International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987

Semester / Trimester

Business, Communication, Built Environment, Health Science & Liberal Arts

Bond University

Fall 1 2019 (Late Aug, 2019 to Mid Dec, 2019)
Catalog Code: IGCF3119

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Bond's campus offers students the atmosphere of a U.S. style campus with easy access nearly 40 miles of Gold Coast beaches. Bond University is nationally recognized as having the smallest student-to-staff ratio and offers a wide array of subjects across multiple disciplines. All courses are taught by Bond faculty, and ISA participants take classes alongside Australian and other international students.

Program Highlights
  • Small, U.S. style campus located in Southwest Gold Coast
  • Program dates align well with traditional North American academic calendars
  • Bond University Sponsored Scholarship opportunity available
  • Popular Subjects: Business, Australian studies, Hospitality and Tourism, Psychology and Criminology
  • Housing: Students will be placed in on-campus, catered dorms OR off campus single studio, self-catered apartments
  • Multi-day Bridging Cultures Program in beautiful Byron Bay
  • Optional Excursions offered to Thailand, New Zealand's South Island, Cairns, Bali or Ayer's Rock
Trimester + Trimester Programs Available: Students may participate in the Spring + Summer, Summer + Fall OR the Fall + Spring sessions of this program by selecting their two trimesters of interest when submitting the initial ISA online application. For more information about this option, please contact your Gold Coast Site Specialist.

Prices & Dates

Late August, 2019 - Mid December, 2019

Session Dates:


Catalog Code:

To be Announced *


June 15, 2019

Application Due Date:

June 30, 2019

Final Forms & Payments Due:

Currently Accepting Applications!

Admissions Status:

*prices and dates are subject to change

Note: About pricing...

Housing is not included in the price above. Housing at Bond University Ranges from $3,600 - $4,500 (subject to change). Where available, a full meal plan is included in housing costs. A $500-$800 refundable security deposit will be charged to students living in ISA arranged housing. ISA may retain some, or all, of this deposit in case of damage to property, or if utility usage exceeds the allotted monthly amount.

Students who select the Semester + Semester option for this program will receive a $2,500 discount. ISA support services, housing and insurance are not included during the interim period between sessions but may be added for an additional charge.

The following scholarship is offered for ISA participants:

Bond University Sponsored Scholarship - supports ISA students with a number of scholarships totalling $8,000 AUD per year. This scholarship is credited to the student's overall program balance with ISA.

Bond also offers two $400 AUD book awards per year. This scholarship is will be held in an account for the student at the Bond University Book Store. The student will need to contact the International Office upon arrival at Bond University, as they will provide further advice about using the account.


Minimum GPA

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50.

Minimum Admissions Prerequisites

There is no language prerequisite for this program.

Students must have at least sophomore standing (second year) at their home university and be currently enrolled in a four-year university at the time of participation.

Students must also include an academic letter of recommendation and letter of intent along with their standard ISA application if their GPA falls below the minimum requirement.

Other sessions available: