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St Mark’s is a world-class university residential college in North Adelaide which provides students with a complete university experience in a safe, inclusive environment.

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Are you going to university in Adelaide in 2023? Want to make the most of your experience? Find out what St Mark’s has to offer at our Open Days.
Can't make it in person? Take a Virtual Tour or join us for a Virtual Q&A Session.

Are you going to university in Adelaide in 2023? Want to make the most of your experience? Find out what St Mark’s has to offer at our Open Days.
Can't make it in person? Take a Virtual Tour or join us for a Virtual Q&A Session.

Are you going to university in Adelaide in 2023? Want to make the most of your experience? Find out what St Mark’s has to offer at our Open Days.
Can't make it in person? Take a Virtual Tour or join us for a Virtual Q&A Session.

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Live, learn and thrive at St Mark's College. Applications for 2023 are now open. Apply now or contact our Registrar on +61 8 8334 5600 or email stmarks@stmarkscollege.com.au for more information

Live, learn and thrive at St Mark's College. Applications for 2023 are now open. Apply now or contact our Registrar on +61 8 8334 5600 or email stmarks@stmarkscollege.com.au for more information

Live, learn and thrive at St Mark's College. Applications for 2023 are now open. Apply now or contact our Registrar on +61 8 8334 5600 or email stmarks@stmarkscollege.com.au for more information

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Experience

College Life

St Mark’s offers so much more than accommodation. The College is a home away from home for students who become part of a vibrant, welcoming and inclusive community.  St Mark’s provides an environment in which students can excel in their studies, achieve their potential and enjoy university life to the fullest

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Wellbeing

The safety, health and wellbeing of every St Mark’s student is paramount. The College offers support services and wellbeing initiatives to help students build resilience and maintain a healthy mind, body and spirit.

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Academic Life

St Mark’s is justifiably proud of the outstanding academic results of its students. Student pass rates are consistently well above the university national average. In-house tutorials, ongoing mentoring, learning reviews and state-of-the-art Academic Centre and Learning Commons enable students to achieve their academic goals.

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Personal & Professional Development

Students gain a competitive edge when they enter the workforce by taking advantage of personal and professional skill-building opportunities at St Mark’s. These include leadership roles, training courses, guest speakers, mentoring and advice from a global alumni network.

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Social & Community Engagement

A well-balanced life includes more than just study. St Mark’s has an exciting social calendar of events. Students can also get involved in fundraising and volunteer work. Communal dining brings the whole St Mark’s community together.

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Sports & Creative Arts

Numerous recreational activities cater to students who favour sporting or creative pursuits – or both. St Mark’s has a well-equipped gym and participates in spirited inter-collegiate sporting competitions while artistic outlets include arts evenings, plays, exhibitions and concerts.

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St Mark’s is proud of its outstanding facilities which offer students the best possible residential experience. Amenities include comfortable, furnished single rooms, unlimited wireless internet, a fully-resourced Academic Centre, gymnasium, dining hall and secure multi-storey car park.

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Ms Rebecca Keeley (St Mark’s 2012-14) has been awarded the inaugural Ivan Shearer Scholarship, which will help to enable her to study for a Masters of

Ms Rebecca Keeley (St Mark’s 2012-14) has been awarded the inaugural Ivan Shearer Scholarship, which will help to enable her to study for a Masters of Business Administration at the University of Oxford.The Ivan Shearer Scholarship is made possible by a generous bequest by the late Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD (1938-2019), a distinguished international

Ms Rebecca Keeley (St Mark’s 2012-14) has been awarded the inaugural Ivan Shearer Scholarship, which will help to enable her to study for a Masters of Business Administration at the University of Oxford.The Ivan Shearer Scholarship is made possible by a generous bequest by the late Professor Ivan Shearer AM RFD (1938-2019), a distinguished international lawyer who was Dean of St Mark’s in 1968-71 and an Honorary Fellow of the College from 2005.The Scholarship helps to support St Mark’s Collegians to study at the University of Oxford or University of Cambridge. It is awarded on the basis of excellence

Rebecca Keeley awarded inaugural Ivan Shearer Scholarship

03 June 2022

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With much national debate on issues of gender and respectful relationships especially over the last 18 months, many institutions around Australia have

With much national debate on issues of gender and respectful relationships especially over the last 18 months, many institutions around Australia have been reviewing what they do in this area. This includes parliaments, courts, companies, universities, colleges, and other organisations.More generally, the best organisations “check in” from time to time

