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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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Economics at USC

Economics Students Attend Holiday Briefing               Several enthusiastic students, who had enrolled in Year 12 Economics for this year, recently gave up time in their holidays to attend the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES) Economics Briefing, presented biannually to government and corporate members. Renee found the presentation […]

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Integration of Senior Secondary Australian Curriculum 2016

Fifteen senior secondary subjects across English, Mathematics, Science, History and Geography have been endorsed by the council of federal, state and territory education ministers as the agreed and common base for the development of state and territory senior secondary courses. English, Mathematics, Science and History subjects were endorsed in December 2012, and Geography was endorsed […]

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Year 11 Drama Performance – “The Roses of Eyam”

After a near sold out audience on Wednesday night, the Year 11 Production of “The Roses of Eyam” finishes its run tonight. The students have worked extremely hard to present a polished performance which tells the story of the English village where the Great Plague struck in 1665. The people of Eyam, led by their […]

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Congratulations Zac – USC student qualifies for the National Athletics Championships

On the weekend, University Senior College Year 11 student Zac participated in the State Athletics Championships at SANTOS Stadium and has now qualified to compete in the All Schools National Championships in Melbourne in December. Zac will be representing South Australia competing in the 100m and the 400m hurdle events.   Last season he won […]

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USC students volunteering for Children’s University at Adelaide Gaol

University Senior College year 11 students volunteered their time for the Children’s University Australia at the Adelaide Gaol on Thursday 29th September 2015 as part of their Term 3 School Holiday Program.     The Adelaide Gaol in conjunction with staff from the Ancient Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) at the University of Adelaide, hosted a […]

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Artist Meaghan Coles shares her techniques with USC students

In conjunction with the South Australian SALA festival the Year 11 art students worked with exciting portrait artist Meaghan Coles. They enjoyed hearing about her journey as an artist and learnt some useful techniques to help them with their portraiture pieces.   Below are some comments from the students.   “Meaghan’s style was unique. I […]

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Student Charter – 2015

STUDENT CHARTER 2015 The Year 11 “Why be Positive?” mentoring session includes the students writing their own Student Charter. As teachers and mentors we never cease to be amazed at the depth and quality of the collective wisdom of the young people who choose to attend USC. The 2015 Student Charter contains many powerful statements […]

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Welcoming year 11 students to USC in 2015

Orientation for year 11 students commencing at USC in 2015 Last Wednesday and Thursday we were excited to welcome our new Year 11 students to the USC community during Orientation. We want to thank the students and mentors for all they did to make this a welcoming and enjoyable experience. We got to know each […]

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Year 11 Legal Studies Students Helping Out

Article written by: Juliana Kittel Law Student, The University of Adelaide The Magistrates Court Legal Advice Service (MCLAS) is a free legal advice service staffed by final year Law students from The University of Adelaide. As part of this service, a group of students from the University have been developing a series of instructional videos to assist members of the public […]

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