GOLD COAST: Bond University

Gold Coast, Australia

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Dates

  • Fall Semester - Early September - Mid December
  • Spring Semester - Early January - Late April
  • Summer Full - Early May - Mid August

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - *Please note earlier deadline.* March 1
  • Spring Semester - October 1
  • Summer Full - February 1

Description

Study Abroad Coordinator: Katherine Pruess (k.pruess@neu.edu)

Bond University is located on the Gold Coast – Australia's sixth largest city, situated on the country's beautiful east coast close to the Queensland/New South Wales state border. Within 10 minutes of our campus, you could be swimming and surfing at the beach, browsing through one of our international shopping centers, or heading out for dinner and a night of dancing in the popular local districts Broadbeach or Surfers Paradise.

Bond offers its students the choice to start in one of our three semesters in January, May or September that conveniently aligns with the Northern Hemisphere academic calendars.  Bond has a busy campus life with over 100 clubs and societies ranging from our Scuba club to our French enthusiasts club.

For more information on Bond please visit the Why Bond webpage.

Academic calendar

Courses

Semester (fall, spring, and full summer): Students enroll in 4 classes for a total of 16 NU credits.

Choosing courses at Bond

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If you are interested in enrolling in a course not in our database, please send this course for evaluation.

Policies and Process for Evaluations

Host University

Bond University is a private institution offering small classes, individualized attention, and a broad perspective on international issues. Bond has four Faculties, The Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Society and Design, Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Business . Recent accolades achieved include: the Faculty of Business being accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), awarded to only the top 5% of business schools worldwide, and our Law faculty  continuously being ranked No.1 in Australia for the overall quality of its student experience. Highlights from a 2013 survey published by Survive Law, Australia’s leading community of law students online awarded the Bond Faculty of Law:

#1 for Overall student satisfaction
#1 for Study Experience
#1 for Career Support
#1 for Student well-being

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 2.5
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility
  • First come, first serve basis.

Application Procedure

    Online OISP application

    Online Bond University application, including:

    • Official transcript
    • Personal statement
    • List of six to 8 subjects (courses) you will take at Bond - if a subject has prerequisites, you will need to include syllabi you believe match the Bond courses for faculty evaluation
    • Copy of passport ID page

    Submit to OISP (either electronically or in hard copy):

    • Copy of your passport ID page
    • If you plan to take any subjects offered by the Faculty of Business at Bond that have prerequisites, your academic advisor must complete Bond's FOB Subject Approval Form.  You should bring the completed form to your study abroad coordinator who will also sign it and send it to Bond.  No official stamp is necessary.
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Cost

Fall 2015 or Spring 2016: $22,660

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($22,310), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Full Summer 2015: $22,660

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($ 22,310), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Accommodations

Bond offers a range of accommodation options, including a dining plan, that makes it easy to live and study on the Gold Coast. You can live in a private or shared room on campus with meals provided and sharing all the fun of student residence life with your fellow roommates.

If you would appreciate a little more independence, Bond will work with local real estate agents to help you find the perfect rental house or flat off campus close to the university. Or, if you need a little more support, we have an exceptional network of caring Homestay families - just ask the university's Accommodation Office!

For more information, please see Bond's accommodation website for study abroad students.