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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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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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2017 City Bay

On Sunday 17 September was the 45th year of the iconic Sunday Mail City-Bay Fun Run, and the fourth year University Senior College has entered a school team. Congratulations to all students, staff, family members and friends who participated in the event.  The weather was ideal for running conditions. All who entered had a great run […]

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USC Students Celebrate their Mock Trial Grand Final Win

On Tuesday 19 September the University Senior College Mock Trial team won the 2017 South Australian Secondary Schools Mock Trial Competition. The Law Society of South Australia introduced the Mock Trial Competition to South Australian Secondary Schools in 1988. In its first year, the Competition had 36 teams from 32 schools across South Australia competing. […]

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Royal Australian Chemical Institute Gold Medal Winners

Year 12 Chemistry students participated in the National Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Competition. Congratulations to the State and National Gold Medal Team: Revania Pillay, Zahrah Azman and Isla Heath, who also took out the Excellence Award for their team and for the school. The RACI titration competitions are designed to encourage those students who enjoy […]

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Another Win at the Mock Trial Competition

Congratulations to the Year 12 Legal Studies class, for their formidable win with a score of 91 – 85 in the Semi-Final of the Law Society of South Australia’s Mock Trial Competition. This was a particularly difficult round, for even though we were placed at the top of the leader board at the conclusion of […]

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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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USC Musician’s success at the Adelaide Fringe and beyond

Rory Adams is a Year 11 student at USC who is making a name for himself as a singer/songwriter and a music producer. Having been very active on the Adelaide music scene for some time, he appeared as a singer in the Adelaide Fringe on 24 March 2017 at the “Live on 5″ venue at […]

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