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Congratulations to the 2021 USC Graduates

Congratulations to the USC 2021 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 2021. The students and their families can feel proud that their hard work and dedication has generated wonderful outcomes.

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Class of 2016 Reunion

Old Scholars Reunion

The Class of 2016 Reunion was held at Hotel Richmond on Friday 15 October 2021. The night was a great success with fifty five Old Scholars attending, along with current staff, Bob Holloway, (previous Principal) and Murray Thompson (previous Deputy Principal). One of the USC Old Scholars’ Association goals moving into the coming year is to continue to deliver reunions and other events for Old Scholars to facilitate engagement and connection amongst Old Scholar networks. 2022 Reunion information will be placed on our USC website under Old Scholar Reunions during February 2022.

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Justice Artist Residency 2021 Launch

Justice Artist Residency

On Tuesday 19 October the Justice Artist in Residency Project was launched in Francis Street Laneway, Adelaide. The Exhibition was opened by the Deputy Lord Mayor, Mary Couros in front of USC Year 10 students (involved in the project), Dr Daniel Connell, Artist, representatives from the Adelaide City Council, Lynne Moten, Service Learning Consultant, Anita Zocchi, Principal, staff and parents.   

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Year 12 Career Advisory Sessions

Hear what University Senior College Year 12 students thought about their Career Advisory Sessions.

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Young Achiever Awards

Young Achiever Awards Ad

Did you know University Senior College has our very own category as part of the 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards? We’d love for past and present University Senior College students to enter the awards…it only takes 2 minutes to refer someone you know who’s doing great work, or you could even throw your hat in the ring! Find out more at www.youngachieverawards.com and select SA. Nominations Close: Monday 13 December 2021

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Creative Writing

Year 11 and 12 USC students, accompanied by Elly Pfitzner, attended a dynamic creative writing workshop held by The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Arts. The workshop provided students with opportunities to refine their writing skills and work alongside Arts faculty. The session was well received and students thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

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USC Year 11 Politics, Power and People

Students on campus

USC Year 11 Politics, Power and People students attended the SA Schools State Constitutional Convention. The question debated wasShould a new preamble be added to the Constitution?’

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Year 11 Ancient Studies Research Presentations

Students on campus

University Senior College Year 11 Ancient Studies students just took part in a university style academic poster presentation of Achaemenid Persian art, architecture and technology. They had worked collaboratively on a poster and talked about their research while answering various questions. Students also presented an individual pitch outlining their group objectives and individual research findings.

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Research Project

Students on campus

USC students, who generally undertake the Research Project in Year 11, received truly excellent results when the subject was resulted in July this year.  A total of 189 students were enrolled and 57.4% of them achieved in the A band. A+ was awarded to 21% of students who demonstrated a particularly high level of self-directed and thoughtful research. In addition, four students were awarded a ‘perfect’ score, namely Amelie Ballestrin, Teresa Bueti, Artemis Bishop and Vraj Petal.

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Year 11 Service Learning

Recently the Year 11 cohort deepened their service learning program via a presentation on authenticity from Lynne Moten, the College’s Service Learning Resident, and from some of their Year 11 friends who shared first hand stories of their experience of Afghanistan. It is through the telling of story that our understanding and tolerance grows. This program will continue and diversify into Year 12 for these students.

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