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A nail-biting High Table Cup, Winter Wonderland Ball, stellar speaker events, and more

22 September 2021

What a term it has been! Running equal first in the High Table Cup, a visit from the Premier, a fabulous Ball, an awe-inspiring Arts Evening and Marksenfeast arts show, a masterly J C Bannon Oration, community service and wellbeing activities – these are just some of the highlights of the past few months. After …

Major expansion in student wellbeing support and mentoring

13 September 2021

St Mark’s College is embarking on an innovative and nation-leading expansion in its support for student wellbeing and in mentoring, with the appointment of an inaugural Director of Wellbeing and creation of a new mentoring and advisory role. We have been aware for some time that many students have hoped to see further wellbeing support …

Stellar start to 2021

04 March 2021

The College has had a spectacular start to the new academic year – with over 30 more students than last semester, a hugely positive Welcome Week, and great momentum from the strong academic, sporting and other student achievements last year. The strong enrolments – both of returning and of new students – have meant that …

Congratulations to Old Collegians Ken Fitch and Ken Allen – Officers of the Order of Australia

03 February 2021

Warmest congratulations to two Old Collegians – Dr Ken Fitch and Mr Ken Allen – on being made Officers of the Order of Australia (AO) in the recent Australian honours list. Both Ken Fitch (St Mark’s 1951-55) and Ken Allen (St Mark’s 1960-61) had previously been made Members of the Order of Australia – Ken …

Excellence reaches for the stars in 2020

29 January 2021

The year that COVID came crashing into our lives is one that we will remember for a host of reasons. 2020 was extraordinary in many ways – but, from a St Mark’s perspective, perhaps one of the most remarkable things about it was how stunningly well our students performed academically, despite the year’s profound challenges …

Preparing for our centenary: steps towards the founding of St Mark’s College in 1925

14 December 2020

St Mark’s College was officially opened on 15 March 1925, and will celebrate its centenary in 2025. On 7 September 1920, the first step was taken to create St Mark’s College – a resolution in the Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Adelaide appointing a committee to consider establishing a college for students of the …

Robin Ashwin Scholarship promotes international studies

23 November 2020

Through the great generosity of his family, a significant scholarship for a St Mark’s student whose studies have a strong international focus has been created in memory of Robin Ashwin, a former Master of the College, who passed away last year. Robin Ashwin (1930-2019) served as Master of St Mark’s College from 1991 to 1999, …

Outstanding academic and sporting success and community service recognised with end-of-year awards

13 November 2020

The exceptional academic and sporting success and community service of St Mark’s students in 2020 have been recognised with a slew of awards presented at the College’s recent Final Dinner. The academic results of our students in first semester were simply superb – with over half the marks being Distinctions or High Distinctions – and, …

St Mark’s announces student leaders for 2021

06 November 2020

An impressive team of student leaders has been elected and appointed to serve the St Mark’s College community in 2021. Members of the College Club Committee for 2021 were elected at the recent final general meeting of College students, and students have been appointed to other leadership roles following a rigorous application and selection process, …

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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 …

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 …

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 …