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College Life

St Mark’s offers so much more than accommodation. The College is a home away from home for students who become part of a vibrant, welcoming and inclusive community.  St Mark’s provides an environment in which students can excel in their studies, achieve their potential and enjoy university life to the fullest

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Wellbeing

The safety, health and wellbeing of every St Mark’s student is paramount. The College offers support services and wellbeing initiatives to help students build resilience and maintain a healthy mind, body and spirit.

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Academic Life

St Mark’s is justifiably proud of the outstanding academic results of its students. Student pass rates are consistently well above the university national average. In-house tutorials, ongoing mentoring, learning reviews and state-of-the-art Academic Centre and Learning Commons enable students to achieve their academic goals.

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Personal & Professional Development

Students gain a competitive edge when they enter the workforce by taking advantage of personal and professional skill-building opportunities at St Mark’s. These include leadership roles, training courses, guest speakers, mentoring and advice from a global alumni network.

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Social & Community Engagement

A well-balanced life includes more than just study. St Mark’s has an exciting social calendar of events. Students can also get involved in fundraising and volunteer work. Communal dining brings the whole St Mark’s community together.

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Sports & Creative Arts

Numerous recreational activities cater to students who favour sporting or creative pursuits – or both. St Mark’s has a well-equipped gym and participates in spirited inter-collegiate sporting competitions while artistic outlets include arts evenings, plays, exhibitions and concerts.

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Facilities

St Mark’s is proud of its outstanding facilities which offer students the best possible residential experience. Amenities include comfortable, furnished single rooms, unlimited wireless internet, a fully-resourced Academic Centre, gymnasium, dining hall and secure multi-storey car park.

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Warmest congratulations to two Old Collegians – Dr Ken Fitch and Mr Ken Allen – on being made Officers of the Order of Australia (AO) in the recent Australian

Warmest congratulations to two Old Collegians – Dr Ken Fitch and Mr Ken Allen – on being made Officers of the Order of Australia (AO) in the recent Australian honours list.Both Ken Fitch (St Mark’s 1951-55) and Ken Allen (St Mark’s 1960-61) had previously been made Members of the Order of Australia – Ken Fitch as long ago as 1979, and Ken Allen in 2005

Warmest congratulations to two Old Collegians – Dr Ken Fitch and Mr Ken Allen – on being made Officers of the Order of Australia (AO) in the recent Australian honours list.Both Ken Fitch (St Mark’s 1951-55) and Ken Allen (St Mark’s 1960-61) had previously been made Members of the Order of Australia – Ken Fitch as long ago as 1979, and Ken Allen in 2005 – and their subsequent outstanding contributions have now been recognised with this significant higher honour.When congratulated by the Head of College (Professor Don Markwell) on their awards, both reflected warmly on their years at St Mark’s, how

Congratulations to Old Collegians Ken Fitch and Ken Allen – Officers of the Order of Australia

03 February 2021

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The year that COVID came crashing into our lives is one that we will remember for a host of reasons. 2020 was extraordinary in many ways – but, from a

The year that COVID came crashing into our lives is one that we will remember for a host of reasons. 2020 was extraordinary in many ways – but, from a St Mark’s perspective, perhaps one of the most remarkable things about it was how stunningly well our students performed academically, despite the year’s profound challenges and disruptions.We achieved

The year that COVID came crashing into our lives is one that we will remember for a host of reasons. 2020 was extraordinary in many ways – but, from a St Mark’s perspective, perhaps one of the most remarkable things about it was how stunningly well our students performed academically, despite the year’s profound challenges and disruptions.We achieved the best set of results in the College’s recent history, with 26.7% of all results being High Distinctions and 27.3% being Distinctions – meaning that over half of all grades that our students received were in these top two brackets. Our first-year

Excellence reaches for the stars in 2020

29 January 2021

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One of Australia’s leading experts on graduate careers, Mr Jeff Duncan, will be running a range of career development activities for St Mark’s students

