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May 31, 2018

MUSIC | ART | FOOD | FUN | FREE & For Family Proudly presented by Varsity Lakes Community Limited, Sponsored by Bendigo Bank Varsity Lakes and Supported by Councillor Hermann Vorster Division 11 City of Gold Coast , ‘Varsity Winterfest 2018’ will deliver a fantastic experience like no other on the Gold Coast this year.Break […]



July 24, 2017

EARLY PSYCHOSIS & YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH SYMPOSIUMThursday, 24 August 201712:00pm – 5:00pm (11.30am light lunch provided)Basil Sellers Theatre, Bond University, RobinaCost – FREE | Venue Parking – FREE | Registration is EssentialThe Rotary Club of Runaway Bay presents the 7th Annual Australian Rotary HealthEarly Psychosis Seminar at Bond University presents an opportunity to create a […]


INTERNATIONAL FIESTA: Varsity Lakes International Community

July 3, 2017

Varsity Lakes an International CommunityBy Deborah HaywardI head on down to Varsity Lakes one morning wearing my boots made in Israel carrying my hand made wallet from Borneo. Wrapped around my neck is my Singaporean scarf and I get out of my European car and slap on my sunnies made in China. I’m a Kiwi […]


Winterfest BIG FIT DAY OUT – Sunday August 6

June 13, 2017

Big Fit Day OutWinterfests final event is an action packed morning of all things fitness!The shores of Lake Orr will be the setting for this family friendly day, where you’ll be tempted to try out many of the activities on offer; Yoga, Thai-chi, Combat, Karate, and many more! Our 5km streamer fun run invites you, […]


Winterfest STAND UP LIVE- Friday August 4

June 13, 2017

STAND UP LIVEWinterfest 2017 brings a night of laughs to the Comedy Bin at CBD Hotel. Our special guest comedian is the international award winning Michael Bennett who has his audience Laughing Out Loud with his electrifying charisma and wide eyed persona. Michael is an extremely popular entertainer on the South Pacific Comedy Circuit and […]


Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Women’s self Defense by Luke Reinhardt

April 28, 2017

With May being ‘Domestic Violence Awareness Month’ now is the time to be discussing this crisis and delivering seminars and courses on self-defence, personal safety and empowering people to have the confidence to stand up for themselves and say ‘NO’.1 women is killed almost every week from domestic violence.1 in 3 women has experienced domestic […]


Significant Women

April 28, 2017

Every single one of us is here because of her. Whether we fight or get along or have a relationship somewhere in between, most of us have had a mother for a significant portion of our lives. For those of us who didn’t, there have been many significant women who helped us along the way. […]


WINTERFEST Brings Theatre to Varsity: Read about it and Book Now

April 27, 2017

Winterfest is proud to bring ‘The Apology’ by Stefano Nantsou and presented by ‘Shock Therapy Productions’ to the event program for Winterfest 2017. For a very short season scheduled for the 1st and 2nd of August 2017 at the Nitehawk Theatre (Varsity College Auditorium), Varsity Lakes.“Inspired by a true story of a high school student […]


FLASHBACK: Winterfest 2016 – Varsity’s Biggest Street Event!

April 10, 2017

We’re taking a look back at Winterfest 2016 Important: This article was written and published by Bond Unity ( – on July 28th, 2016. To see the original article please click hereVarsity Parade Closed Saturday 30th July for Varsity VIBE Street Market.We caught up with Sue and Geoff, two of the driving forces behind the Varsity Lakes Winterfest. […]


Varsity College Annual Gala Ball

March 29, 2017

TIME TO FROCK UP The 2017 Varsity College Gala Ball will be held on Saturday 17th June at Jupiters Gold Coast. The black tie event is open to staff, parents and the community (over 18’s only and guests must not be a student of Education QLD) and will include a 3 course meal, 4.5 hour drink […]


Varsity Daze: part of the 2017 Bleach Festival right here in Varsity Lakes

March 29, 2017

VARSITY DAZE?Councillor Hermann Vorster and Bleach* Festival PresentA live Friday night soundtrack from The Ruiins, TH’FIKA and Austen, will set the scene for three giant illuminated humanoids to land on Varsity Parade.Created by Australian visual artist Amanda Parer, these spectacular figures will challenge the notion of scale at Bleach* Festival 2017, through an enchanting installation […]


Winterfest 2017: Mark Vincent to perform with The Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra

March 29, 2017

Mark Joins the GCPO on the lakeside stage at Winterfest’s key event, ‘Symphony By The Lake’.The young 15-year-old boy that burst onto our screens with his mind-blowing rendition of Nessun Dorma on the channel seven’s Australia’s Got Talent back in 2009 has established himself. Where once there was a shy boy, there is now the […]


What are the Varsity Social Business Forums all about

March 29, 2017

Join us for the next Varsity Social Business Forum MAY 11TH 2018 – HOTEL CBDThis event will as always be great fun, very relaxed, and something a little different. With our very own local GOLD COAST SUNS on board to support the event and our business community, this forum is set to be our biggest and best yet.With over 170 […]


Varsity Winterfest what’s it all about

March 29, 2017

The Festival10 wonderful days of culture, food and in Varsity Lakes28th July to 6th August, 2017Presented by Varsity Lakes Community Limited, Winterfest will deliver an array of music, art, food and fun to Varsity Lakes this winter. Bring out your winter coats, beanie’s and scarves and join in the culture and fun times at Varsity […]