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Congratulations Honorary Fellows

01 June 2017

A black tie celebration in honour of our newest Honorary Fellow inductees, Associate Professor Robert (Rob) Cheesman AM and Mr Antony (Ant) Simpson was recently held at St Mark’s.  Rob and Ant have officially joined 43 pre-eminent Honorary Fellows (and 7 Foundation Honorary Fellows) in recognition of their outstanding contribution to their industry and St Mark’s College over their lifetime. …

Commemorating our Founders

01 June 2017

Commemorating Founders’ Day, also known as St Mark’s Day, is a revered annual College tradition to honour and pay our respects to our Patron Saint, founders, benefactors and those members of the College who died in the service of their country. In his sermon at the recent Founders’ Day Service, College Chaplain Rev’d Grant Moore spoke of the many sacrifices made …

Healthy Minds for our community

19 May 2017

When our students are psychologically healthy, everybody benefits. A group of Mentors, Residential Advisors and Committee members are mid-way through a 30-day well-being challenge following a Healthy Minds workshop by Dr Tom Nehmy. The workshop, based on award-winning Australian research into the prevention of psychological difficulties, provided students with the essential tools to operate at their best to increase their …

Arts Evening an opportunity to come together

18 May 2017

    The first ever inter-college Arts Evening provided an opportunity for the five South Australian colleges and halls to come together for a night of musical talent with proceeds supporting the wonderful work of Headspace. Aquinas College, Lincoln, St Ann’s College, Flinders Hall and St Mark’s students enjoyed the night in the St Mark’s Academic Centre which had been …

Prof John Finnis awarded honorary doctorate

17 May 2017

Along with 4750 graduates at the recent University of Adelaide graduation ceremonies, Professor John Finnis was one of nine eminent Australians awarded an honorary doctorate. Prof Finnis was awarded his Doctor of Laws on Saturday 6th May in recognition of his work as an Australian legal scholar and philosopher specialising in the philosophy of law, and as someone who has …

Our new Engineering graduates

28 April 2017

It was all smiles at the University of Adelaide Engineering graduations yesterday with a number of St Mark’s collegians receiving their Bachelor degrees after many late night projects and countless College tutorials. Particular congratulations to Tim Grinter who graduated third overall in his cohort of B.Engineering (Chemical), and Tom Muecke who was fourth overall in the B.Engineering (Civil and Structural), …

Congratulations St Mark’s Law Graduates

27 April 2017

We congratulate all St Mark’s Collegians who recently graduated Bachelor of Laws from the University of Adelaide, we look forward to your contributions in your respective fields and to enriching communities around the world.    

Enriching the lives of others – 2017 scholarship recipients

27 April 2017

Over 50 new and returning St Mark’s students were recently awarded a range of scholarships, grants and prizes for academic achievement, contribution to the community, specific needs, talent, living circumstances and financial need. In welcoming scholarship donors and other benefactors, students, families and other members of the College community, the Master spoke of the increasing cost of a quality education …

Celebrating the St Mark’s spirit with NSW/ACT Old Collegians

05 April 2017

What a great way to celebrate the St Mark’s spirit, surrounded by Old Collegians who were students at St Mark’s College in every decade from the 1950s at the recent NSW/Act reunion! As Old Collegian David Baldock (alum 1968-1973) commented, he enjoyed catching up with Old Collegians from across all years including “meeting some very interesting younger ones.” Andrew Ettridge …

Beginning of the Academic Year – Opening Service

01 March 2017

The 2017 academic year has officially commenced and the annual Service to commemorate this event for our students was held at St Peter’s Cathedral, Adelaide on Sunday 26th February. Current students, parents, alumni and friends of St Mark’s all came together to celebrate the start of a new year whilst students were given the opportunity to reflect on their first week …

Master speaking at Rex J Lipman Lecture Series

01 March 2017

  Congratulations Rose Alwyn for being invited to join the St Peter’s College Rex J Lipman Fellows Program – Public Lecture Series.  The Rex J Lipman Program brings innovative thinkers in neuroscience, public policy, science, child and adolescent wellbeing to the Saints Community and provides the opportunity to meet, discuss, debate and engage with leaders in their field. Rose is …

Congratulations Ben Hulett, Ingenuity Award recipient

12 February 2017

“Ingenuity: The quality of being clever, original, and inventive.”  Oxford Dictionary   Congratulations Ben Hulett (alum 2013-2016) who was recently awarded “Best Sustainable Energy Engineering Project” at Ingenuity 2016 in The University of Adelaide Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences Honours Project Exhibition. “At The University of Adelaide, Ingenuity celebrates tomorrow’s game-changers; the men and women who will shape the world’s technical, …