One of Australia’s leading experts on graduate careers, Mr Jeff Duncan, will be running a range of career development activities for St Mark’s students in first semester this year.The College warmly welcomes Jeff back to St Mark’s, where he will be in residence for the next six months.He is an Old Collegian with a stellar background who will be doing

One of Australia’s leading experts on graduate careers, Mr Jeff Duncan, will be running a range of career development activities for St Mark’s students in first semester this year.The College warmly welcomes Jeff back to St Mark’s, where he will be in residence for the next six months.He is an Old Collegian with a stellar background who will be doing career development work with students in liaison with the Director of Learning, Dr Rachel Buxton.Jeff Duncan was a Hawker Scholar at St Mark’s from 2005 to 2008, and College Club President in 2008. He secured First Class Honours in Civil Engineering

Careers expert Jeff Duncan to run career development activities at St Mark’s

27 January 2021

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St Mark’s College was officially opened on 15 March 1925, and will celebrate its centenary in 2025.On 7 September 1920, the first step was taken to create

St Mark’s College was officially opened on 15 March 1925, and will celebrate its centenary in 2025.On 7 September 1920, the first step was taken to create St Mark’s College – a resolution in the Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide appointing a committee to consider establishing a college for students of the University of Adelaide. The centenary

St Mark’s College was officially opened on 15 March 1925, and will celebrate its centenary in 2025.On 7 September 1920, the first step was taken to create St Mark’s College – a resolution in the Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide appointing a committee to consider establishing a college for students of the University of Adelaide. The centenary of this resolution was marked by the College on 7 September 2020.Documents produced for this initial committee and successor founding committees may be found below. They reflect the noble and ambitious vision of the College’s founders.The movement

Preparing for our centenary: steps towards the founding of St Mark’s College in 1925

14 December 2020

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A bequest of $1 million left to the College by the late Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD will create the Ivan Shearer Scholarship to support St Mark’s Old

A bequest of $1 million left to the College by the late Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD will create the Ivan Shearer Scholarship to support St Mark’s Old Collegians to study at Oxford or Cambridge.The Ivan Shearer Scholarship was announced on 9 December 2020, which would have been Ivan Shearer’s 82nd birthday.An international law academic and practitioner

A bequest of $1 million left to the College by the late Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD will create the Ivan Shearer Scholarship to support St Mark’s Old Collegians to study at Oxford or Cambridge.The Ivan Shearer Scholarship was announced on 9 December 2020, which would have been Ivan Shearer’s 82nd birthday.An international law academic and practitioner who developed a high global reputation, Ivan Shearer (1938-2019) was Dean of St Mark’s College from 1968 to 1971, and an Honorary Fellow of the College from 2005.Under the terms of Professor Shearer’s visionary and generous bequest, the Ivan Shearer

Ivan Shearer bequest creates scholarship for St Mark’s Collegians to study in Oxford and Cambridge

09 December 2020

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Through the great generosity of his family, a significant scholarship for a St Mark’s student whose studies have a strong international focus has been

Through the great generosity of his family, a significant scholarship for a St Mark’s student whose studies have a strong international focus has been created in memory of Robin Ashwin, a former Master of the College, who passed away last year.Robin Ashwin (1930-2019) served as Master of St Mark’s College from 1991 to 1999, after a distinguished career

Through the great generosity of his family, a significant scholarship for a St Mark’s student whose studies have a strong international focus has been created in memory of Robin Ashwin, a former Master of the College, who passed away last year.Robin Ashwin (1930-2019) served as Master of St Mark’s College from 1991 to 1999, after a distinguished career as an Australian diplomat with a strong commitment to the necessity and value of increased international understanding and cooperation.The Robin Ashwin Scholarship is for an excellent student whose studies have a strong international focus, and who

Robin Ashwin Scholarship promotes international studies

23 November 2020

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The College’s gracious heritage buildings and extensive gardens are in an enviable location at North Adelaide, just a short walk from the city university campuses. St Mark’s is Adelaide’s premier student residential address.

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