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SA Secondary Schools State Constitutional Convention

Recently, USC Year 11 Legal Studies students, Mikayla Venning, Olivia Christie and Reuben Fernee, were privileged to attend the South Australian Secondary Schools State Constitutional Convention held at Parliament House, North Terrace. This year’s convention focused on the topic “Should the Commonwealth Parliament have specific powers to legislate for the environment?” Participants heard perspectives on […]

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SASTA Oliphant Science Awards

Congratulations USC Year 11 student, Amber Washington who won a number of awards at the 2018 SASTA Oliphant Science Awards, South Australia’s largest science competition. Amber won 1st prize in the Year 11/12 Games category for her board game “Chem-Mystery” that invites chemistry students to play detective and solve a mystery using experiments.  The idea for […]

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Year 12 Drama Performance: Blood Sister & Soldadera

On Wednesday the 6th of June and Thursday the 7th of June, Year 12 Drama students performed two plays: Blood Sister by Daniel Keene and Soldadera by Josephina Niggli.  Two very different plays, set in different times, about different people. At first glance, it might seem hard to make connections between the life of Kate […]

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2018 Winners of the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards

  The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award Daniel Thorpe – represented by Travis Ranson (R) and Renee Tamblyn (R) – was announced as winner of The Coffee Club Arts and Fashion Award by Director of The Coffee Club, John Lazarou (L). Daniel Thorpe, 26 of Bowden is a composer and performer who is influenced by everything […]

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Thomas Brown Wins State Award

Thomas Brown has won the prestigious University Senior College Create Change Award in the 2018 Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards and was presented onstage by Anita Zocchi, Principal, University Senior College. Thomas won the Award from a strong field of nominees and was one of twelve category winners announced on Friday 11th May at Hilton […]

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2018 Channel 9 Young Achiever Award Finalists

The Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards has been in existence since 1988, with the purpose of acknowledging, encouraging and promoting the positive achievements of all young people up to and including 29 years of age. The Young Achiever Awards aim to encourage nominees’ energies, talents and creativity, which set a positive example to others. The […]

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School Sport SA – Track & Field Championships

On Thursday 5 April, USC students competed as a team at the School Sport SA Track and Field Championships for the first time. The day began with a glorious 3km run from Bonnie Doran who started strongly and lead the whole race. Many students followed Bonnie’s lead and won their events or set personal best […]

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Adelaide Fringe Event “The USC Showcase” Performs to a Sold Out Crowd

On Thursday 8 March, students and old scholars performed in the sold out show: USC Showcase.  Eighty guests filled the Charles Street Drama Theatre, which had been transformed into a cabaret theatre for the evening. The USC Showcase was a musical and dramatic exhibition of Year 11 and Year 12 University Senior College Music and Drama […]

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Royal Australian Chemical Institute Medal Recipients

Earlier this month, University Senior College graduates attended the Science Innovation Learning Centre (SILC) at Flinders University with USC’s lead Chemistry teacher, Glen Arthur, where the Royal Australian Chemical Institute provided recognition through medals for those students who received a Merit in Chemistry in 2017.  In addition to receiving medals, the students had the opportunity to […]

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Governor of South Australia Commendation – Excellence Award

Congratulations to Nix Herriot who has received a Governor of South Australia Commendation – Excellence Award for his 2017 SACE results. Achieving an ATAR of 99.95 with 5 Merits. Out of more than 15,000 students who received the SACE in 2017, Nix is one of just 27 students to receive this prestigious award. The Governor of […]

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