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University Partnerships

Sydney College of Divinity partners with Macquarie University in Australia and with seven universities in the Republic of Korea. The partnerships are established through Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the universities and the Sydney College of Divinity (SCD).

Macquarie University, Australia

A co-operative relationship between the Sydney College of Divinity and the Department of Ancient History in the Macquarie University is in place for the promotion of mutual co-operation in the area of Coptic studies.

Students are supported by increasing the availability of course units related to Coptic Studies through cross-crediting of relevant accredited course units available in each institution. Students enrolled for a degree in one institution will be allowed cross-credit for one or more relevant course units undertaken and completed satisfactorily in the other institution. This agreement pertains to both undergraduate and postgraduate course units at the appropriate AQF level. 

Universities in the Republic of Korea

Asia United Theological University (AUTU) / Asian Center for Theological Studies and Mission (ACTS)

A co-operative relationship between the Sydney College of Divinity and Asia United Theological University / Asian Center for Theological Studies and Mission allows for exchange of students and faculty.

Chongshin University and Theological Seminary

There is a fraternal relationship between the SCD Korean School of Theology and Chongshin University and Theological Seminary, both Christian Higher Education Providers.

Some of the key areas of cooperation are

  • The Korean School of Theology will facilitate admission to Sydney College of Divinity courses for exchange students from Chongshin University and Theological Seminary.
  • Assistance is provided by both for visiting academics in order to improve each other’s academic experience and achievement, and to share academic expertise.
  • Students and faculty can access greater resources as inter-library loan and sharing of databases is facilitated between the two institutions.

Kosin University

Kosin University and the Sydney College of Divinity have a sisterhood relationship to work with each other in order to strengthen the ties between the schools, to deepen our understanding to help train talented individuals, and to encourage a Christian life-style especially for young people.

Some of the key areas of cooperation includes

  • Establish cooperation for educational development and help train talented individuals
  • Increase students’ creativity and the usage of human resources for learning activities and research support
  • Usage of each other’s facilities and joint international volunteer cooperation program development and support
  • Supporting career guidance and college counselling through professionals in the field
  • Special lectures by professionals and educational support for character building and learning enhancement
  • Co-participation in holistic education, cultural activities exchange, and other events
  • Mutual benchmarking of a curriculum based on a Christian worldview
  • Exchange of information about each school’s marketing, sponsors, and collaborative activities

Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary

The Sydney College of Divinity Korean School of Theology and the Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary (Changshin University) collaborate and work together for the internationalization of higher education through the development of academic and cultural exchanges in the areas of education, research, and other activities.

The areas of cooperation will include any program offered by either institution in the areas of

  • Cultural and academic exchange
  • Exchange of faculty members and students
  • Exchange of projects that will promote teaching, learning, and research in both institutions

Seoul Bible Graduate School of Theology

A fraternal relationship between the Sydney College of Divinity and the Seoul Bible Graduate School of Theology exists, recognising and cooperating with each other as Christian Higher Education Providers and trainers of faithful Christian workers.

Some of the key areas of cooperation are

  • Seoul Bible Graduate School of Theology will facilitate admission to Seoul Bible Graduate School of Theology courses for exchange students from the SCD Korean School of Theology.
  • Assistance is provided by both for visiting academics in order to improve each other’s academic experience and achievement, and to share academic expertise.
  • Students and faculty can access greater resources as inter-library loan and sharing of databases is facilitated between the two institutions.

Soongsil University

There is a fraternal relationship between the SCD Korean School of Theology and the Department of Christian Studies, Soongsil University as they recognise and cooperate with each other as Christian Higher Education Providers and trainers of faithful Christian workers.

Some of the key areas of cooperation are

  • Soongsil University will facilitate admission to Soongsil University courses for exchange students from the SCD Korean School of Theology.
  • Assistance is provided by both for visiting academics in order to improve each other’s academic experience and achievement, and to share academic expertise.
  • Extended resources can be accessed by students of both institutions as inter-library loan and sharing of databases is facilitated.

Sungkyul University

A fraternal relationship of cooperation between the Sydney College of Divinity and the Sungkyul Church Educational Foundation exists recognising that each are Christian Higher Education Providers and are engaged in training faithful Christian workers.

Some of the key areas of cooperation are

  • The Korean School of Theology will facilitate admission to Sydney College of Divinity courses for exchange students from Sungkyul University .
  • Assistance is provided by both for visiting academics in order to improve each other’s academic experience and achievement, and to share academic expertise.
  • Students and faculty can access greater resources as inter-library loan and sharing of databases is facilitated between the two institutions.
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