2017 Student Highlights

  The following snapshots of student learning opportunities and achievements are evidence that learning takes place in varied locations and is not restricted to the classroom. Ruby Preece distinguished herself when her Research Project was published at the request of the Chief Justice, Chris Kourakis. Her work is now referred to as the Ruby Preece […]

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2017 Valedictory Address – Revania Pillay

  There is an old Indian adage that has been told to me multiple times throughout my life.  It outlines the order for giving reverence and goes “Matha, Pitha, Guru, Deivam,” which literally translates to “Mother, Father, Teacher, God.” It is to these four that we owe our existence.  Our mother gives birth to us […]

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USC Director of Teaching and Learning graduates as Master of Education

In September this year, Kate Cutts, Director of Teaching and Learning and Teacher of Psychology, graduated from the degree of Master of Education in the School of Education, University of Adelaide. After taking courses in leadership, negotiation and managing complex organisations, Kate undertook research for her dissertation titled: Facilitating posttraumatic growth in secondary school students: exploring the role […]

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Just 2 Deadly Awards

The Murray Bridge Community recently celebrated the success of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at the “Just 2 Deadly Awards”. These awards recognise the students graduating from Years 7 and Year 12. We were delighted that Nathan Hartman was among the recipients of these awards and that his efforts and achievements were recognised […]

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Trauma Teddies – USC Community Knit for Red Cross

Staff, parents, friends and students of University Senior College have collectively knitted 72 Trauma Teddies for the Red Cross charity.  On Wednesday 15 November, a few members of our Trauma Teddy knitting community were treated to afternoon tea and presented with certificates of appreciation.  Also attending were representatives from the South Australian Red Cross to personally […]

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Old Scholars Participate in the Ingenuity 2017 Showcase

On Tuesday 31 October, the University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Science (ECMS) students participated in the Ingenuity 2017 Showcase at the Adelaide Convention Centre.  Ingenuity 2017 is a vibrant and impressive display of student projects, research and program offerings. Former University Senior College students Jason Tosolini (2013), Samuel Bost (2012), David […]

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Governor’s Farewell to International students

On Friday 20th October Senior High School and Tertiary International students from institutions all over Adelaide attended the Governor’s Farewell to International students. Seven USC Yr12 International students and five teachers of International students attended and enjoyed the event arranged and facilitated by StudyAdelaide and many sponsors of International student education. StudyAdelaide CEO Karyn Kent […]

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USC student awarded the Summer Program Scholarship at Berklee College

USC Year 11 student Rory Adams attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music Five Week Summer Performance Program in Boston, USA in July this year on a full scholarship. This amazing opportunity allowed him to fully immerse himself in the college lifestyle taking classes in all aspects of music from the college professors. There were musicians from […]

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Australian Mathematics Competition 2017

This year, 14 of our students participated in the Australian Mathematics Competition. We are pleased to announce that 9 students have obtained a Distinction and 5 have obtained a Credit. This event was introduced in Australia in 1978 as the first Mathematics Competition in Australian Schools. Since this time it has served almost all Australian […]

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Nominations Now Open for the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards

ACKNOWLEDGING YOUNG CHANGE MAKERS University Senior College has begun the search for young change makers who are making a difference in the community, to nominate for the University Senior College Create Change Award, part of the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards. “The University Senior College Create Change Award will recognise young people who are driving […]

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