University Senior College is an independent co-educational senior secondary school for Years 10, 11 and 12 located in the centre of the city of Adelaide, within the grounds of The University of Adelaide. The College is dedicated to supporting students to take their place in the world through an academic pathway leading to university.

About us

USC was founded for students seeking an academic and supportive pathway to university studies and beyond.

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Study at USC

University Senior College offers an exciting and innovative curriculum for students in Years 10 to 12.

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Learn more about the enrolment process for domestic students wishing to study at University Senior College.

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Open Days & Tours

University Senior College hosts a number of guided tours and Open Days annually.

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International students

USC welcomes international students to Adelaide and can assist them with all aspects of their social transition.

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Contact USC

Do you need to contact University Senior College? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant staff member directly.

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Latest news stories



USC Semester 2 Newsletter

Check out what's been happening in our College community. The Semester 2 Newsletter is available to view now.



Congratulations USC 2020 Graduates

Council and staff are delighted to announce the excellent South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) results achieved by the University Senior College Class of 2020. The students and their families can feel proud that their hard work and dedication has generated wonderful outcomes.



USC Year 12 Graduation Ceremony

USC Year 12 Graduation Ceremony was Live Streamed from the Scott Theatre on Thursday 3 December for our Graduating Class of 2020. It was a wonderful community ceremony acknowledging our students achievements. Our Guest Speaker was Jessica Dobrovic, who won the 2020 Young Achiever USC Create Change Award. Year 12 student, Isabella Cimarosti delivered the Student Reflection. The Principal’s address was also a highlight and the Graduation Ceremony was a wonderful celebration. Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2020.




Due to the announcement made by the Premier of South Australia today regarding the six day closure of all schools as of midnight tonight regarding COVID-19. Anita Zocchi, Principal has addressed the students in Years 10 and 11 and has asked them to go home immediately to avoid congestion on public transport. We recognise there may be essential workers within your family and we are currently working through a process which will  be communicated to all families later today via email. If you have any concerns please email Anita Zocchi, Principal anita.zocchi@adelaide.edu.au.



Congratulations USC Research Project Students

Congratulations University Senior College Research Project students on their outstanding results overall and in particular to the 28 USC students who achieved A+ for their work and four of those students who have perfect scores. An amazing effort by all.



Semester 1 Newsletter

Check out what's been happening in our College community. The Semester 1 Newsletter is available to view now.