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Sports clubs - Coffs Harbour

SCU - Netball Club

Contact: Nicola Jones Phone: 0412 614 434
The SCU Netball club enters competitive teams into the Coffs Harbour Netball Association Wednesday night competition. The winter season start mid Feb and runs through to July, with the summer comp starting in August/ September.

SCU - Oztag

Contact: Tahlia Randle Phone: 0422 209 097
SCU Oztag enters competitive teams Coffs Harbour Oztag Competition on Wednesday nights at Coffs Harbour Leagues Club. SCU teams are generally mixed with all new and ongoing students welcome.

SCU - Touch Rugby

Contact: Tahlia Randle Phone: 0422 209 097
SCU Oztag enters competitive teams Coffs Harbour Touch Rugby Competition on Thursday nights at Coffs Harbour Leagues Club. SCU teams are generally mixed with all new and ongoing students welcome.

Rugby Union - SCU Marlin Club

Contact: Mark McDonough Phone: 0478 490 040 Email: scumarlins@gmail.com
The SCU Marlins Rugby Club competes in the Mid North Coast Rugby Union competition and has teams entered in both senior and junior grades. The clubs trains every Tuesday and Thursday nights at the CHEC Campus Rugby Field during the winter season with new students (Uni, TAFE and High School) and community members welcomed.

Cricket - Nana Glen Cricket Club

Contact: Brock Munroe Phone: 0412 915 516
The Nana Glen Cricket Club competes in the Coffs Harbour District Cricket Association and has teams entered in both senior and junior grades. The clubs trains every Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Brae Street Oval during summer with new students and community members welcomed.

Sports clubs - Gold Coast

SCU GC Breakers Football Club

Contact: Dave Kershaw Phone; 0451 990955 Email: d.kershaw.10@student.scu.au Face Book: SCU GC Breakers
The SCU Breakers Football ( soccer) Club is for both men and women on our Gold Coast Campus, the club is actively involved in developing the sport of Football on the GC campus and participate in local 5 aside comps, inert campus clashes and challenges, Uni Games and feeds into the Tweed United Soccer Club that competes in the Gold Coast competition.

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Sports clubs - Lismore

AFL - Lismore Swans

Contact: Anton Eldridge Phone: 0411 251 110 Email: antoneldridge59@gmail.com
The Lismore Swans Australian Football Club compete in the 4th division AFLQ League. They play teams surrounding the far North Coast such as Ballina, Byron bay, Korara and Tweed Heads. Training is Tuesday and Thursday nights 5:30pm at Mortimer Oval, Lismore. All keen Male AFL players welcome

Badminton

Contact: Diane Loza Phone: 0418 417 843 Email: Diane.Loza@ncahs.health.nsw.gov.au
The SCU Badminton Club plays every Thursday 7-9pm at the P Block sports hall on Lismore campus. It is a popular activity with many of our visiting International students and is a great way to meet other students. The club is open to people of all abilities and new players are welcome.

Netball - SCU Netty Rats

Contact: Kylie Organ Email: scu.netball@hotmail.com
The SCU Netball Club is the largest club within the Southern Cross community. The club strives to promote a healthy active lifestyle and create new and long lasting friendships with new players welcome. The club boasts in excess of 110 players in 12 teams with many making the finals and grand finals of the local Lismore competition.
Try outs: check Netty Rats on Facebook

Rugby Club - SCU Gold Rats

Contact: Stephen Spinks Phone: 0427 608 959 Email: stephen.spinks@sll.com.au
The Gold Rats Rugby Club competes in the Far North Coast Rugby Union competition with teams in first and second grades and U/18s. They also compete in the Uni Games and the Byron Bay Rugby 7s competitions each year. New players welcome! Training is held at the Maurie Ryan Oval, Lismore campus on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30pm.

SCUL Riders (Surfing)

Contact: Lloyd Mathers Phone: 0427 660 546 Email: j.mather.20@student.scu.edu.au
The Board Riders Club holds regular competitions during the year at local surf breaks including Ballina and Lennox Head. They also compete in the King and Queen of the Campuses Surf Challenge and the Australian University Surfing Champs. This club is very active out of the surf as well with regular social events and parties. The club is also keen to involve surfers at Coffs and Gold Coast campuses.

SCU Swimming Club

Contact: SCU Swim Squad T: 02 6620 3952
Based at the SCU Fitness for You, this group does squad training and participates in community events such as the Byron Bay Ocean Swim Classic.

SCU Cheer Team

Contact: Susan Levot Email: northcoastelite@hotmail.com
Coordinated thru North Coast Elite Cheer Squad. SCU will be looking to compete in the 2017 Australian Uni Games on the Gold Coast.

SCU Mountain Bike Club (SCUMB)

Contact: scumb@scu.edu.au
SCUMB ride on Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes starting at 12:05 PM at the Lismore campus. Contact the club for the meeting place. SCUMB also compete in community bike riding events. New members welcome!

