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Exercise and Sport Science Programs

All you need to know

As you begin your pathway through your Exercise and Sport Science studies, you will be attaining a broad range of diverse skills and acquiring knowledge vital to your professional success. One of those skills, meeting a range of Fit to Practice requirements such as:

  • security checks
  • health protection evidence
  • signed documentation
  • training modules
  • as well as additional training modules and certification as requested by individual hospitals or clinics. 


As you progress through your program, it is your responsibility to keep your Fit To Practice current, as you won't be able to attend your placements if there is any task that has not been completed or has become out of date. If this occurs, your advancement through the program may be reviewed and you may be held back.

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Before you begin


Please click on the drop downs below for details of each requirement.

Security Checks

Documents to read, complete and sign

NOTE: Signatures Must be HANDWRITTEN. Digital signatures of any sort will not be accepted.

Health Protection Evidence

During your program, you’ll be dealing with private and public patients and clients, professional athletes, members of the community and vulnerable people. Ensuring your immunity to infectious diseases is essential for their protection, as well as your own.

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We suggest you work through the three steps to health protection with a medical professional. Attaining full immunity and verification for placement can take a few months, so it is important to start early.

Please be aware that in certain specialised clinical settings and in some health facilities there may be additional vaccinations or other evidence of protection required to ensure that the risk to vulnerable patients is minimised. This can occur at any stage throughout your program. You will be advised if Fit To Practice requirements change or if additional vaccinations or evidence are required for your placement.

Bond University works with NSW Health’s Clinical Nurse Specialist (Immunisation) to verify your immunity to infectious diseases and authorise you to undertake clinical placement at Australian health facilities. You cannot attend placement if you are not verified and compliant.

Immunisation requirements are strict. You must provide all required evidence for each disease, or you will not be eligible for placement and your progress through the program will be affected. 



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Still need help?

Being Fit To Practice is your responsibility but we are here to help make the process as easy as possible for you. 

If you have any queries or require a face-to-face appointment with the Fit To Practice Co-ordinator, please contact us by emailing: [email protected]

Important links

Medical Clinic

The Medical Clinic is a service for currently enrolled Students and Staff members of Bond University. Make an appointment with our Doctor on +61 7 5595 4043. Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm

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Wellbeing services

Bond Student Wellbeing. Student Wellbeing is committed to providing programs, services and a supportive environment to ensure the wellbeing of all students both on campus and off-shore. Our student wellbeing team is prepared with an all encompassing

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​Nyombil Indigenous Support Centre

Bond University is committed to providing a supportive learning environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students where they can complete higher education programs at the same rate as, or at a better rate than, non-Indigenous students.

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Policies and forms

We strongly encourage Bond students and staff to familiarise themselves with Bond University’s policies and procedures, and to observe the regulations, rules, and policies of the University.

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