Why Ridley?

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Ridley is known for its commitment to the Bible, emphasis on character formation, and development of a strong community in which to learn and grow. Students come from a wide range of denominations and backgrounds. Whether you are studying on campus or online, Ridley offers training for many different ministry options.

At Ridley:

  • You are taught by a world-class faculty of leading biblical scholars and ministry practitioners
  • You are part of a diverse student body, confident and passionate about Christian faith and ministry
  • We will help you develop your Christian character and theological thinking
  • You will enjoy a wide range of elective options that cover mission, chaplaincy, youth ministry, children’s ministry, biblical studies, student ministry, ordination, and marketplace/lay ministry
  • You will have opportunities to discern your future and be connected with ministry networks and organisations
  • Flexible delivery options allow you to study through a range of delivery modes (on campus, online, intensives and extensives)

Sound theology, academic quality, passionate community and flexible study options make Ridley a great choice as you prepare for ministry.


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