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RE: Australian Uni« on: June 16 2005 21:06:00 »
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.
RE: Australian Uni« Reply #1 on: June 22 2005 04:06:00 »
hey guys, there aint no uni down at inverloch in victoria but there r some sick surf spots down there, i mean its got 1 of the best right handers in australia ( freight train ), which is out on the bar, its fair a fair paddle but its way worth it, and a sick left when it works on the low incoming tide. some of the reef breaks r ok ( eagles nest, suicides and twin reefs, and also some sick beach breaks like the oaks ), so guys i would consider coming down to invy and havin a session. blake
RE: Australian Uni« Reply #2 on: June 23 2005 20:06:00 »
newcatsle has sick waves and a uni like 15km from the beach. newys a hell joint....
RE: Australian Uni« Reply #3 on: August 21 2005 14:08:00 »
Wollongong university.......there is no other uni to consider!! This place rocks. Don't listen to any other comments
RE: Australian Uni« Reply #4 on: August 23 2005 22:08:00 »
If you are going to Bond Uni on the Gold Coast, surf is 5 mins away we have some of the best breaks in the world including Rainbow, Snapper, Dbah and Kirra and Burleigh Point. Burleigh being one of the best and only 5 mins from Bond Uni
Hope this helps Blair
RE: Australian Uni« Reply #6 on: September 11 2005 18:09:00 »
Hi, Canadian Girl
First of all "Get one of these homophobe closet gays to tell you honestly the name of one good Sydney surfing beach", Manly, Cronulla, Bondi, sure they are great beaches if you have an inflattable blow up single bed so you can sleep while listening to these drama kings talk about how the 2ft sets are the greatest on earth!
Newcastle is also clicky as every surf scene but the truth is that place is cheap as chips to live there & apperantly has the most beaches in Austarlia over 20!, their are beaches that are deserted & of course crowded city beaches!, their is one beach that stretches over 4 miles,
Everytime I go surfing there I am amazed at the sheer selection, if there is no surf in one beach go to the otherside of the city & Boo Ya, there is Surf!
RE: Australian Uni« Reply #7 on: September 11 2005 18:09:00 »
Gold Coast does have the some of the best breaks inthe world "Frickin' Heart Breaks", that place is a massive toddlers pool, I would only go there to piss on the locals for bragging such nonense!
Name one World Title Surfing Holder that came from Gold Coast, forgive my ignorance if there are any, but as far as I know you can't get world title experience from swimming in Puddles, Try a real beach with waves!
Sorry Dude from Gold Coast but am I right or am I right?
RE: Australian Uni« Reply #8 on: September 13 2005 06:09:00 »
Hi Canadian girl,
I lived in Canada a while and surfed Tofino and Sombrio. I think if you want to go to uni here you can't go past the Gold Coast. I grew up here and there are hundreds of surf spots. tha is why the majority of sponsered Australian surfers live here. Sure you will have flat days but it sure beats catching a bus or three if you lived in Sydney. The population is about 500 000 and Sydney is over 2 million and there are 10 times more surf spots. You have Bond Uni which is 50% international students and Griffith uni. Bond is closer to the beach. Buses are frequent too.
RE: Australian Uni« Reply #9 on: September 15 2005 01:09:00 »
Bond is a shit uni. It is widely known that you pay for a degree - especially in the areas of law, engineering, business... (i could go on).
Griffith Uni is close to the beach, pubs etc and is more worthy than Bond. Plus you can spend all the money you would save from not going to Bond on beer....and milo.