Bond University is a private university located in Gold Coast, Queensland, a city with approximately 550,000 inhabitants. The university has around 5,000 students
Bondy University has a strong focus on student guidance and support. It was named Australia's best university in “Educational Experience”, as a result of high student satisfaction in regards to teaching conditions, facilities, inclusion and internationalization.
Bond Business School is accredited by AACSB and EQUIS.
UiA normally has two free spots of one semester, as well as an unlimited number of paid spots at Bond.
Credits and Modules
You must take 4 subjects at Bond in order to get 30 credits approved at UiA.
Please note! The academic year at Bond University is divided into three semesters. It is most suitable for UiA students to travel in September or January. It is also in these semesters that the most courses are offered.
Before you travel, Bond University helps you find housing on or off campus. Many flats are located close to campus, and most European students choose this option. Many UiA students choose to stay at Varsity Towers but there are many other possibilities as well.
If you choose to live on campus, then you are not allowed to cook at home, but must pay for a mandatory meal plan, which means that you eat all meals at one of the university's cantinas.
Regarding insurance: Norwegian students who are members of the Norwegian National Insurance Scheme (Folketrygden) are exempt from the Australian Overseas Students Health Cover (OSHC). You must bring your European Health Insurance Card with you when you travel, and otherwise make sure to have a travel insurance that meets your needs.
The international office at UiA must send to Bond an English transcript of grades of your classes from UiA. You cannot do it yourself.
Please note! Some students have to undergo an additional health check. This costs approx. 2-3000 NOK and can only be done by selected doctors (so-called Panel Physicians) in Oslo and Bergen (as of 2018). This extra check applies to students that has been in (Africa, some countries in Asia and South America) during the past 5 years. Read more about who needs this extra health check.