St Mark’s College, Adelaide

Live, learn and thrive at St Mark’s College. St Mark’s is a university residential college in Adelaide, providing a home for students studying at the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia and Flinders University.

With a strong focus on academic excellence and student wellbeing, St Mark’s provides everything a student needs to thrive in one location, including academic and wellbeing support, onsite facilities including a library and gym, private bedrooms, full catering and scholarships.

Webinars, Videos, Seminars:

Find out more about St Mark’s in our recent videos here.


St Mark’s accepts students studying Bachelor level or higher degree programs at the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia or Flinders University.

Explore our Campuses:

Check out our Virtual Tours here.

Open Day:

Our 2022 Open Days will be held on 13 and 14 August, both in person and online. Find out more here.


What is a university residential college?

Colleges like St Mark’s are residential academic communities, which provide a safe and supportive environment where students can live and learn together, and receive the best possible all-round educational experience during their university studies.

Who can live at St Mark’s?

St Mark’s accepts students studying full-time, Bachelor-level or higher, on-campus degrees at the University of Adelaide, University of South Australia, and Flinders University.

How to apply

  • Complete the online application form via our website
  • Arrange for two referees (e.g. a teacher) to provide references (one academic, one character)
  • Submit your academic transcripts
  • Attend a 20-minute interview, in person or by Zoom

How does the College decide who comes to St Mark’s?

  • Applications for places at St Mark’s are competitive and merit based
  • Aspiring students must demonstrate the capability and commitment to succeed at university, be of good character, and have a history of engagement, leadership and service in their community

When should I apply?

  • It is strongly recommended that applicants apply by August for the following academic year, to avoid potential disappointment or being placed on a waitlist

Are there scholarships?

  • St Mark’s offers the largest financial assistance program of the residential colleges in Adelaide, providing over $500,000 in scholarships, prizes, bursaries and other financial assistance to its students each year. Around 50% of St Mark’s students receive some form of financial assistance each year
  • Scholarship applications for new students open in October and close in January. Application forms can be accessed via our website

Where can I find out more?

  • Visit us at our Open Days in August or book in for a private tour year round
  • Check out our Virtual Tours and other information on our website –

Call the Registrar on 08 8334 5600 or email [email protected]


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Please get in touch if you have any further questions we can help you with.

Phone: 0883345600