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Inaugural J C Bannon Oration

29 May 2019

Leadership: A Soft Skill Requiring Moral Courage and Integrity “It is curious – curious that physical courage should be so common in the world, and moral courage so rare” – Mark Twain On Thursday, 9 May 2019 St Mark’s College hosted the inaugural J C Bannon Oration in the Ian and Pamela Wall Academic Centre. Over 200 people, including His …

Scholarship ceremony celebrates student success

16 May 2019

At our first semester scholarship ceremony, forty-seven students were awarded scholarships and grants. Over $100,000 was awarded to students in recognition of their academic results, contribution to their home and school communities, and to those with financial need. The College holds two presentation ceremonies each year, and also an academic prize ceremony and dinner, to acknowledge the work of our …

Board opportunities

13 May 2019

The College seeks to appoint three experienced and suitably qualified board members to its highly professional and voluntary Board. For more information please click here.

Message from the Chair

29 April 2019

After seventeen years of outstanding service at St Mark’s College, Rose Alwyn has announced her decision to resign, concluding her term as Master this year. Rose will leave knowing that the St Marks experience is valued by our students.  Her dedication and hard work have ensured that the College is in excellent shape. The Board has engaged Hender Consulting to …

Welcome to St Mark’s!

09 April 2019

Welcome Week 2019 provided an opportunity for new students, their parents and families to be welcomed into the St Mark’s family. The week-long programme had been designed to support new students in their transition to university by ensuring they received the best possible welcome to the academic year and their new home. This programme included the welcome BBQ for new students …

A space for collaborative imagination

23 March 2019

“A Learning Commons becomes the physical and virtual catalyst where inquiry, imagination, discovery, and creativity come alive and become central to growth — personal, academic, social and cultural.” The College’s latest development, The Learning Commons, was opened by the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Adelaide, Professor Peter Rathjen, at a function on Monday 18th March 2019. We were …

2019 Opening Service

14 March 2019

To commemorate the commencement of the 2019 Academic Year, students, staff, Board, family, Old Collegians and friends of St Mark’s attended the Opening Service at St Peter’s Cathedral. The service provided an opportunity to officially welcome our new students and for all students to think about their personal goals and purpose for the year ahead. A lovely rendition of “Tears in …

“Thank You” for your support, belief and commitment

04 March 2019

Every year we reflect on the generous financial and in-kind support that many people give to the College and students.  We appreciate how their valuable support enables us to continue to provide even greater academic resources, financial assistance, first-class facilities, and respected networks to our students, our leaders of the future. At the recent donor function, the Master welcomed guests …

Australia Day Honours 2019

29 January 2019

Congratulations to St Mark’s Old Collegians Mr Ian Wall AM (alumnus 1950-54), current Board member Dr Angela Evans AM (alumna 1982-84) and Professor Bruce Kemp AO (alumnus 1966-69), recognised with Australia Day Honours for making an impact locally and globally for their service and contribution in improving the lives of others in community health, research, business innovation, volunteerism and philanthropy.   MR IAN …

John Monash Scholarship Awarded to Alex Makarowsky

14 December 2018

“We’re identifying the future leaders of Australia and the globe. These are the people who have the potential to change the world,” Jillian Segal AM., Chairman of the General Sir John Monash Foundation Graduate student of Adelaide University (Engineering Faculty) and resident of St Mark’s College Alexander Makarowsky has been awarded this year’s John Monash scholarship, Australia’s most prestigious postgraduate …

Celebrating 50+ Years

01 December 2018

It was such a pleasure to celebrate with Old Collegians who were at College over 50 years ago at the annual 50 Year Club Luncheon.  Old Collegians had the opportunity to meet up with peers and reminisce about their time at College and share their experiences since leaving. The Rev’d William Goodes (alum 1954-57) said grace before the meal and soon …

New Dean appointed

20 November 2018

I am delighted to announce that Dr Areti Metuamate has been appointed to the position of Dean of St Mark’s College to commence duties officially in January 2019. Areti graduated with first class honours in political science and media studies from Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand (2006) before completing a Master’s degree (2011) and PhD (2018) at the ANU. With ten years’ experience working within a college setting, Areti has …