Kings College (Kangaroo Point)

Kings College (Kangaroo Point)

Name: Kings College (Kangaroo Point)

Time: 1912 - 1954

Epoch: Early 20th Century

Category: University Residential College

Institution Category: Education

Institution Group: Tertiary

Coordinates: -27.481805, 153.033445

Street Address: Kings College, 236 River Terrace, Kangaroo Point

Suburb: Kangaroo Point

Sector: Independent \'Protestant\'

Local Study Area: Kangaroo Point-East Brisbane

Study Stage: MBSH Stage 3 Local Study Areas

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Kings College was founded by the Methodist Church of Australasia in 1913. It was created as a university residential college for the new university in an adaption from the Oxbridge model. Only a small amount of axillary tutorials occurred in the Australian residential college system, and true college system existed with the housing of a theological centre. In the case of xxx, it was the Methodist Theological College. Its first Master was the philosopher Michael Scott Fletcher (1913-1915).

The College’s two most distinguished Masters were Rev. Professor Hubert Trigge (1924-1959) and Rev. Dr. Ian Grimmett (1960-1986). Grimmett began his studies at Union Theological Seminary, New York City, and completed a Master of Theology degree and Doctor of Theology degree by 1956. He brought to Kings College, the education from his teachers, Reinhold Niebuhr, John Bennett, David Roberts, Wilhelm Pauck, Paul Tillich, and Mary Ely Lyman.

Geographic Description 1: Inside The Green Belt

Geographic Description 2: Brisbane River

Geographic Description 3: Flood Plains; Ridgeline (Steep); Major River Penninsula


Unnamed. The Annals of King’s College, affiliated with the University of Queensland: Silver Jubilee 1913-1938, The College, Brisbane, 1938.

Faragher, Trevor. Men and Masters: a Centenary History of King’s College within the University of Queensland, King’s College St Lucia Qld, 2012.

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