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Mock Alternative Dispute Resolution Session

Recently, the Year 12 Legal Studies students experienced an excellent hands on learning opportunity, partaking in a mock mediation session.   The session was coordinated by a final year law student, Johnathan Brohier from the University of Adelaide, who was most ably assisted by Margaret Castles, Senior Lecturer in law and also solicitors from the […]

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Lunchtime Engagement for Economics Students

  Our entire Year 12 Economics cohort recently enjoyed both intellectual and gastronomical treats in attending the biannual economic briefing of the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES). This occurred during a lunchtime engagement at the Crowne Plaza. Statistics and charts relating to recent trends in the global, national and state economies mirrored much […]

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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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Mentoring support at USC includes both academic and general wellbeing

  A big part of mentoring at USC is about students’ academic progress and their general well-being. Zahra Pirvali’s Year 12 mentor group celebrated their end of Term 1 achievements over a shared breakfast at The Pancake Kitchen.   Pictured: Zahra’s Year 12 mentor students enjoying breakfast and sharing their study tips this morning at […]

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Art classes tour the Dark Heart exhibition

On Tuesday 18th February, USC Art students were part of launch of the new edition of the Art Gallery of South Australia’s Studio activity space for the Adelaide Biennial of Art 2014. USC students were lucky enough to have a behind the scenes tour with well known art curator – Lisa Slade. For the Adelaide […]

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Last Chemistry Pracs before Demolition

Year 12 Chemistry students have done their final practical works in the Jordan Laboratries before renovations commence next week. ‘Ester day’ is a Year 12 Chemistry practical where students make a sweet-smelling ester. These compounds contribute to flavours and odours in fruits and wines. Synthetic esters are sold as food flavourings such as pineapple, rum […]

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Zoe on her way to the UN Youth National Conference

USC year 12 student, Zoe, has been chosen to participate in the United Nations Youth National Conference in July. The UN Youth Australia National Conference brings together 140 of Australasia’s brightest and most engaged young people for a week-long program of workshops, debates, speakers, and Model UN simulations. The Conference aims to create a generation […]

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Year 12 Legal Studies students participate in ‘Annual Law Week’

On Wednesday 15th May, University Senior College year 12 Legal Studies students attended the Adelaide Magistrates Court, taking part in ‘Annual Law Week’.  Students were invited to participate in Mock Sentencing Hearings.  Through this process they engaged in role-play that simulated how a criminal case would proceed for someone admitting guilt in a Magistrates court. Students […]

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Year 12 English Communications students enjoyed a lecture by Oxfam Trading

In Week 4, Year 12 English Communications students enjoyed a lecture by Russell Schrale, National Sales and Marketing Officer for Oxfam Trading. Based on his experience of working with a host of large corporations, Russell shared his knowledge of market segmentation and the power of branding. This is directly relevant to the students’ current summative […]

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