbishop Makarios at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Dormition of our Lady (Mt Gravatt, QLD). In his guiding speech to the newly ordained priest, His Eminence advised him that “our...

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

2023 Theology Symposium

For the Life of the World: The Church's Missional Identity and Witness Today

With the blessing of our College Dean, His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, the Fourth Theology Symposium was held at St Andrew's on the 18-19th August, 2023.

This year’s theology symposium sought to explore what is meant by the mission of the Church in the twenty-first century... read more



St Andrew’s Greek Orthodox Theological College is a Member of the Sydney College of Divinity (SCD). The SCD is accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) as an Australian University College on the National Register for Providers and Courses. It is approved by the Commonwealth for FEE-HELP loans to eligible students.

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