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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 the Warden of St Paul’s …

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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 College student leaders also get …

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 evening commenced with students, parents, staff …

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, to acknowledge the efforts and …

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 degree from the University of …

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 lives and extensive career experiences …

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 sampling delicious wines by John …

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 can support the College in …

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 Master of St Mark’s, 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 stories of moving away from …

Women Scholars in Residence

16 July 2019

St Mark’s College is privileged to host visiting academics and researchers from around the world. In 2019 we are joined by molecular microbiologist Dr Layla K Mahdi and Indigenous scholar and artist Dr Jessa Rogers Metuamate. These scholars are highly knowledgeable and talented in their fields and are able to provide guidance and support to students with their studies. Dr …

New Head of St Mark’s College

01 July 2019

I am pleased to announce that Dr Don Markwell is to be the next Head of St Mark’s College, Adelaide. Dr Markwell is the current Warden of St Paul’s College at the University of Sydney and former global head of the Rhodes Scholarships. We are delighted to attract such an internationally recognised educational leader to lead St Mark’s in the …