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University Senior College
North Terrace
University of Adelaide
South Australia 5005

Principal Robert "Bob" Holloway
Faculty 52
Type Private
Established 2002
Enrollment approx. 500
Information (08) 8303 4988

University Senior College (or USC) is a coeducational and nonreligious independent high school, offering secondary education for students in Years 11 and 12, located on the city campus of the University of Adelaide, South Australia. The stated goal of the school is to provide students with "a senior school education that thoroughly prepares them to successfully enter tertiary studies."[1] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a public university located in Adelaide. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... For the song, see South Australia (song). ... For the film of this title, see Private School (film). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ... Irreligion, irreligiousness, or nonreligion is an umbrella term which, depending on context, may be understood as referring to atheism, agnosticism, deism, skepticism, freethought, secular humanism, general secularism, or heresy. ... For other uses, see High school (disambiguation). ... The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a public university located in Adelaide. ... For the song, see South Australia (song). ...



University Senior College opened its doors in 2002, designed to provide secondary education suited to senior high school students intending to move on to study at university; USC attracts students from across the Adelaide metropolitan area as well as international students from around the world. The defining feature of USC is its relationship with its parent institution, the University of Adelaide; in addition to sharing a campus, students at the school also share facilities such as the library, drama theatre and cafeteria. USC has no school uniform policy, in keeping with the intended adult learning environment. Additionally, the school is situated within the Adelaide CBD, a short walking distance from shops, public transport and other conveniences. For the community in Florida, see University, Florida. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... The University of Adelaide (colloquially Adelaide University or Adelaide Uni) is a public university located in Adelaide. ... Students in Bangkok Over one thousand students in uniform during an assembly at a secondary school in Singapore. ... CBD may stand for: Central business district Convention on Biological Diversity Cannabidiol, a cannabinoid from Cannabis sativa (hemp). ...


All students at University Senior College are expected to study subjects which will achieve a Tertiary Entrance Ranking in the South Australian Certificate of Education. USC offers a broad curriculum which covers all subjects necessary to qualify for SACE, including any prerequisites needed for the individual student's desired university course. SACE logo The South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) is the credential given to students who have completed Year 11 and Year 12 of their secondary schooling, in the state of South Australia, Australia. ...


University Senior College offers limited scholarships for students entering Year 11, ranging in value from 25% to 100% remission of tuition fees. Scholarships are granted based entirely on the results of an examination which is held every winter for the next year's scholarship applicants. Note: The term scholarship can mean either the methods employed by scholars (see scholarly method) or an award of access to an institution and/or money for an individual for the purposes of furthering their education. ...


  1. ^ USC: About the College University Senior College. November 20, 2006.

External links

  • University Senior College website
  • University of Adelaide website



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