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Bond University, Australia

Name of the University: Bond University, Australia.

Nature of the Collaboration: Dual Degree & Student Exchange,


General Guidelines;

Once all  documents are compiled they are to be submitted to the “Office of the Study Abroad JGBS (OSAJ)” through your programme director (documents to be mailed as a zip file to


Dual Degree Students:

Course Load: 3 or 4 subjects (30 - 40 credit points): visit for more information:

Application Process for Dual Degree Students:

  • Obtain approval from JGBS institution
  • Submit application online
  • Show proof of English skills (if required)
  • Receive your Letter of Offer
  • Sign and return your Response to Offer form
  • Receive Confirmation of Enrolment and apply for student visa
  • Enroll in classes before departure
  • Organize accommodation


Exchange Students:

Student must be nominated via correspondence from JGBS study abroad office to Bond University’s Exchange Office on Once nominated, the student will be contacted by Bond with instructions to submit an online application.

Course load (minimum and maximum): Three or four subjects (30 - 40 credit points).


Application Process:

1. Exchange Officer at Bond receives email from partner institution with details of nominated student/s

2. Email response sent to partner institution. Acceptance will be based on agreement type and current exchange balance

3. Students must then complete Bond University online application

4. Student will select six to eight Bond subjects for approval via the online application

5. Once the application is submitted, it will be assessed within two to four weeks

6. Student will be notified of their application outcome via email

7. Student must sign and return the Response to Offer and make payment for Students Activities

Membership and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

8. Bond will then issue a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE). Student will require the CoE document to apply for a student visa.


Eligibility & English Requirements:

For Exchange Students:

  • Students must meet Bond University’s Entry Requirements:
  • Academic: GPA of 2.5 on 4-point scale, or C on ECTS scale
  • English language: Please see


For Dual Degree Students:

  • Complete two semesters at JGBS institution
  • American students: minimum 2.5 GPA
  • European students: minimum C grade in ECTS scale
  • Meet English language


Important Dates & Deadlines:

For Dual Degree Students:

Applications are recommended to be received three months prior to the relevant semester

Arrival Information

International Student Orientation

Orientation is for finalizing enrolment, Faculty events and participating in student activities.

Semester 1: 10 - 12 January 2018

Semester 2: 9 - 11 May 2018

Semester 3: 5 - 7 September 2018

Academic dates

Semester 1: 15 January - 24 April 2018*

Semester 2: 14 May - 18 August 2018

Semester 3: 10 September - 15 December 2018

Academic Calendar


For Exchange Students:                    

Nomination deadlines:

Semester 1 (January - April, 2018) nominations due by 1 September, 2017

Semester 2 (May - August, 2018) nominations due by 15 February, 2018

Semester 3 (September - December, 2018) nominations due by 15 April, 2018

Application Deadlines:

Applications for Semester 1 (January - April 2018) are due by 15 September, 2017

Applications for Semester 2 (May - August 2018) are due by 1 March, 2018

Applications for Semester 3 (September - December 2018) are due by 1 May, 2018


Academic Dates:

Semester 1: 15 January - 24 April, 2018

Semester 2: 14 May - 18 August, 2018

Semester 3: 10 September - 15 December

For more information, visit:

The study abroad coordinator of the JGBS nominates exchange students through an online nomination system (details will be sent to all study abroad coordinators in due time).


Visa related information:

Australian Government Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) -

Student Visa (subclass 500) Information:

Student visas are preferred as students cannot receive OSHC on non-student visa.

If a student is coming in on any category of visa other than a student visa, this must be made known

to the Exchange Officer. Approval for a student visa can take up to four weeks. Students are advised

not to book flights until their visa is approved.


Required Documents with application:

For Exchange Students:

Academic transcript, grading scale, English Language Proficiency documents (if required), formal nomination

and copy of photo page of passport

For Dual Degree Students:

Certified copy of academic transcript, grading scale, English Language Proficiency documents (if required) and copy of photo page of passport


Housing/Residence and Food Info:

Accommodation moving-in dates & Accommodation moving-out dates:

Semester 1: 8 January - 25 April, 2018

Semester 2: 7 May - 19 August, 2018

Semester 3: 3 September - 16 December, 2018

Off Campus Accommodation: Please contact the Exchange Office for off-campus accommodation options or visit


Health Insurance:

AUD $275 for five months cover*: Bond’s preferred provider of OSHC is Allianz Global Assistance - When applying for a student visa, students will be required to upload the CoE document as evidence of their OSHC insurance (excluding students from Belgium, Norway and Sweden).


Estimated Cost of Attendance;

On-campus accommodation: AUD $277 - $372 per week (including internet, utilities, laundry, meals, air conditioning, weekly cleaning)

Private accommodation: AUD $170 - $320 per week

Food / meals: AUD $60 - $100 per week (off campus)

Local transportation: AUD $10 - $20 per week

Academic expenses :(textbooks) AUD $200 - $500 per semester

Further breakdown of living costs for international students -

Student Activities Membership: AUD $98 per semester*


For Airport pick up services & Student Support Services:, and for more information: