Ridley maintains several partnerships and membership to a number of peak bodies. These create strong networks, efficient use of resources and mutual encouragement in gospel ministry.
The Anglican Diocese of Melbourne
Ridley Melbourne is one of two colleges training men and women for ordination in the Diocese of Melbourne.
Australian College of Theology
Ridley is accredited by the ACT and works collegially with the other ACT affiliate colleges.
Australian Institute of Archaeology
The Australian Institute of Archaeology is a resource for the study of the Ancient Near East. In partnership with Ridley Melbourne AIA will offer a subject for tertiary students entitled Archaeology and the Bible. This subject will be delivered by eRidley and can be taken for credit in most degrees at the University of Melbourne and other tertiary institutions.
ACCESS supports Ridley in the training of educational chaplains. Ridley trained educational chaplains are placed by ACCESS.
A strategic partnership in supporting, networking and training Evangelical Anglican churches in Victoria.
The Anglican Deaconess Institute Sydney Limited
Partner Ridley in promoting women's ministry and training.
The Bush Church Aid Society
Ridley Melbourne has been training women and men for ministry in remote areas since its inception. The Bush Church Aid Society (BCA) has been a key ministry partner sending and supporting those trained at Ridley. Their financial assistance helped establish eRidley; our distance education program.
Church Missionary Society
Ridley supports the training of women and men for missionary service and many of our graduates go out with CMS. CMS provide teaching in cross cultural ministry, other faiths and mission.
A partnership between CMS Victoria, EFAC Victoria and Ridley Melbourne to promote a vision for mission among the under 25s.
Langham Preaching and the Overseas Council of Australia
Ridley is involved with Langham Partnerships in training pastors and bible teachers in the majority world. Ridley send lecturers for short term training, and also provide short term graduate training at Ridley.
A Commission of the Australian Evangelical Alliance Inc.