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    Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    Who has done this? WHat was it like? How did you cope? Was it better? was it worse? PLEASE I NEED ANSWERS lol

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    Sif move from Sydney to the Gong! Its a nice uni, but a dirty town.
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    I'd also add Tom (DTC)'s post on the poor kids at the Gong Maccas.

    "Our mum and dads are at home having pot and making sex."

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    I still travel to the Gong.
    Live in Beverly Hills (SYD)
    Go to Hurstville station by bus or car. (15mins/8mins respectively)
    Hurstville direct to the Gong by train. (1hr 10mins?)
    Nrth Gong Station to Uni. (5mins by bus. 15-18 mins by foot)

    All up?
    Hr and a half?

    I don't find it hard since I like my sleep. Train is good for sleep, except when you find that the train is crowded with loud people. I hate that. Early train rides are the worse. Primary and Secondary kids talking about who likes who and who hates who. Other than that I like my train rides. Ipod is my best buddy if I can't sleep.

    The shittest thing is when it's too hot or too cold. I hate that. But that has nothing to do with travel, since it isn't a changeable factor.

    A lot of people like to study on the train too.

    Trains are usually on time. Suprisingly.
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    i just moved from port macquarie to the gong. i love it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jess-a_belle
    i just moved from port macquarie to the gong. i love it
    thats cause its a kick ass city

    come to glassy on wed, if yor lucky u might see me


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    i am cash-money-less at the moment... cos no job.

    i havent even been to glassy yet, only brewery. i 'hang' at the lighthouse on weekends tho teehee

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    I used to live at Harbord, next to Manly and used to drive to UOW 3 days a week and had no problems although I was quick to get a cd player for my car.

    Now I live about 40min away and it's not a big trip, you get used to the travel and after a semester of it you don't even notice it anymore.
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    You used to drive THAT far?!?!

    Holy crap.
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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    I use to live in Newport in sydney but moved down here and have been living here the past 2 years for uni it is much more relaxed atmosphere though the bogan density it much higher than northern beaches.

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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    i've got a few questions that probably dont need a new thread, so ill put them here instead.

    firstly, ive got work placement down at wollongong this summer (port kembla actually). im thinking about staying for the 10 weeks that im down there, so i just wanted to know what acommodation is like. are there places in wollongong/on UOW campus/near port kembla that anybody recommend i look at? how much would it cost to live by yourself per week down there? i dunno, its still a while away, but i just wanted to know a few things.
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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    Quote Originally Posted by king_of_boredom
    i've got a few questions that probably dont need a new thread, so ill put them here instead.

    firstly, ive got work placement down at wollongong this summer (port kembla actually). im thinking about staying for the 10 weeks that im down there, so i just wanted to know what acommodation is like. are there places in wollongong/on UOW campus/near port kembla that anybody recommend i look at? how much would it cost to live by yourself per week down there? i dunno, its still a while away, but i just wanted to know a few things.
    If it's during summer, you can probably find someone who is moving out over summer and just move in for 10 weeks.
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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    Just don't stay at Port Kembla, Warrawong, Cringila or Berkely. Take that advice, and you'll be sweeet.
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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    Quote Originally Posted by Musegirl
    Just don't stay at Port Kembla, Warrawong, Cringila or Berkely. Take that advice, and you'll be sweeet.

    or dapto, one of my mates from uni moved down from coffs harbour and lived there cause it was amazingly cheap.....after his car got broken in2 3 times in a month, they moved in2 a place with a garage, then their windows got smashed and mailbox blown up.....he then planned 2 move to the gong......well i now havent seen him back this session.....apparently he dropped out of uni, quit his cadetship at bluescope and is back up in coffs picking bananas>?

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    Talking Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    i just moved from north ryde to gong. i like this town..... quiet & small

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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    yeah i like the gong. . its a good size. . .
    sydney's to big for me, and places down the coast like ulladulla are 2 small. . so yea. . .what are u studying at uni?
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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    I will move to the gong on 19/2 after arrival to Sydney....Well, the gong is a nice place and I love it.
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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    Quote Originally Posted by kennychan222
    I will move to the gong on 19/2 after arrival to Sydney....Well, the gong is a nice place and I love it.
    You be here before? I thought you scared of gong because of people try steal you?

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    hahah nah as Kenny said, "they steal people in gong that WAS rich". So technically they werent rich at the time of the kidnappings, lol.
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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    Quote Originally Posted by dawso
    or dapto, one of my mates from uni moved down from coffs harbour and lived there cause it was amazingly cheap.....after his car got broken in2 3 times in a month, they moved in2 a place with a garage, then their windows got smashed and mailbox blown up.....he then planned 2 move to the gong......well i now havent seen him back this session.....apparently he dropped out of uni, quit his cadetship at bluescope and is back up in coffs picking bananas>?
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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    It depends where your moving to.

    I moved in with a family in Farmborough Heights last semester as a nanny during the evenings for their 10 year old son and it was great to be closer to uni but I got more work done living in Sydney.

    I would suggest that if your living on campus then you should go for it - campus life is great and you get the social life but also the study time you need.

    If your moving into a share house, make sure the people you live with are study conscious. Its better to live with the smart, 'nerdy' type than with the party animals because you can go out to party but its hard getting kicked out to study!

    If your living in southern sydney - dont even bother moving! You can either train it or carpool - theres billions of people to carpool with in the area! Including me! We have 4 people driving so at the mo so we pretty much drive one day a week each and when we get a 5th it will be even better!

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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    Quote Originally Posted by Musegirl
    Just don't stay at Port Kembla, Warrawong, Cringila or Berkely. Take that advice, and you'll be sweeet.
    hey for starters you spelt Berkeley wrong, and I live there. There is not anything wrong with it plus have you checked out the beaches and scenery at Port?? You'd be mad to think it's crap

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    Re: Moving from Sydney to Wollonong

    Quote Originally Posted by Wolfowitz
    I'd also add Tom (DTC)'s post on the poor kids at the Gong Maccas.

    "Our mum and dads are at home having pot and making sex."
    i second the poor kids at gong maccas because that would be me; if i have to take anymore shit from over confident pricks who have nothing better to do on their saturday nights that hang in a maccas car park, i will slit my wrists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dawso
    or dapto, one of my mates from uni moved down from coffs harbour and lived there cause it was amazingly cheap.....after his car got broken in2 3 times in a month, they moved in2 a place with a garage, then their windows got smashed and mailbox blown up.....he then planned 2 move to the gong......well i now havent seen him back this session.....apparently he dropped out of uni, quit his cadetship at bluescope and is back up in coffs picking bananas>?

    dapto is the best place there are hardly ever any peoples mail boxes getting blown up he probobly deserved it,
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