The best decision of my uni life: Signing up to play sport

I remember the first time I ever set foot onto a CQUniversity campus. It was O’Week 2017, and I was arriving at the Mackay City campus with a hundred or so fresh-faced school leavers and a handful of mature students for the very first time, and I was as nervous as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs. I didn’t know anyone, and I was scared out of my wits, but I was determined that just because it was hard and it really pushed me out of my comfort zone, there was no reason not to give myself this opportunity.

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Chancellor’s Cup Day Three

The third and final day of competition at the 2019 Chancellor’s Cup really shook up the leader board as teams who had previously not been able to score a win in Touch Football or Basketball came into their own on the Soccer pitch. Other teams who had been quite dominant struggled a little more with this leg of the race.

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Chancellor’s Cup Day Two

Rocky turned on some stunning weather for the teams competing in Day Two of the Chancellor’s Cup – Touch Football.  It was another fun-filled day for our students showing off their sporting prowess, but for many they were learning how to play a brand-new sport and there were laughs a plenty. 

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UniSport – From the Captain’s Log

UniSport Nationals Division 2 on the Gold Coast, well it’s been and gone for another year. This year CQUniversity fielded its biggest team ever with student athletes coming together from campuses right across the CQU footprint to compete in Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Mixed Netball and Touch Football, Women’s Volleyball and Futsal and Men’s Soccer. 

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Sporting success for our Universals at Uni Games

51 students represented CQUniversity at the Australian University Games on the Gold Coast from September 27 to October 2. Co-Captained by one of Australia’s leading discus throwers, Taryn Gollshewsky, and men’s touch player Jackson Hughes, the CQUni Universals team represented in Athletics, Rugby Sevens, Men’s Touch, Mixed Touch and (with a strong international student contingent) the T20 Cricket.

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