The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Gold Coast - Bond University

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As the only university in Australia with an academic calendar similar to that of the US, Bond University allows students with difficult schedules to spend a semester in one of the most beautiful parts of the country and be back in time for summer ... read more

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A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Gold Coast - Bond University
100% worth every penny. I gained so many good experiences and got to know myself on a totally different level. - University of Iowa View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Gold Coast - Bond University
Past Review Gday Mate!
Studying abroad has taught me that If I can travel across the world and live in a foreign country, I can do anything. I became more independent and learned how to manage money and plan out my own trips. It has also taught me to step out my comfort zone and immerse myself in a different culture. - Lasell College View Entire Review
The benefits of my study abroad experience are incalculable. The experience of LIVING in another country has inspired me to continue traveling all around the world. The friends I made and the adventures we took are incredibly unique and special. It is not possible to come to regret studying abroad in Australia. It is truly a on... - University of Iowa View Entire Review
I gained a better understand of myself, which was the most important aspect of the entire experience. I learned that no matter how much money it costs and no matter how far away I am from home, it is all worth it because of the lifelong friends I made and all the things I learned about life and myself. - University of Iowa View Entire Review
Past Review Time Of My Life
I learned about new cultures and lifestyles, and also learned more about myself than I could have ever imagined. It was the greatest learning experience I could suggest, and was certainly worth spending a semester away. - University of Kentucky View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Gold Coast - Bond University
I learned how to navigate in unfamiliar places. I was not very good at directions but when I was somewhere that was nowhere near home I forced to learn and teach myself. Very worthwhile! - University of Kentucky View Entire Review
It was incredible semester with amazing memories I will keep for the rest of my life. Say yes to everything and try it all - you'll have so much fun and learn many new things. It was one of the most worthwhile experiences of my life. - Lasell College View Entire Review
I learned how to interact in an international context and got a lot of vital traveling experience. Gained a ton of friends that I will cherish for the rest of my life. 100% worthwhile. - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
People who have studied abroad come back and say they've been forever changed. But the truth is, it's hard to put that change into words or perspective for those who haven't had the experience of completely throwing themselves into another world countless miles away from familiarity. I learned to trust myself on things more and ... - University of Dayton View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
My experience being considered "worthwhile" seems like the understatement of the century. It was the most rewarding, incredible, invaluable and FUN experience of my life and I wish every single day I could do it all over again. I learned a multitude of things not only in the classes I took, bu mostly outside the classroom while ... - Lasell College View Entire Review
Meeting people from not only Australia, but places like Norway and Germany helps to give a great degree of cultural understanding. I did group projects with a girl from France, a guy from Thailand and a girl from China. Living abroad shows you just how much there is to see outside of the United States, and has shaped my future... - Clemson University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
I had a friend who went through the exact same program a year prior, so I thought had an idea as to what to expect. However, the truth is, traveling abroad is something only YOU can experience and understand. No matter what other people say. The friends I made and the memories I will have forever on my trip to Australia are unex... - Drake University View Entire Review
Not having traveled much prior to studying abroad, the experience gave me the chance to meet such amazing people and see how many opportunities there are in the world outside of my home area. - University of New Hampshire View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network (TEAN): Gold Coast - Bond University
My time abroad was invaluable. I made some of the greatest friends I've ever had, seen things and gone places I'd never imagined experiencing, and learned a tremendous deal about myself. I really grew as a person while I was abroad, and I can honestly say I was the happiest in Australia that I've been in a very long time. - Bond University View Entire Review
This was my first opportunity to spend an extended period of time outside of the States and it helped me to gain an entirely new perspective on the world. Living life for three and a half months on the other side of the world helped me to truly understand the vastness and diversity that exists outside the confines of the United ... - Stonehill College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
I learned to be open to new experiences, to take risks, and to make the most out of each day. The 4 months I spent in Australia were the fastest 4 months of my life and I would go back and start over from the beginning if given the chance any day. The people I met while abroad will always have a special place in my heart and I l... - Quinnipiac University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
Spending the semester abroad was the best decision I have ever made. You have to put yourself out there and break out of your comfort zone. I have such amazing memories from my semester abroad and can thank TEAN for all of them. I would highly recommend The Education Abroad Network to any prospective student looking to study in ... - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
I would describe my study abroad experience as the best four months of my life. I was given the opportunity to see and experience things that I will never be able to again. I met some of my best friends on this trip and fulfilled a dream that I never imagined would come true. I couldn't imagine going with any other program, TEAN... - University of New Hampshire View Entire Review
I learned how to survive on my own in a foreign country for an extended period of time. I also gained experience in traveling to places around the world. My experience abroad was absolutely worth it. It was the most amazing thing I've ever done in my life and TEAN had a lot to do with it. - University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
Going abroad was an absolutely unbelievable experience. Going abroad changes you. Living and experiencing another country's culture gives you a whole new outlook of your culture, and gives you different perspective of the world. I learned more about the world in one semester abroad than I have in my entire college career. I als... - University of Iowa View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
Past Review My Second Home
Going into this experience I never could have imagined how much I would end up gaining from it. I assumed I would see amazing sights, meet great people and try new things. I never realized though that in a quick four months I would find a new home, make friends that feel like family and do things I never thought I could do. Stud... - Quinnipiac University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with The Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
Gained independence, knowledge, friends, life time of memories, a broken ankle, and a new place to call home. - Quinnipiac University View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
I learned life lessons on how to handle relationships with my friends, family, and anyone in the world. The Australian way of life is greater than any other. I REGRET NOTHING - Bond University View Entire Review
From studying abroad not only did I learn a lot about the culture, but I learned a lot about myself. Being in Australia changed my life for the better and makes me want to travel the world. I think now from being abroad I try a lot harder at school because I want to go places in the world. - Augustana College, Sioux Falls View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Education Abroad Network: Gold Coast - Bond University
Australia completely changed my life. It opened my eyes to an entirely new world (literally). I never realized how much there was to see outside of the United States, let alone my home town in Connecticut. Since my semester in Australia, I have already made further plans to travel through Europe and hopefully one day back to Aus... - University of New Hampshire View Entire Review

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As the only university in Australia with an academic calendar similar to that of the US, Bond University allows students with difficult schedules to spend a semester in one of the most beautiful parts of the country and be back in time for summer obligations. In addition to the convenient calendar, Bond participants enjoy an array of courses and amazing housing options, including Study Australia premier beach housing or housing adjacent to campus. If that wasn’t enough to convince you, you’ll also enjoy a 6-day Orientation Excursion in Cairns exploring the Great Barrier Reef! 

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Summer
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Marketing
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology
  • International Relations
  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Minimum GPA:
2.5
Year Founded:
1995
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The Education Abroad Network (TEAN) Scholarships

The Education Abroad Network Full Ride Scholarship is designed to give a stand-out student the opportunity to study abroad. Studying abroad is a personal journey and the winning applicant will show us not only the journey they’ve been on to arrive at this point, but also the journey they envision studying abroad will entail. The scholarship can be used for any Summer or Fall 2018 TEAN program and covers tuition, program fees, orientation and housing (up to $26,000 value).

Up to $26,000 USD

Deadlines:
March 1, 2018

Guidelines/Requirements:
- Students must complete the Statement from University document in order to be considered for the scholarship. - Must meet the GPA and eligibility requirements for the individual program(s) that they want to attend. - Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student in the United States. - Disbursement can only be applied towards total program fees. Cash disbursements will not be made under any circumstances. - Scholarship applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

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