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Topic: Australian Uni
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Topic: Australian Uni
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RE: Australian Uni

yah, we rip at snapper and don't like kooks and touro's...........so stay away!!!!!!!!!  J

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derek

RE: Australian Uni

yeh def go to the uni of wollongong in new south wales, it'll be fresh, you'll dig it....ciao mate

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oc

RE: Australian Uni

Bond University! AWESOME UNI. Graduated there september 04. It's pretty expensive, as an international student you probably have to pay around $1500 extra per semester compared to public universities. On the other hand, classes are smaller, you get to know your lecturers personally, they are really skilled; often from the industry. I believe the university also score among the top ones for most of its degrees. Especially; If you are to study law, film, sports management or business; Bond is probably one of Australia's best choices. It's pretty good on multimedia, IT and psychology aswell, probably top 10 or so.

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oc

RE: Australian Uni

Furthermore; as Matt mentioned - the great spots are pretty crowded. The beach breaks generally suck, but 1 hour down or up the coast you can find awesome, secluded non-crowded rock spots! On a daily basis I mostly surfed at Nobby Beach/Miami Beach, where there is a small rock break thats not too crowded. (its pretty damned small though) ;)

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RE: Australian Uni

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Allie

RE: Australian Uni

Hi. I'm planning on studying abroad in Australia next spring and I am very interested in the University of Newcastle. Could you tell me a little more about it? How is the surf? Do you have to wear a wetsuit year round? Crowded? Also, what is the the town like? Thanks so much!

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Indiana gal looking to study & surf

RE: Australian Uni

I'm getting ready to apply to some Uni's. I'm a global environment major so obviously Aus has a super-diverse environment to experience.  My P's are really pushing for James Cook U up in Townsville because of the location on the GB Reef and Rainforests-sounds educational and all, but I really want to experience the young surf culture, sounds like anything north of Brisbane lacks any good breaks. I was looking into Bond U. What do you guys know about Uof the Sunshine Coast? QU? or Any other Uni suggestions? And, while we're on the topic I'll need a cute surfer boy to show me the ropes--I'm just a newbie when it comes to surfing! I appreciate any help you can offer, Thanks! Laura
p.s. If ya wanna send me some info or chat, love to hear from ya, my screenname is Soulshine2429 on AIM

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jatbakar

RE: Australian Uni

Hello! I've been at Newcastle Uni four over 4 years, and I would highly recommend it. uni is less than 20 mins drive to the city beaches, with crowds less than half that of MAnly. Living within walking distance is pretty affordable too, even by students. People were surfing here in their shorts up to a couple of weeks ago. Stays pretty warm most of the year so its good. And being a girl out there surfing, its not  as intimidating to surf here. Friendly folk

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Az

RE: Australian Uni

Dont know what all these fools are talking about....Come over to Western Australia thats where the surf is. Go to uni down the south west in Margs and you have heaps of surf sppts with no one around. Or go to Perth for better uni..not as good surf but go down south on wknds. Its heaps better than the east coast and far less people

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CanSurfer

RE: Australian Uni

The topic seems hot here so I will keep the kettle boiling. I am heading down from Canada to Aussie for school and have the choice of the following Uni's: Griffiths Uni, Uni of Queensland, Uni of South Australia, Uni of Melbourne, Curtin Uni (Perth) and Uni of Newcastle. Primary goals are to get some schooling in, and find lots of waves in the process. Can any of you give me any input on the top choices in terms of low surf crowds + good waves + uni life (gals and good night life). Cheers all.


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