SCU Soccer Club

Contact: Alan Murray Phone: 0434 038 234 Email: a.murray.31@student.scu.edu.au
The SCU Soccer Club is registered under the Lismore Thistles Football Club competing in the Local Lismore Regional competition.

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Cultural clubs - Gold Coast

Chinese Students & Scholar Association

Contact: Hanyu (Linda) Chen h.chen.26@student.scu.edu.au

Film Club

Contact: CoastRs Email: filmclub@coastrs.com.au

Indigenous Awareness Group

Contact: Allan Lena Email: coastrs@scu.edu.au

International Students Club

Contact: Riya Chandra Email: international@coastrs.com.au

Mature Age Students Society

Contact: coastrs@scu.edu.au

Men's Health & Wellbeing

Contact: CoastRs Email: coastrs@scu.edu.au

Music Club

Contact: Stacy Knight Email: music@coastrs.com.au

Rainbow Alliance

Contact: Sherridan Crow Email: rainbow@coastrs.com.au

SCU Gold Coast Toastmasters

President: John Gentner Email: president@scugoldcoasttoastmasters.club
Email: vpm@scugoldcoasttoastmasters.club
Web: scugoldcoasttoastmasters.club

SCU Mature Age Student Society

Contact: CoastRs Email: coastrs@scu.edu.au

Smartinis - SCU Debate Club

Contact: Kate Groucutt Email: smartinis@outlook.com

Women's Collective

Contact: coastrs@scu.edu.au

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Cultural clubs - Lismore

Australian Red Cross Humanitarian Youth Society (ARCHY'S)

Contact: Arabella Nelder
Email: archys@lexsa.com.au

Animal Law Club

Contact: Brendan Ross Email: b.ross.10@student.scu.edu.au

Bouldering Club

Contact: Mitchell Kirby Email: mitchell.kirby@scu.edu.au
Web: Bouldering Club on Facebook

EC's (Evangelical Christians)

Contact: Matthew Simpson Email: lexsaclubs@gmail.com
Web: Evangelical Christians on Facebook

International Social Student Club (ISS)

Contact: Gedisa Jeffrey Email: g.jeffrey.11@student.scu.edu.au
Web: International Social Student Club on Facebook

No More Noodles

Contact: Conner Smith Email: c.smith.71@student.scu.edu.au
Web: No More Noodles on Facebook

SCU Chess Club

Contact: Tim Simaile Email: chess@scu.edu.au
Social chess games played over lunch on most Mondays in Goodman Plaza from 12:30-1:30pm. Come along and play some chess, meet new people and expand your mind!

SCU Community Garden

Contact: Selina Luhrs Email: s.luhrs.10@student.scu.edu.au
Web: SCU Community Garden on Facebook

SCU Fire Club

Contact: Lea Elsely Phone: 0410 364 636 Email: lea.jayne@live.com.au or scufireclub@gmail.com
The SCU Fire Club is a social group which involves the use of fire twirling equipment. Members will be trained and instructed in safety and the use of this equipment.
Web: SCU Fire Club on Facebook

SCU Women's Group

Contact: Jessica Branco Email: jeskabranco@gmail.com
Web: SCU Women's Group on Facebook

TIME (The Indigenous Multicultural Exchange)

Contact: Laurence Holzhauser
Email: l.holzhauser.10@student.scu.edu.au
Web: TIME of Facebook

QSCU (LGBTIQ)

Contact: Ronny Susanto Email: ronny.susanto@scu.edu.au
Web: QSCU on Facebook

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School-based clubs

Education Society

Contact: Josh Walsh - education@coastrs.com.au

Midwifery Society

Contact: Ineka and Sunae at midwiferysociety@coastrs.com.au

MUSE

Contact: Anita Loneragan Email: lexsaclubs@gmail.com
Web: MUSE on Facebook
MUSE is the Music Club for all SCU students. We hold events, workshops and activities throughout the year. Get in contact and check us out.

OTSA

Contact: Benjamin Wild Email: otsa@coastrs.com.au

SCU Engineering Society

Contact: Jason Osmotherly Eemail: osmotherlyj@gmail.com

SCU Law Students Society (SCULSS)

Contact: Hilina Benson Email: h.benson.10@student.scu.edu.au

SCU Student Media Club

Contact: Jeff Clark Email: j.clark.39@student.scu.edu.au
Web: SCU Media Club on Facebook

SCU Robotics Club

Contact: Neal Lake Email: neal.lake@scu.edu.au

SCU Scrub Club

Contact: David Newell Web: 02 6620 3448 Email: david.newell@scu.edu.au
SCU Scrub Club brings together students/staff to achieve hands on ecological restoration activities at the Lismore campus.

SCU Student Osteopathic Medical Association Club (SOMA)

Contact: Damien Cooper Email: damo.cooper@hotmail.com or soma-scu@outlook.com
Web: SCU Student Osteopathic Medical Association Club (SOMA) on Facebook
An SCU Club for osteopathic students and the wider community to enrich both learning and social aspects of osteopathic studies. It is a social and educational group of members comprising primarily of students of osteopathy, but including professionals from the industry and supporting individuals from the public.

