Thesis instructions- graduation
Before you may be awarded your degree, you are required to provide three copies of your thesis
bound in permanent form along with a digital file in PDF format. Further information on binding is
set our below.
• All copyright permission letters that cover digital and hardcopy reproduction
• One bound copy plus digital file goes to the Bond University Library
• one copy to your Supervisor and
• another to the Faculty
Please provide thesis copies to the Research Administrator/Coordinator in the Faculty at your
Please also provide your Post Nominals for your testamur as soon as possible.
Under special circumstances, University Regulations provide that for a period of 24 months after the
thesis is lodged, it will not be made available for consultation or copying without the written consent
of the author. Accordingly, please complete and
return the enclosed Candidate’s Instructions
Regarding Availability of Thesis form and Thesis Copyright statement.
Your award may be conferred at the following Graduation Ceremony however your Faculty/
Research Administrator will require the permanent bound and electronic copy of your thesis at least
two weeks prior to the Graduation Ceremony, along with accompanying forms completed and
If you have not yet done so, please also complete an Application to Graduate
form as soon as
Bond has a very strong global network of Alumni which may provide beneficial opportunities for
your career. Refer to the Bond Alumni website at:
Permanent bound thesis x 3
Prior to the award of the degree, all the thesis copies are to be bound in a permanent form. A
permanent binding shall consist of a good quality, durable hard bound cover. The candidate’s
surname, initials and a short title shall be printed
on the spine. A date should not be added. Lettering
on the spine should be along the spine from top to bottom.