News & Events

5 September 2022
St Andrew's 9th Patristic Symposium 2022 - A Great Success!
With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios of Australia, College Dean, St Andrew’s Theological College held its 9th Patristic Symposium on 2-3 September, 2022. The theme of this year’s Symposium was: ‘St Maximus the Confessor within 7th Century Christianity: Theology and History’, and...
30 August 2022
International Byzantine Congress
As part of the 24th International Congress of Byzantine Studies, our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, presented a paper on human and divine emotion in the paschal hymn of St Romanos the Melodist. The paper was part of a roundtable on ‘Mystagogy: Liturgy, Materiality and the Senses.’ The...
27 June 2022
Online Seminar Series by Faculty Member
The Greek Orthodox Advisory Committee for Scripture is pleased to announce an Online Seminar for all our volunteer Scripture Teachers. Please Join us online via ZOOM for a special presentation series on Church History by the Very Revd Fr Anastasios Bozikis.
20 June 2022
Graduation Doxology for Saint Andrew’s Theological College in Sydney
On 19 June, 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...
17 June 2022
Guest Lecture by Faculty Member
On Thursday 16 June 2022, A/Prof. Philip Kariatlis, Sub-Dean of St Andrew's was invited to give a talk, titled 'Living a Christ-centred Life: What is really all about? How might we achieve this?' at the SOFIA fellowship group of the University of New South Wales.
14 June 2022
Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Liturgy of St James
Our Faculty Member, Dr Andrew Mellas, was recently invited to present a paper at an Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Liturgy of St James at the University of Regensburg (6–10 June 2022). Dr Mellas' paper explored the relationships between liturgy, hymnography and the mystagogical catecheses of...
10 June 2022
A/Prof. Philip Kariatlis Took Part in a National Council of Churches Of Australia (NCCA) Consultation on Synodality
As part of a two-year journey (2021-2023) embarked upon by the Roman Catholic Church in preparation for the Synod of Synodality, the National Council of Churches of Australia organised a consultation on 8 June 2022 which brought together representatives from different Christian Churches to relate...

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...

Current and prospective church volunteers (e.g. Scripture Teachers, Sunday School Teachers, Parish Committee, Ladies Auxiliary, Chaplaincy...