St. Andrews Hall
University description (as per official university website)
St. Andrew's Hall ... is a college of The Presbyterian Church in Canada, located on the University of British Columbia campus—one of Canada's premier universities.
St. Andrew’s Hall ... carries out four ministries:
* Theological Education
* The Elders’ Institute
* Hospitality and Student Housing
* Campus Ministry and Chaplaincy
St. Andrew's Hall ... exercises its charter to teach theology and prepare candidates for ministry through its association with Vancouver School of Theology. Candidates for the ministry of The Presbyterian Church in Canada may also enter the Regent College/VST joint programme.
The Elders’ Institute of St. Andrew’s Hall ... seeks to enrich the ministry or elders and other leaders of The Presbyterian Church in Canada and other denominations.
As a college of The Presbyterian Church in Canada we will:
create a unique and significant contribution to theological education for church leadership;
provide the standard for quality student accommodation; and
offer compassionate pastoral ministry and hospitality.
Ensure that the degree-granting charter of St. Andrew's Hall is exercised effectively for the benefit of The Presbyterian Church in Canada
Promote the programs and resources of Vancouver School of Theology throughout The Presbyterian Church in Canada
Support Presbyterian students at VST
Create an institute to provide faithful and effective education for Canadian Presbyterian elders
Develop awareness of educational opportunities and services that will meet the needs of the laity of The Presbyterian Church in Canada
Maintain and enhance the physical facilities of St. Andrew's Hall
Support and nurture a unique sense of community among the residents
Nurture Christian virtues and hospitality within the residential community and on the campus
Run a policy-based style of governance
St. Andrew's Hall • 6040 Iona Drive • Vancouver, BC • V6T 2E8 • Tel. 604.822.9720 • Fax. 604.822.9718