Nisibis College is dedicated to providing the highest standard of theological education. As a recognised Member Institution of the Sydney College of Divinity (SCD), we meet rigorous national quality requirements, ensuring that our degrees and awards are held to the highest educational standards.

What Is Accreditation?

Accreditation is a process of validation in which colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher learning are evaluated. Our accreditation by the SCD means that Nisibis College adheres to specific quality standards set forth by the accrediting body that ensure our educational programs are comprehensive and of high quality.

Benefits of Accreditation:

  • For Students: Ensures educational programs meet national quality standards, facilitating credit transfers and graduate education opportunities.
  • For Graduates: Enhances professional recognition and employability, as degrees from accredited institutions are respected globally.

Our Accreditation History:

Nisibis College has been a proud member of the Sydney College of Divinity since our establishment in 2020. Our accreditation journey reflects our ongoing commitment to excellence in theological education, recognised by rigorous external review and continuous improvement processes.

Future Accreditation Goals:

We are committed to continuous improvement and are actively working towards expanding our accreditation to include additional programs and specialisations that meet the evolving needs of our students and the broader church community.

Official Accreditation Documents:

Frequently Asked Questions about Accreditation:

What does being accredited mean for my studies?

Being accredited means that Nisibis College has met specific standards of quality set by the Sydney College of Divinity and is recognised by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) as a legitimate provider of higher education. This accreditation ensures that the educational programs offered are rigorously evaluated and approved, providing you with assurance that the education you receive is of high quality and widely respected.

Accreditation enhances the recognition of your diploma or degree on an international scale. Since Nisibis College is accredited by a recognised body, other institutions and employers worldwide are more likely to acknowledge and respect your qualifications. This global recognition is vital for students who intend to work or continue their education outside of Australia.

Yes, credits earned at Nisibis College are generally transferable to other higher education institutions, thanks to our accreditation by the Sydney College of Divinity and recognition by TEQSA. However, credit transfer is ultimately subject to the policies of the receiving institution. It is advisable to check with the specific institution to which you intend to transfer credits to understand their criteria and ensure a smooth transfer process.

Contact Us for More Information:

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Last modified: 9 May 2024

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