From Principal Anita Zocchi

As the new Principal to University Senior College since 1 July this year, I would like to share with you my impressions so far. I feel privileged to be the new Principal of such a dynamic and exciting school which is focused on learning for life and assisting students to reach their tertiary goals. It […]

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Publication of Research Project Outcome – The Ruby Preece Paper

Congratulations to Year 12 student Ruby Preece whose Research Project Outcome was published at the request of Chief Justice Chris Kourakis. Her outstanding work is now referred to as ‘The Ruby Preece Paper’. Ruby researched ‘What are the possible contributing factors to the overrepresentation of Aboriginal youths in the South Australian Juvenile Justice system, and […]

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Farewell Bob Holloway

Bob Holloway was one of the founding staff members of University Senior College and retired from his role as Principal at the end of June this year. He arrived at the conception stages of this exciting and innovative school and worked collegially with staff as the SACE Coordinator and teacher of Chemistry until he took […]

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AIP 2017 South Australian Physics Teacher of the Year Awarded to USC Teacher

Congratulations Zahra Pirvali, University Senior College Physics Teacher who was today selected at the recipient of the 2017 EXCELLENCE IN PHYSICS TEACHING AWARD by the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP). The Chair of the SA Branch of the AIP, Dr. Andrew D Mackinnon, stated  “Since 2015 we have put the nomination process into the hands of Physics students at […]

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The Year 12 Mock Trial (Mooting) Journey

Many of the Year 12 Legal Studies students have an ambition to study and work in law. One way to obtain an impression of what is involved is to engage in practical learning – the mock trial competition. To those students who wish to pursue a law and justice career, we introduce trial experience in […]

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Women in Mathematics Workshop

In the midst of hectic Year 12 schedules, five maths students joined a workshop hosted by the University of Adelaide Maths and Science faculty, targeting and encouraging women to pursue courses and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Alicia, Amy, Emilia, Tam and Sarah spent the day listening to Professors from the University […]

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Year 12 Drama Performance – Antigone by Jean Anouilh

Year 12 Drama students performed Antigone by Jean Anouilh last week in the University of Adelaide’s Little Theatre. Based on the famous Greek tragedy by Sophocles, Antigone details the rebellion and martyrdom of the daughter of Oedipus Rex. Jean Anouilh was a French playwright and wrote his script in occupied France, as a pointed comment […]

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Old Scholar Returns to the Economics Classroom

The Year 12 Economics class had a most interesting visitor recently. USC Old Scholar, Ed Carlson, graduated from USC five years ago and since then has spent some years working with Google in Sydney and recently returned to Adelaide with his own tech start-up. Ed spoke to the class of the arduous process involved in […]

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Farewell from Principal Bob Holloway

To all members of the USC Community At the end of June I will leave my position and hand over the leadership to Anita Zocchi. USC Council has made a wise choice in this appointment and Anita will bring a wealth of experience in educational leadership to USC that will enable ongoing growth in the […]

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USC Quiz Night – Friday 16 June

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