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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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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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Economists Attend Corporate Briefing

Our entire cohort of Year 12 Economics students was recently treated to a lunchtime Economics briefing conducted by the South Australian Centre of Economic Studies (SACES).     The keynote speaker was Professor Warwick McKibbin, who addressed the issue of the possible impact on Australia of the Trump administration’s economic policies. The students had a […]

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Physics of Fibre Optics

In week 10 ‘The Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS)’ at the University of Adelaide welcomed 90 University Senior College (USC) Year 11 Physics Students to visit their centre in Braggs Building and discuss the applications of their Holey Fibres in technology.   USC are working on their Science as a Human Endeavor (SHE) task, which is a […]

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