High School


Start University in Year 11

America: Prophecy, Power, Politics

America: Prophecy, Power, Politics is a Board of Studies endorsed HSC course that offers Year 11 and Year 12 students the opportunity to develop university-standard writing and critical thinking skills, and earn credit towards a tertiary degree. Offered by the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, America: Prophecy, Power, Politics covers new and exciting ground outside the HSC curriculum to enrich the study and understanding of the United States.


 

iPad

Debate the Future of America

Win three iPads for your school!

The US Studies Centre's Debate the Future of America competition is on again in 2014! Open to teams from NSW high schools, the competition commences in July with the grand final at the University of Sydney’s Open Day in August. The winners will receive three iPads for their school. Applications open soon but if you would like to express your interest now please email amelia.trial@sydney.edu.au.
 



Past activities for high school students

VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Flake

Barack Obama preparing for Asia tour

Gordon Flake, founding CEO of the Centre's sister institution, the Perth USAsia Centre, discusses what the President will be seeking to achieve on his upcoming visit to Asia.


Arvizu

Generating renewable energy

Chief executive of the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Centre guest Dan Arvizu discusses the future of renewable transportation fuels and the new push for energy productivity.

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