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College response to COVID-19: next steps

17 March 2020

During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as at all times, the College’s top priority is the safety and well-being of our students, staff, and members of the wider community. We have throughout been following expert advice, including in the steps already taken to prevent the spread of the virus, and we will continue to do so. Today the Head of …

Commencement Service and Commissioning of Head of College

06 March 2020

The St Mark’s College community marked the beginning of the 2020 academic year with a Commencement Service held at St Peter’s Cathedral on Friday 28 February 2020. The Service provided an opportunity for students to prepare themselves for living and learning together in the year ahead and to reflect on the mission they have set themselves in embracing a college …

St Mark’s College Welcomes New Students

06 March 2020

St Mark’s was delighted to formally welcome this year’s new members into our College community at our Admission Ceremony, held on Thursday 20 February 2020. Over 200 students, family and friends filled the Grenfell Price Dining Hall to witness each new student sign the College Roll. The Head of College, Professor Don Markwell, led the proceedings, with an Acknowledgement of …

Dr James Muecke AM named Australian of the Year for 2020

29 January 2020

The St Mark’s College community warmly congratulates Dr James Muecke AM, who was a resident student at St Mark’s from 1982 to 1987, on becoming Australian of the Year for 2020. The award, in recognition of James Muecke’s pioneering work in blindness prevention, was announced by the Prime Minister in a ceremony at the National Arboretum in Canberra on the …

Dr Peter Tregear appointed Dean following resignation of Dr Metuamate for family reasons

10 January 2020

Following the resignation of the Dean, Dr Ari Metuamate, for family reasons, the College has appointed a former Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, and former Dean of Trinity College in the University of Melbourne, Dr Peter Tregear, to serve as Dean for 2020. Dr Metuamate and his wife, Dr Jessa Rogers, are expecting their first baby together in March. With …

Ian and Pamela Wall generously enable carpark extension

19 December 2019

The College is deeply grateful to Honorary Fellow Ian Wall AM and Pamela Wall OAM for their generous commitment to enable the addition of an extra two levels to the College carpark. The carpark extension, to begin in February and be completed mid-year, will increase our total number of spaces in the College carpark by 60, from 98 to 158. …

Developing Our Student Leaders For 2020

12 December 2019

The St Mark’s College Leadership Week has just concluded after a week of training for our 2020 student leaders. At St Mark’s College our highest priority is the wellbeing of our students. We want our students supported to thrive at university and have the best possible transition from high school to an independent adult life. As part of this, we …

St Mark's College 50 Year Reunion Luncheon 2019

Celebrating those at St Mark’s College over 50 years ago

02 December 2019

The Head of College, Professor Don Markwell, was delighted recently to welcome back Old Collegians who were students at St Mark’s College over 50 years ago, and their partners. The reunion luncheon provided an opportunity for Old Collegians to reminisce and catch up with their peers, to meet the new Head of College and hear how valuable a collegiate education …

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 the Board, and that she …

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 success and personal well-being of …

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 …