Program Details

Semester on the Gold Coast at Bond University offers two 14-week semesters, beginning in September, and January. You can easily find a semester that fits with your study abroad schedule. Bond has received Australia’s highest ratings for innovation, resear
Gold Coast, Australia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

As you might gather from the name, the Gold Coast is truly spectacular. Spend a semester soaking it in as you study abroad at Bond University in Queensland, Australia. This highly ranked and modern university delivers small class sizes, innovative courses, and cutting-edge sporting facilities (Australian Olympic swimmers train at Bond’s pool!). The Gold Coast is famous for it’s gleaming beaches, epic surfing, electric nightlife, and Aussie charm. Studying abroad on the Gold Coast is as good as it sounds!

Setting Description:
The Gold Coast is a coastal city of Australia located in South East Queensland, 94km south of the state capital Brisbane. It is the second most populous city in the state, the sixth most popular city in the country. With its beautiful beaches and scenic hinterland, the Gold Coast is well-known by tourists as a great destination for its subtropical climate and awesome surfing! Brisbane, Queensland's capital and Australia's third largest city, is only 45 miles away. Transportation is readily available with the main train station located ten minutes from the campus, and various public buses are easily accessible to students. Frequent bus connections make it easy to get out and about in the city. This subtropical region offers mild (that is, nonexistent!) winters and warm, sunny summers. It’s a safe, friendly area for students. With 21 beaches to choose from and irresistible weather, you’ll never get bored here! Whether you’re looking for a quiet day by the shore, or a fun-filled surfing
For current prices and dates please visit the CISabroad website.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating


Based on 3 Reviews

  • Best 4 months

    To say that my semester abroad was the best 4 months of my life is a bit cliché, but it is the truth. I had an incredible experience on the Gold Coast of Queensland. I met heaps of awesome people and got to see unbelievably cool places and animals. Australia

     read more
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • A Semester in Paradise

    Education: The classes I took at Bond University were overall small in size, and taught by great instructors. If at any point I felt like I was falling behind, I could easily ask for help and it was given. Also, from my experience the professors were

     read more
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • Once in a lifetime opportunity

    How did you make the most of your experience in your host city/culture? I made the most during my semester on the Gold Coast by taking the time to get to know the area, the culture, the people that live in the area, and explore as much of the country

     read more
    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
View Programs