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Jan 15, 2016 - Student testemonial about UniCentral

One of our lovely students recently sent an email to us to say goodbye.  He wrote such a lovely paragraph at the end that we just felt like we had to share.  Thanks Howard :)"I will also like to thank you for my amazing semester here at unicentral! The accommodation is awesome, and I have enjoyed every second spent here, in ... Read More

Dec 24, 2015 - Students video about student accommodation

€‹Pop on to YouTube and check out this link below.  Some  students that stayed here at UniCentral recently made this little video - it really is very good.  Gives you a good idea of what UniCentral has to offer - from a student's point of view.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njvfbUeW19c  Read More

Dec 9, 2015 - Goodbye 2015 Students

It's that sad time of year when we say goodbye to lots of our current students, get on with the spring cleaning and get ready for next year.  We wish everyone an excellent Christmas and New Year and hope  those students that have graduated go on to some fabulous adventures in 2016. Check out our Facebook page to look at a ... Read More

Nov 9, 2015 - The Scariest Halloween Ever

Halloween this year was the scariest, best Halloween we have ever see here at UniCentral.  The costumes were extremely well thought out and prepared and everyone really  got into the spirit of Halloween.  Check out the photos on Facebook of the sights around the complex before everyone caught the buses to the official ... Read More

Oct 8, 2015 - Locking in 2015 Rates

We are trying to help out with those student budgets that you all have to deal with.  Not only do the fabulous Red Frogs come on to the complex at least once a week and offer free BBQ's, there is also a free Pizza N Chat with the USC Life and Learning held on the complex too.  But the biggest help we thought we could do ... Read More

Aug 17, 2015 - Beach Volley Ball Comp, Semester 2, 2015

It’s up to you guys this semester.   A couple of students have taken over the organisation of the Beach Volleyball Competition this semester so pop the date in your phone …. Saturday, 22nd August from 10am.  Teams from both Varsity Apartments and UniCentral will be battling against each other to see who can win the ... Read More

Jul 7, 2015 - Goodbye Semester 1, 2015

It's always a sad time of year for us - the end of a Semester.  We have lots of international students returning home, students graduating and students moving on to beach properties!  We wish them all the best and look forward to hearing updates from them from time to time.  Read More

May 18, 2015 - Tennis Competition Postponed

We were all ready to go - sausages were bought, Trophy was polished and the teams were picked.  30 minutes before the Tennis competition was due to start the clouds opened up and Queensland weather did her worst.  Check out the Facebook photos for the pictures of the Tennis court after the deluge hit .... it was so wet we ... Read More

Mar 9, 2015 - Beach Volleyball competition

It's nearly time for the inter-complex competitions to begin.  This semester we are having a Beach Volleyball Competition across at Varsity Apartments. There is the much sought after Trophy to fight for which is currently across at the office at Varsity.  It's time to get it back into it's rightful place here at UniCentral. ... Read More

Jan 7, 2015 - Welcome New Arrivals.

Happy New Year to old and new students of UniCentral - here's hoping that 2015 brings everything that you could wish for.  We are just in the process of planning the events for 2015.  Don't forget if you want to get involved come into the office and have a chat ... we are always looking for volunteers or new ideas. ... Read More

Dec 16, 2014 - End of Semester Photo Booth Party 2014

It's that time of semester again where tears are shed, addresses swapped and farewells bidded ... yes, it's end of semester.  Time to say goodbye to all of those good friends that you have made during your stay at UniCentral and USC.  To make things a little more bearable we organised the End of Semester Party with free BBQ ... Read More

Oct 23, 2014 - Halloween

We know how stressful the next 4 or 5 weeks are with assignment deadlines and exams so we are thinking of ways to help you through it.  Next week it's Halloween and in honour of our many American guests who really celebrate Halloween we are organising a Halloween BBQ and party on Thursday 30th October.  There will be Red ... Read More

Sep 23, 2014 - Basketball competition

Check out the photos on Facebook from the Basketball competition last week.  What, you can't see who won?  No, unfortunately the weather decided to rule the day and began storming at 1pm just as we were about to start.  We still managed to have a fantastic BBQ which is always a bonus to our starving students! ... Read More

Sep 10, 2014 - Basket Ball Competition

Book the date in .... Saturday 20th September at the UniCentral Basketball court.  Teams from UniCentral and Varsity Apartments will be competing in the first ever basketball competition.  There will be a free BBQ and the winning team will get a $200 voucher. We needs teams of 4-5 people to register at the front office. ... Read More

Aug 11, 2014 - How was that first month at Uni?

