APPLICATION DEADLINES* ELIGIBILITY
January 20: May Semester GPA: 2.5
Enrollment limited to 15
This program only offered for
This program includes the following opportunities:
Internships Service Learning Course Field Study/Independent Research Community Service
CALENDAR LOCATION: GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA
MAY SEMESTER: MAY—AUGUST Gold Coast’s population of 500,000 residents swells during
Australian holidays, including school breaks. Located in the
PROGRAM state of Queensland, Gold Coast is just over an hour’s train ride
Opened in May 1989, Bond University is a small private Austra- to the state’s capital city, Brisbane. Bond University is set on a
lian university located on the Queensland’s famous Gold 66-hectare campus at Robina. As a purpose built campus, it
Coast. There are only two private universities in Australia, has a series of grand sandstone faculty buildings line a land-
therefore Bond offers a very different university experience scaped promenade leading down to the tranquil man-made
than the traditional public universities. In contrast to the US lake. Bond’s campus is a 5-minute bus ride to the beach, 10 min-
system, the public universities in Australia are the highest utes from shopping, and 15 minutes to the local airport.
rated universities. With an enrollment of around 3,000 stu-
dents, Bond University boasts an international population of HOUSING & MEALS
1,300 students. Bond’s calendar allows DU students who can You will live on campus at Bond University in a single room with
only be away from DU for the spring quarter an opportunity to shared facilities. With your on-campus accommodation, you will
participate in a program in Australia that is eligible for Cher- have a meal plan. Recreation officers plan social and sporting
rington Global Scholars benefits. events for their residents. In the unlikely event that on-campus
accommodation is not available, you will live in an off-campus
ACADEMICS apartment, as arranged by the University of Denver. Off-
Although a small university, there are a variety of subjects campus apartments do not include a meal plan.
offered. The Business School includes Management, Market-
ing, HRTM, and Accounting. In addition, there are faculties for
Sustainable Development, Communications, Journalism, Infor- CULTURAL CONNECTIONS
mation Technology, and Psychology. You may also find an Small class sizes make it easy to meet your classmates at Bond
interesting course about Australia through their Australian University. The campus has an award-winning sport center for
Studies department. You can normally take any undergradu- students. The university’s active sporting and recreation clubs
ate courses offered by any of the University’s faculties if you provide you with a variety of activities and events to join. There
have the prerequisites. Most courses include 2-4 hours of are social clubs offered from the Drama Society to the Wine
lecture per week. You will also participate in tutorials, which Society. You can also be placed with a Bond Mate, a current
are small discussion groups led by a teaching assistant. A typi- student who will help you become familiar with the campus and
cal course load is 4-5 classes. You can apply for a business in- the surrounding area. In the Gold Coast area are beaches, res-
ternship during your studies; however, placement is done on a taurants, nightclubs, and even a few amusement parks. Easy-to-
first come, first served bases. use public transportation gives you travel access to the
http://www.bond.edu.au/degrees-and-courses/study-abroad- neighboring towns and cities, including Brisbane.
Billed by DU: Student Costs**:
DU Tuition Study Abroad Housing Additional Food (Your meal plan will cover $1800; you
are responsible for any additional “top-ups.”)
DU Technology Fee Study Abroad Meals
The cost of living varies in other cities and countries. Talk to re-
turnees from the program to find out what personal expenses to
Non-Cherrington Scholars will be charged a $50 application fee
expect, but remember that they vary by lifestyle. Check
and a program fee. www.xe.com for current exchange rates.
*Instructions on how to apply are on the back of this flyer
**For more details on student expenses, refer to DU’s web site: http://www.du.edu/intl/abroad/costs.html
HOW TO A PPLY
Attend Study Abroad 101
Held weekdays at the I-House. See website for schedule www.du.edu/intl/abroad/info_sessions.html.
Meet with a Study Abroad Program Coordinator
Learn about your options and get answers to your questions.
Apply for a passport—http://travel.state.gov/passport
If you already have one, make sure you know where it is and when it expires.
Apply to study abroad!
If you are convinced the program described on this flyer is right for you, follow the steps below to apply.
Turn your COMPLETE application in to the front desk at the I-House.
ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. THIS IS A LIMITED-ENROLLMENT PROGRAM: ONLY 15 DU STUDENTS
MAY ENROLL PER YEAR. APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED FOLLOWING THE JANUARY 20 DEADLINE; IF SPOTS REMAIN, APPLI-
CATIONS WILL CONTINUE TO BE ACCEPTED UNTIL THE PROGRAM FILLS OR MARCH 1, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST.
University of Denver Application including:
University of Denver Study Abroad Application on MyWeb
Academic Advisor’s signature on your completed and printed online application form
DU short-answer essays
Official transcript(s) from other universities attended, if applicable
Cherrington petition, if applicable http://www.du.edu/intl/abroad/cherrington_eligibility.html
Non-Cherrington students will be charged a $50 application fee to their DU account.
Note: Cherrington status may be revoked at any time due to a change in your student conduct or academic
Bond University Application including:
Bond University Application for Study Abroad Program
One academic letter of recommendation
Personal Statement - What you think you will gain from your study abroad experience, etc.
Application for accommodations www.myroom.bond.edu.au
If needed, Application for Special Requirements
Note: The Study Abroad Office will request your DU transcript; check and clear any holds now to avoid
delays in processing your application!
University of Denver Study Abroad Office
2200 S Josephine Street, Denver, CO 80208 USA
The information provided on this flyer is subject to change at any time.