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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 …

Outstanding academic success

20 June 2019

In our first Academic Prizes Ceremony for 2019, St Mark’s College celebrated our returning students who received outstanding results in the 2018 academic year. Over 60 students were acknowledged for their outstanding academic performance. Academic success is a core element of College life, and as such it was fitting for our Collegians to be celebrated in front of their peers …

Hawker Scholarships presented by Australian of the Year

18 June 2019

Dr Richard Harris SC OAM presented University of Adelaide students Sophie Ludbrook and Kaidy Morgan with their 2019 Charles Hawker Scholarship certificates at a ceremony held at St Mark’s College on Thursday. Sophie studied at Scotch College in Adelaide and is from Mylor in the Adelaide Hills. Kaidy completed her year 12 studies at St Joseph’s College in Port Lincoln and grew …

New Business Manager appointed

16 June 2019

The College is delighted to welcome Ms Fiona Evans to the College as the recently appointed Business Manager. Fiona is a Certified Practising Accountant with over ten years’ experience in a similar role within the independent school sector. She has also worked in the corporate and private sector and held several board positions. Fiona has extensive experience in all facets …

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 …