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Professor Suzanne Le Mire and Mr Marc Allgrove appointed to St Mark’s College Board

02 December 2019

Two new members – Professor Suzanne Le Mire and Mr Marc Allgrove – have been appointed to the Board of St Mark’s College with effect from 1 December 2019. In announcing the new appointments, the Chair of the Board, Ms Linda Matthews, said that Professor Le Mire and Mr Allgrove brought highly valuable skills to …

Dr Rachel Buxton Director of Learning

Dr Rachel Buxton appointed Director of Learning at St Mark’s College

11 November 2019

The Senior Tutor of Merton College, Oxford, Dr Rachel Buxton, has been appointed Director of Learning at St Mark’s College, Adelaide, from early 2020. The Director of Learning is responsible for the College’s academic program – including an extensive tutorial program, faculty events, mentoring of students, and visiting scholars – and for promoting the academic …

Welcome Head of St Mark's College, Dr Don Markwell

Welcome Dr Don Markwell, Head of St Mark’s College

06 November 2019

It is with great pleasure that we welcome Dr Don Markwell as the new Head of St Mark’s College, Adelaide. An internationally recognised educational leader, Dr Markwell has a strong commitment to collegiate education, and we are delighted that he will lead St Mark’s College in the next stage of its growth. Dr Markwell was previously …

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St Mark’s College Announces 2020 Student Leaders

04 November 2019

St Mark’s College is excited to announce the 2020 student leader teams. Students are the life of the College and take personal responsibility for establishing a healthy, respectful, inclusive and welcoming culture.  This is fostered through a strong focus on student governance and accountability, which provides strong peer support throughout the College community. St Mark’s …

St Mark’s College Final Service and Dinner 2019

26 October 2019

Celebrating the end of the academic year is always a momentous occasion at St Mark’s College. The St Mark’s College Final Service and Dinner was held on Saturday 26th October 2019 to celebrate our students’ academic, sporting and leadership achievements, announce the student leaders for 2020 and celebrate the students who will soon graduate. The …

St Mark’s Scholarships Presentation

17 October 2019

At the recent St Mark’s College Semester II Scholarship Ceremony, thirty students were awarded scholarships, grants and prizes. Over $60,000 was awarded to students based on financial need, academic excellence, outstanding ability and/or contribution to the College and the wider community. The College holds two presentation ceremonies each year, and also an academic prize ceremony, …

In memory of Mr Charles Robin Ashwin, Master of St Mark’s College 1991-1999

18 September 2019

Mr Charles Robin Ashwin Born in Adelaide, South Australia, 27 September 1930. Died in Adelaide, South Australia, 14 September 2019. Master of St Mark’s College 1991-1999. The St Mark’s College community is deeply saddened by the loss of its former Master, Mr Charles Robin Ashwin, Rhodes Scholar, Diplomat and Australian Ambassador.  Having gained his Bachelor’s …

St Mark’s College Reunion 1996-2000

18 September 2019

What a fantastic night! Over 20 Old Collegians and their partners joined us on Saturday for the 1996-2000 St Mark’s College Reunion. The Dean, Dr Areti (Ari) Metuamate welcomed Collegians back to St Mark’s who were students during 1996-2000. Throughout the evening, Collegians shared fond memories of their time at St Mark’s and their exciting …

St Mark’s College Library Sundowner Event

06 September 2019

St Mark’s College Library Sundowner was held on Friday 6 September in the Ian & Pamela Wall Academic Centre. A wonderful evening was enjoyed by over 25 students, staff, Old Collegians and friends of the Library as they came together to listen to Anthony Zammit deliver an enlightening talk on rare book restoration. Guests enjoyed …

Acting Head of College, Mr Darren Pitt

02 September 2019

The Board welcomes Darren Pitt as the acting Head of St Mark’s College.  Darren is an experienced educator who has recently been Principal of the Springfield Anglican College in Brisbane and has previously held senior roles at Seymour College and St Peter’s College in Adelaide. Having recently returned to Adelaide, we are delighted that Darren …

St Mark’s College farewells Master Rose Alwyn

30 August 2019

A lively night of tributes and well wishes to farewell the Master of St Mark’s College, Ms Rose Alwyn, was recently held in the Learning Commons on 22 August 2019 Over 180 Old Collegians and friends of St Mark’s came together to share their stories and memories of Rose as a Collegian, friend, Dean and …

2019 Open Days

29 August 2019

What a weekend! The College was alive with visitors during our Open Days on August 17 and 18.  Our students and staff were thrilled to welcome so many guests who came to St Mark’s to experience residential college life first-hand. St Mark’s students took families on tours around the grounds and facilities, and shared their …