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National Excellence in Teaching Awards – Glen Arthur

Glen Arthur, Dean of Innovation and Partnerships at University Senior College, has won the National ASG NEiTA (National Excellence in Teaching Awards) Founders’ Award for Excellence in not only teaching but also in Educational Leadership. Glen was awarded a trophy and scholarship in recognition of his achievements at the Melbourne State Library on Thursday 21 […]

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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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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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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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USC Community Donate to South Pacific School Aid

On Tuesday 27 November, Di Averis, USC Economics Teacher, organised the donated contributions of books from the USC community for the South Pacific School Aid (SPSA). We delivered over 30 boxes and saw some pallets already stacked and labelled ready for shipping to Tonga, Samoa, and Myanmar. Science and Maths books are in big demand […]

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Chemistry Teacher awarded an NGS Scholarship

Congratulations USC Lead Chemistry Teacher, Glen Arthur who has been awarded an NGS Super Scholarship. Glen was one of three teachers nationally to be awarded the scholarship. The NGS Super Scholarship Awards support the professional development of those in the independent education sector who strive to make a difference. Glen has been committed to progressing […]

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Announcement of New Deputy Principal at University Senior College

The Council of University Senior College is delighted to announce Mr Tim Agnew, currently Deputy Principal at Hume Anglican College in Victoria has been appointed as Deputy Principal for the College, beginning in 2019. Tim will replace Dr Murray Thompson in 2019, who signalled to the Council earlier this year his intention to retire at […]

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USC Director of Teaching and Learning graduates as Master of Education

In September this year, Kate Cutts, Director of Teaching and Learning and Teacher of Psychology, graduated from the degree of Master of Education in the School of Education, University of Adelaide. After taking courses in leadership, negotiation and managing complex organisations, Kate undertook research for her dissertation titled: Facilitating posttraumatic growth in secondary school students: exploring the role […]

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