Established in 1897, Avondale University College (Avondale) is a self-accrediting private provider of Christian higher education, offering a broad range of internationally-recognised undergraduate, postgraduate, research and vocational education and training (VET) courses. Avondale offers undergraduate degrees in Business, Education, Humanities and Creative Arts, Ministry and Theology, Nursing and Science. Postgraduate coursework degrees (including graduate diplomas, graduate certificates and master's degrees) are offered in Arts, Counselling, Education, Leadership and Management, Lifestyle Medicine, Ministry and Theology, Nursing and Teaching. Avondale also offers doctoral degrees and postgraduate degrees by research, as well as a Diploma of General Studies and VET in Outdoor Leadership. Avondale has two friendly campuses located in NSW, Australia: Lake Macquarie and Sydney (Wahroonga). Student accommodation is available at each campus, where students experience the range of social, intellectual, sporting, physical and spiritual activities available. Avondale's small class sizes, collaborative culture, and pastoral care allows students to thrive. Avondale is part of the worldwide Adventist network of universities and colleges and welcomes all students who value higher education in a Christian context. Avondale seeks to develop the whole person through connections with the community, humanitarian values and a shared dedication to serving world needs. Students Australia-wide and internationally choose Avondale because of our supportive environment and quality course offerings.