The USCOSA Committee helps bring together graduates and former students to continue the sense of community with the college. The USCOSA Committee members are:

  • Amielle Ballestrin (’21)
  • Sol (’18) 
  • Zane Bennett (’16)
  • Amy Brooks-Birve (’17)
  • Lilly Deluca ('16)
  • Callum Di Sario (’12)
  • Joshua Henderson (’16)
  • Sarthak Mehta  ('20)
  • Ella Onofrio (’21)
  • Kelsie Suter ('20)
  • Vanessa Grave (Ex-Officio)
Callum DiSario

Callum Disario (Class of 2012) Co-Chairperson

Callum has been sitting on the USCOSA Committee since 2015 after finishing his tenure as Chairperson in 2018. Having graduated from USC in 2012, he earned a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) in 2017 that carried him into work in the public sector and also into volunteering. However, Callum is currently on a year-long sabbatical in Italy, where most of his days revolve around cooking and drinking espresso. At this rate, he says he might never come back.


Lilly Deluca

Lilly Deluca (Class of 2016) Vice-Chairperson

I am currently studying a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) at The University of Adelaide after graduating from USC in 2016. Alongside my studies, I undertake clerical work part-time at a boutique law firm. I am passionate about environmental issues and hopes to practice environmental law after I graduate.


Amy Brooks-Birve

Amy Brooks-Birve (Class of 2017) Treasurer

Amy is Treasurer of the USCOSA Committee. She studies a Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences and Finance at the University of Adelaide. At USC Amy loved mathematics and economics, and so decided to pursue a career path in both. She works in a wealth firm managing clients’ portfolios and currently plays football for the Sturt SANFLW Football Club. 

Ella Onofrio

Ella Onofrio (Class of 2021) Secretary

I graduated from USC in 2021, and am now undertaking a double degree in Laws, Health, and Medical Sciences. After engaging in Legal Studies and various sciences at the College, I was intrigued as to how these two worlds could meet. I look forward to contributing to the USCOSA Committee after they aided me during my time at USC.

USC Old Scholar

Amielle Ballestrin (Class of 2021) Secretary

Amielle is currently studying Medical Radiation Science (Radiation Therapy) at the University of South Australia. This is her first year as a member of the USCOSA Committee and with future experience; she hopes to foster a memorable school experience for current students similar to her own. Outside of her studies, Amielle enjoys continuing her passion for dance and fitness, including Pilates. 

Zane Bennett

Zane Bennett (Class of 2016)

Zane is currently studying a double degree of Laws and Economics at the University of Adelaide after graduating from USC in 2016. Since August 2019 he has been on the USOCSA Committee as Interim Secretary. Outside of Uni and USCOSA, Zane says he is an extremely average footballer for the Adelaide University Football Club and tutors Year 11’s and 12’s in Legal Studies, English and Economics.

Joshua Henderson

Joshua Henderson (Class of 2016)

Joshua graduated from USC in 2016 and is currently in his final year of a Bachelor of Economics at The University of Adelaide. He has sat on the committee since 2019 where he held the position of Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson for a short time. He currently works in business data analytics in the fast moving consumer goods sector, having previously worked in higher education and chambers of commerce.

Sol Bedi

Sol (Class of 2018)

Sol is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at The University of Adelaide. Upon graduating USC in 2018, he decided to take some time to travel in early 2019 before commencing his studies. Sol currently works in Talent Management, bringing brands and Australian athletes together.


Sarthak Mehta

Sarthak Mehta (Class of 2020) Co-Chairperson

I am currently studying Bachelor of Clinical Science/Doctor of Medicine at Flinders University and have been involved in translational cancer research. Outside of my studies, I enjoy playing soccer and going to the gym. Further, being involved in USCOSA, I aim to help USC students achieve their highest potential both academically and in extracurricular activities.



Vanessa Grave

Vanessa Grave, Director of Marketing and Community Relations (ex-officio)

Dip T, B Ed, B Bus, M Arts (Communication)

Vanessa commenced in her role as Director of Marketing and Community Relations at USC in August 2019. She has extensive experience in Education and Marketing in school communities. Vanessa is delighted to join the USC team and is passionate about promoting the benefits of the USC learning experience as well as supporting the Old Scholars’ Association. She looks forward to meeting and working with a wide variety of Old Scholars’ to help them stay connected with USC.