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How to ensure that you get the maximum of your Bond money back when you depart Varsity Towers

1)     Report any damage, repairs or maintenance to reception to arrange their repair well before check out.  If you have caused the damage (for example broken a blind cord, put a hole in a wall, or broken your freezer door) you will be liable for the cost of the repair.  By pre-paying for a maintenance item prior to …

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Australia is different: 10 things you need to adjust to…

1.     Tipping is not compulsory in Australia.  Generally we will only tip if the service has been very good as our base rate of pay is exceptionally high.  2.     Our power points –  down is “on” and up is “off” – the opposite of North America 3.     The sun in Australia is seriously hot and really burns.  Every semester we see …

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Essential Gold Coast / Bond University maps

Below we have included some links to a few online map services that may be useful during your time abroad. Whether you’re looking for the nearest shopping centre, doctors, best beach break, or trying to sort out transport for your next adventure; we’ve found a map to help you! Online map: http://maps.google.com.au/ http://www.whereis.com/ Bond University …

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How early should you book your accommodation before you go abroad?

Obviously the earlier you book the more room preference options there will be available to choose from. Most people book a room between 6 to 8 weeks prior to their arrival. We begin allocating bookings for semesters as follows: Booking allocations begin: For January trimester (Jan to Apr): November 15th For May trimester (May to …

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