SCU Art Club

Contact: Brydey Walker Email: scuartsclub@gmail.com
Web: SCU Visual Art Club on Facebook

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Community sporting clubs - Coffs Harbour

Tennis - Coffs Harbour Tennis Club

Contact: Club Office Phone: 5561 1615
The Coffs Harbour Tennis Club has a range of competitive and social competitions for both juniors and seniors. Training and competition times vary depending on the level so best to contact the club directly for further information. Individual and team entries welcome for both summer and winter competitions.

Rugby League - Sawtell Panthers Rugby League Club

Contact: John Weatherspoon Phone: 0414 528 169
The Sawtell Panthers Rugby League Club compete in the Group 2 Rugby League competition and has teams entered in both senior and junior grades. The clubs trains every Tuesday and Thursday nights Rex Hardaker Field during the winter season with new students and community members welcomed.

AFL - Sawtell/Toormina Saints AFL Club

Contact: Alex Pearson Phone: 0438 403 008 Email: aepearson@hotmail.com
The Sawtell/Toormina AFL Club competes in AFL North Coast competition and has teams entered in both senior and junior grades. The clubs trains every Tuesday and Thursday nights at the Richardson Park during the winter season with new students and community members welcomed.

Baseball - Coffs Harbour Baseball Association

Contact: Rod Cross Phone: 0437 124 936
The Coffs Harbour Baseball Association is a small club based association that welcomes new students and community members as players. All matches are played at Coffs Coast Sport and Leisure Park.

Hockey - Beaches Hockey Club

Contact: Alex Parks Email: alex_parks@hotmail.com
The Beaches Hockey Club competes in Coffs Harbour District Hockey competition and has teams entered in both senior and junior grades. The clubs trains at various times throughout the week depending upon grade and competition at Coffs Coast Sport and Leisure Park Hockey Pitch. New students and community members welcomed.

Badminton - Coffs Harbour Badminton Club

Contact: David Smith Email: linus@aapt.net.au
The Coffs Harbour Badminton Club plays graded matches on Thursday nights at SCU Sports Centre from 6.30-8.30pm. New students and community members welcomed.

Table Tennis - Coffs Harbour Table Tennis Club

Contact: Dale Allen Phone: 0400 521 671
The Coffs Harbour Table Tennis Club plays Wednesday and Friday night singles competitions from 6-9pm at their competition space-189 Harbour Drive, Coffs Harbour. New students and community members welcomed.

Soccer - Sawtell Football Club

Contact: Rod Simpson Phone: 0401 197 429
The Sawtell Football Club competes in the North Coast Footballt competition and has teams entered in both senior and junior grades. The clubs trains every Tuesday and Thursday nights at Toormina Soccer pitch in Toormina Road during the winter season with new students and community members welcomed.

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Community sporting clubs - Gold Coast

AFL

Coolangatta Football Club
Phone: 0439 993 721 Email: coolangattafc@bigpond.com

Palm Beach Currumbin Rugby Union Club

Bienvenue Drive, Currumbin Waters
Contact: Mike Elston Phone: 0434 586 300 Email: pbcalleygators@gmail.com
Web: www.alleygators.com.au

Football (Soccer) - Tweed United FC

Email: tweedsoccer@hotmail.com
Men's contact: Dave Kershaw Phone: 0451 990 955
Women's contact: Siobhan Mills Phone: 0434 834 205

Dragon Boat Club

Contact: Faye Rallings T: 0412 692 458 Email: cdragons@optusnet.com.au Web: www.currumbindragons.com

Tweed Heads PCYC
Contact: Mark Madden T: 07 5599 1714 Email: tweedheads@pcycnsw.org.au
Cnr Florence and Adelaide streets, Tweed Heads, NSW 2485

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Community sporting clubs - Lismore

Lismore City Bowling & Recreation Club

Contact: Bob Johnson Email: liscitybowling@bigpond.com Web: www.city-bowls.websyte.com.au

Lismore Girl Guides

Contact: Sally Woodhouse Phone: 0439 607 361 Email: sallywoodhouse02@gmail.com

Hockey

Northern Star
Contact: Leanne Albertini T: 02 6625 1090

East Lismore Hockey Club

Contact: Jane Crummy T: 0412 214 463 Email: jane.crummy@scu.edu.au

Goonellabah Tennis Club

Email: naomi.doncaster@scu.edu.au Web: goonellabahtennis.com.au

Lismore Runners

Meet every Saturday morning for a run at 6am at Café Capello in Carrington St, Lismore. New runners welcomed.

Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu Academy

Contact: Sifu Blatch Phone: 0427 693 900 Email: southern_praying_mantis@hotmail.com Web: www.southernprayingmantis.net
Southern Praying Mantis Kung Fu is very fast, direct, and effective. The mantis philosophy is to keep hitting until your opponent is disabled or down.

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