University Partnerships


Flinders University
The ACD delivers course instruction, teaching and research on behalf of Flinders University through a formalised partnership.
Flinders awards Academic Status to ACD faculty members who educate in specialised fields on behalf of Flinders. Such subjectss and courses are offered online, as well as at the Brooklyn Park ACD Campus, with some topics taught at the Bedford Park University campus.


Academic Dean
Rev. Assoc Professor Matthew Anstey

Postgraduate Coordinator, Flinders Discipline of Theology:

Dr Mauro Merruzi

Member Colleges

Uniting College for Leadership and Theology (UCLT)

Uniting College is the Uniting Church’s college for discipleship and ministry training in South Australia. The College provides high quality, accessible education for all people: lay and those preparing for ordination and other specified ministries within the Uniting Church, so they may become effective leaders, empowered by the Spirit. They also provide study options for people from a range of church backgrounds with a personal interest in Christian theology.

Principal: Professor Rev Andrew Dutney
Phone: (08) 8416 8420
312 Donald Bradman Drive, Brooklyn Park SA 5034

For more information about Uniting College Click here 

Other Associated Colleges

Newlife College

Newlife College goals are to provide a world-class educational institution that will develop missional leaders for the church of today and tomorrow as well as enable a broad range of people engage more deeply with the scripture, theology and ministry. We welcome students not only from our own denomination but from the wider church throughout Australia and overseas.

Principal: Rev Brendan Burgess



4 Greenwich Court, Robina QLD 4226

For more information about Newlife College Click here


Saint Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Institute (SCMOI) serves to equip the current and future clergy, leaders teachers and Christian men and women generally in the knowledge, application and communication of the Orthodox Faith.

SCMOI is the theological and higher education institute of Australia and New Zealand Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church outside Russia and is the only one of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

Institute Director: Rev Dr Pr Peter Hill

Phone: (08) 8252 9400


PO Box 4019, Elizabeth South SA 5112

For more information about SCMOI Click here


The Australian Lutheran College

Director of VET : Ms Emma Graetz

Phone: (08) 7120 8200


104 Jeffcott Street, North Adelaide SA 5006

For more information about ALC click here


The Commision for Education for Discipleship and Leadership (CEDAL) is responsible for providing education to members to enable them to grow in faith, discipleship and leadership; oversight of the theological education for the specified ministries of the Uniting Church (Lay Preachers, Pastor, Deacon and Minister of the Word) according to guidelines set by the Assembly.

Director of Education and Formation: Rev Dr John Squires

Phone: (08) 9260 9800


85-89 Edward St, Perth 6000 WA

For More information about CEDAL Click here

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