With much national debate on issues of gender and respectful relationships especially over the last 18 months, many institutions around Australia have been reviewing what they do in this area. This includes parliaments, courts, companies, universities, colleges, and other organisations.More generally, the best organisations “check in” from time to time on their culture and their policies and practices.In 2022, we at St Mark’s are marking the 40th anniversary of coeducation and have renewed our commitment to gender equality and to respectful relationships. We have been working hard and proactively

Independent expert review by Professor Catharine Lumby

30 May 2022

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One of the highlights of the recent dinner to mark the 40th anniversary of coeducation were speeches by two current women student leaders who took the

One of the highlights of the recent dinner to mark the 40th anniversary of coeducation were speeches by two current women student leaders who took the opportunity to say “thank you” for the scholarships which have helped them to be at St Mark’s.The College Club President, Ms Caitlin Glascott, spoke of flourishing in College, and said that she and Senior

One of the highlights of the recent dinner to mark the 40th anniversary of coeducation were speeches by two current women student leaders who took the opportunity to say “thank you” for the scholarships which have helped them to be at St Mark’s.The College Club President, Ms Caitlin Glascott, spoke of flourishing in College, and said that she and Senior Residential Advisor Isabel Unwin “are fortunate enough to be recipients of generous scholarships, without which we wouldn’t be standing here”.Isabel Unwin – the holder in 2021 and 2022 of the Women of St Mark’s Scholarship – thanked “everyone who

“Overjoyed” and “forever grateful” for opportunities scholarships create

23 May 2022

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Seven of the first women students to come to St Mark’s when it became coeducational in 1982, the Master of the time (Professor Peter Edwards AM),  and

Seven of the first women students to come to St Mark’s when it became coeducational in 1982, the Master of the time (Professor Peter Edwards AM),  and the Eighth Master (Ms Rose Alywn) were among 140 guests at a brilliant dinner to celebrate the 40th anniversary of coeducation at the College recently.Collegians from every decade since the 1940s, including

Seven of the first women students to come to St Mark’s when it became coeducational in 1982, the Master of the time (Professor Peter Edwards AM),  and the Eighth Master (Ms Rose Alywn) were among 140 guests at a brilliant dinner to celebrate the 40th anniversary of coeducation at the College recently.Collegians from every decade since the 1940s, including many current Collegians, joined in a very happy night marked by a strong sense of camaraderie. Several had come from interstate and overseas.“What a special night it is!” said Professor Don Markwell, Head of College, welcoming guests to the College’s

“What a special night!” – marking the 40th anniversary of coeducation

17 May 2022

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An experienced university educator with a strong commitment to supporting students, Professor Jonathon Allen, has been appointed Dean of St Mark’s College

An experienced university educator with a strong commitment to supporting students, Professor Jonathon Allen, has been appointed Dean of St Mark’s College in succession to Dr Andrés Villamizar, who has stood down due to ill health.The Dean plays a central role in the College’s support for students, which has been expanded significantly this year with

An experienced university educator with a strong commitment to supporting students, Professor Jonathon Allen, has been appointed Dean of St Mark’s College in succession to Dr Andrés Villamizar, who has stood down due to ill health.The Dean plays a central role in the College’s support for students, which has been expanded significantly this year with the appointment of Mr Stuart Meldrum to the new position of Director of Wellbeing, Dr Katrina Stats as Director of Learning, and Dr Rachel Buxton to the new role of Adviser and Special Projects.From 2016 to 2021, Professor Allen was the Head of The

Professor Jonathon Allen appointed Dean of St Mark’s College

19 April 2022

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It seems like yesterday that our newest cohort of Collegians walked through the College’s front gates, met their RAs and collected their key cards, and

It seems like yesterday that our newest cohort of Collegians walked through the College’s front gates, met their RAs and collected their key cards, and lugged all their belongings to their new rooms. Later that day they were formally welcomed into the College and signed their names in the College Roll at the Admission Ceremony on the tennis courts,

It seems like yesterday that our newest cohort of Collegians walked through the College’s front gates, met their RAs and collected their key cards, and lugged all their belongings to their new rooms. Later that day they were formally welcomed into the College and signed their names in the College Roll at the Admission Ceremony on the tennis courts, and, after farewelling family members, began to settle into their new lives here at St Mark’s and at university. And now here we are, almost at the end of Term 1, with much to celebrate from the year so far, and much to look forward to.It has been a

“Becoming the best version of yourself”: the 2022 academic year gets underway

06 April 2022

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The College’s gracious heritage buildings and extensive gardens are in an enviable location at North Adelaide, just a short walk from the city university campuses. St Mark’s is Adelaide’s premier student residential address.

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