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 APPLICATION DEADLINES*                                        ELIGIBILITY
 January 20: May Semester                                        GPA: 2.5
                                                  Enrollment limited to 15
                                                                students.
    This program only offered for
            May Semester

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.
student-exchange/study-abroad/what-can-i-study/index.htm

COST
 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.




APPLICATION CHECKLIST
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
   status.

Bond University Application including:
      Bond University Application for Study Abroad Program
      http://www.bond.edu.au/prod_ext/groups/public/@pub-admissionsint-gen/documents/
      genericwebdocument/bd3_006495.pdf
      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.

				
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