You've had O week - including Toga Tuesday and Gender Bender Thursday; you've had the Welcome BBQ and you have had a couple of weeks at lectures now..... how's it all going?  Now is very much a settling in period where you make some friends, decide whether your housemates are the best ever (or worst possible) and start realising ... Read More

Jul 7, 2014 - Semester 2 Events & Competition

We are just starting to plan the events and competitions for Semester 2 2014.  We have the Welcome BBQ planned for the first week after O Week across at the University.  Also booked in is the Basket Ball competition, the Beach Volley Ball Competition, "Spot the Knome" treasure hunt, photo competition, Melbourne Cup Day ... Read More

Jul 2, 2014 - Farewell Students

We would like to wish a fond farewell to all of the students that are leaving us this Semester.  We have internationals returning home after one semester, graduating students and students simply moving on to other places.  To all of you we would like to wish you well and thank you for staying here at UniCentral.  We ... Read More

Jun 5, 2014 - Study tips

So we have been on the hunt for some great tips to help make studying feel like a breeze when it comes to time management. Follow the links below to get some helpful ideas on the way you look at your University work load and how to make it work without losing your mind with all the ... Read More

May 21, 2014 - Student Doubles Tennis Competition - Semester 1 2014

It's nearly time for the next Tennis Competition to take place here at UniCentral.  We currently have the tennis trophy in our possession and we mean to keep it here! The sign up sheets are in the office for double teams.  There will be a free BBQ and the winning team gets $200 of Woolworth Vouchers ... so let's get ... Read More

May 9, 2014 - Getting back on track!

For so many uni students it can take years to feel like you have accomplished your goal and it can be so hard to keep that same momentum going that you set out with in the beginning. There is so much juggling when it comes to Uni - making time to study, eating right, regular exercise, everyday classes, working and trying to have a ... Read More

Dec 18, 2013 - Helpful Advice For First Year Uni Students!

Whether your fresh out of school or returning to study, the prospect of starting university can be a daunting one!!  Here are a few tips on how to make the best possible start to your uni life. Ask - Don't be afraid to ask questions, the only dumb question is the one not asked.  No matter how big or how small the question ... Read More

Dec 11, 2013 - Christmas In Queensland

Lots of great things happening on the Sunshine Coast to get involved in over your break...Christmas Time - The Show - 7pm nightly December Friday 13th, Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th.  Free bus leaving out the front of UniCentral on Saturday 5.30pm.Mooloolaba's Christmas Boat Parade  (14 December 2013) - Fun for everyone, get ... Read More

Dec 4, 2013 - Relax, Rejuvenate and Make Memories Over Your Summer Break

A few great ideas on how to spend your time over the summer break. The beach - There is no doubt that this is the place to be over the summer.  Whether for a day trip or week long retreats, the sun, waves, salt air and sand never fail to refresh the body and soul.  From sunbathing, swimming, walking, fishing or ... Read More

Nov 27, 2013 - Top 5 Things To Do On The Sunshine Coast

1. Mooloolaba Main Beach - Always popular with visitors, Mooloolaba Beach is particularly safe, patrolled daily, and features only a small swell. There are plenty of convenient facilities nearby including cafes, and some quaint shopping areas. 2. Pay a visit to the Australia Zoo -“ located just 20 ... Read More

Nov 21, 2013 - How to find a job after graduating

To all of you students leaving us soon having graduated and finished your Uni studies .... well done and congratulations.  But now is the time to start looking for that dream job.  Finding a job is not all fun and games.  Your excitement to get a job might be immediately dampened by the stress that job hunting may ... Read More

Nov 20, 2013 - End of Semester Party 2013

Thursday the 14th of November we held our end of semester party for all the students who have now finished their exams.  Everyone dressed in white for what was called a “scribble party” and wrote farewell messages and names on each other’s shirts. The students are now on their break and majority of them have taken off for ... Read More

