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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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Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards – The Winners

University Senior College was proud to support the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards for its inaugural ‘Create Change’ award.  Congratulations to the following three finalists who have each created a path to initiate change to improve the foundations of many communities both here and worldwide. Bryce Eldredge, 23 of Kybunga launched The Rural Network, an online community website […]

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USC Old Scholar has won the Federal Minister’s Award for Early Career Housing Researcher for her research

University Senior College Old Scholar Dr Lyrian Daniel (Class of 2005) – postdoctoral researcher, School of Architecture & Built Environment, The University of Adelaide, has won a Federal Minister’s Award for Early Career Housing Researcher. The award was presented to Lyrian by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute for the quality of her research, Material […]

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Two USC students selected to attend the National Constitutional Student Convention in Canberra

The South Australian Secondary Schools Constitutional Conventions Planning Group have selected USC Year 12 students, Charlotte Hillam and Brayden Roberts to attend the National Schools Constitutional Convention in Canberra from the 15th to 17th of March this year. Charlotte and Brayden attended the State Constitutional Student Convention held on the 27th October, 2016 with USC’s […]

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SACE Merit Award Presentation at Government House

The greatest number of subject merits ever achieved in the South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) was awarded at the annual SACE Merit Ceremony on Tuesday 7 February 2017. The event, which marked its 29th year at Government House, saw a total of 44 Merits  awarded to University Senior College students 27 students with the highest overall achievement were […]

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SACE Results 2016

Council and Staff extend their congratulations to every member of the Class of 2016 for their outstanding and well deserved SACE results. Each and every student can feel very proud of their achievements. Dux of School was Son Cao (Sonny) Tran with an ATAR of 99.95 and Merits in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Research Project. Proximae […]

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A Perfect Start to the Future for USC Student Sonny Tran

University Senior College (USC) student, Sonny Tran is one of 2016’s high achievers, receiving the highest possible ATAR score of 99.95.  Sonny received subject merits for Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Research Project B plus an A grade for English Communications.  Sonny came to University Senior College in year 11 to complete his SACE, but he […]

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