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World’s Greatest Shave – USC Raises Over $10,000

On Wednesday 27 March, 14 students and staff from University Senior College participated in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave. Over $10,000 was raised, making this fundraiser the largest the school has ever participated in. Thank you to the community for your generous donations. Well done to Nadia, Eleanor, Alex, Tom, Reuben and Jonah for shaving their […]

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Adelaide Fringe Performance ‘USC Showcase’

On Wednesday 6 March, USC students performed to a sold-out crowd for their performance in the Adelaide Fringe ‘USC Showcase’. Directed by Lynn Jackson, USC Drama Teacher and supported by Dave Garwood, USC Music Teacher. It was a wonderful evening showcasing the talents of our students. The evening was hosted Pele Kuipers, with Jonah Stewart […]

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Introduction to Marketing Lecture from Russell Schrale

Today, English students were treated with a guest speaker, Russell Schrale – General Manager of Marketing, Fundraising and Relationships for Cancer Council SA. Russell has a wealth of information from previous marketing and leadership roles with Zoos South Australia, Oxfam and ZEN Home Energy Systems bestowing him with a combination of both commercial and not […]

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USC students and staff to help shave the world from blood cancer

Students and staff from University Senior College, will banish their everyday hairdos and embrace a bald or colourful new look as they join forces to help beat blood cancer. The school will be raising funds for the annual World’s Greatest Shave, joining 20,000 Australians taking part in the much-loved campaign to help beat blood cancers like […]

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Twins double success with their ATAR results

USC Twin brothers Tyler & Riley Groome have both topped the state with their South Australian ATAR results, landing them both in the top 1% of the state. Riley secured an ATAR of 99.80 and Tyler secured an ATAR of 99.20. Riley also received merits in Mathematical Methods, Specialist Mathematics, and Physics in addition to […]

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Class of 2018 Valedictory Speech – Ian Ng

Printed with approval from Ian Ng. Two years ago an old friend of mine, whose name isn’t worth mentioning once told me, “Don’t go to USC, it’s just a school for a bunch of try-hards and nerds.” It’s funny how wrong people can be sometimes. Today, I shake my head as I stand before the […]

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USC – A Year in Review

From the Principal Anita Zocchi 2018 has been another productive year at University Senior College. Staff and Council began the year by reflecting on education today and where it may lead in the future. As a consequence of that discussion, time was spent considering possible leadership structures for 2019 and beyond. As a result, a […]

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USC Council Report – Brian Cunningham, Chairperson

The Council continues to have high aspirations for USC and over the past 12 months has worked closely with Anita and her senior leadership team in making key strategic decisions to secure the future of the school in consolidating the recent trend of growth in school enrolments. In making these decisions, the Council have considered […]

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2018 ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards

Lead Chemistry teacher, Glen Arthur is to be congratulated for being named one of the 25 State and Territory recipients of the 2018 ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards (NEiTA), there were two recipients in South Australia. The NEiTA received more than 2,000 nominations for the awards this year, so this is truly an achievement. Glen […]

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Australian Science Olympiads Results

Congratulations to University Senior College Year 11 students who participated in the 2018 Australian Science Olympiads. The Australian Science Olympiads are a national program for top performing secondary science students that culminate in the International Science Olympiads.  The program is a rewarding opportunity for year 10 and 11 students to extend themselves way beyond school science […]

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