Nov 6, 2013 - Halloween Party 2013

Thursday nights are notoriously scary here at UniCentral.  It is "Uni Night" and one of the main party nights of the week.  Buses pick up from outside UniCentral from 8pm and take students to either the Wharf Tavern or the Mooloolaba pub.  Buses return to UniCentral up until 4am.  Thursday 31st October 2013 was ... Read More

Oct 21, 2013 - Local Music Festival

The extraordinary Woodford Folk Festival leads the way with one of the world’s largest and most diverse music and cultural events, attracting huge crowds to the Sunshine Coast annually between Christmas and New Year. The playful beach atmosphere is electric at the Caloundra Music Festival with its fun-in-the-sun vibe a firm ... Read More

Oct 4, 2013 - Brunch for a good cause

We recently joined together with the office staff over at Varsity to bake lots of cakes and slices to offer to our wonderful students.  The only condition for the students was that they donate a gold coin to support the "Breast Ever Brunch."  Students were very supportive and we thank everyone that got involved and donated ... Read More

Sep 13, 2013 - September Pool Party

The beautiful weather is promising many opportunities for lazing by the fantastic UniCentral pool.  To make things a little bit more interesting we organised an official Pool Party on Sunday 1st September.  We had a local DJ, burgers on the BBQ and of course, the inevitable Beer Pong competition.  It was a relaxed ... Read More

Jun 21, 2013 - Midsummer's Day Celebrations

Although it was a cold and rainy day here at UniCentral on 21st June 2013, our Swedish guests celebrated in style for their Midsummer's Day.  Midsummer is especially important in the cultures of Scandinavia, Finland and the Baltics where it is the most celebrated holiday apart from Christmas and New Year's Eve.  This ... Read More

Jun 7, 2013 - O Week Preparation

O Week is fast approaching again for Semester 2, 2013.  Not only do we have a fantastic  Welcome BBQ planned to help you meet lots of your fellow students staying at UniCentral but there are heaps of other activities going on here and at the Uni.  To help you cope with the busy week, we recommend:- Scour the University ... Read More

Jun 3, 2013 - New Arrivals - Semester 2, 2013

If you are planning to study away from home and are looking to stay at a UniCentral, creating a checklist will help you remember all the things you need to bring and accomplish before you leave.  Here are some suggestions of what you need to put on a checklist for college students.Personal Essentials - to make your room ... Read More

May 24, 2013 - Ladies Oaks Day - 31st May 2013

Ladies ... get your hats dusted off .... it's that time of year again.  Friday 31st May is Ladies Oaks Day and will be a big event at the Caloundra Race Course.  We have organised the Red Frogs to come along in the morning to cook pancakes for breakfast before you head off for the Races.  Please come into Reception so ... Read More

May 24, 2013 - Study Tips to Help You Pass Your Exams

Part of university life is regularly taking exams and handing in assignments.  Exams are acknowledged as one of the best ways to check whether you have learned something from your classes. It is also to assess whether you have learned enough to get to the next level of learning.  Whether it's your first time or not, here are ... Read More

May 23, 2013 - How to find a Job after Graduating

To all of you students leaving us soon having graduated and finished your Uni studies .... well done and congratulations.  But now is the time to start looking for that dream job.  Finding a job is not all fun and games.  Your excitement to get a job might be immediately dampened by the stress that job hunting may ... Read More

May 23, 2013 - End of Semester Farewell BBQ

Keep June 15th free in your diary for the end of Semester 1 Farewell BBQ to all our students going home.  Free BBQ, Red Bull DJ, competitions and prizes all planned.  Even if you aren't leaving still come along to wish the leaving students luck with their exciting ventures.  Check out the photos of the Welcome BBQ on ... Read More

May 23, 2013 - Cup Winners!!

UniCentral currently holds the Intercomplex competition "Winners Cup" for the first every Beach Volley Ball Competition between UniCentral and Varsity Apartments.  This is a friendly match between the complexes and whichever team wins gets to keep the Cup in pride of place. UniCentral won the first one .... the next competition ... Read More