Kingsley College is the provider of theological education and ministry training for the Wesleyan Methodist Church of Australia. Originally known as the Wesleyan Methodist Bible College, Kingsley College commenced in 1948 at the property purchased by the denomination in South St. Hadfield. Kingsley College was established to provide theological training for people preparing for ministry in the Wesleyan Methodist church but has always had students from a variety of Christian backgrounds. Kingsley’s training has focused on studies in Theology, Ministry and Biblical studies and in the 1980’s Counseling was added as a key area of study. Kingsley received state government accreditation in 1993 and became a member of the Sydney College of Divinity in 2005. Throughout this period Kingsley delivered Bachelor and post Graduate degrees until 2008 when these courses were combined with Tabor College Victoria.