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Bond University Quick Snap
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Main Campus: Robina, Gold Coast
City Population: 590,000
Student Population: 3,700
International Students: 1,170
Trimester 1 Starts: January
Trimester 2 Starts: May
Trimester 3 Starts: September
Faculties: Business
Health Sciences and Medicine
Society & Design

Bond University

Bond University, Australia

Bond University. Bringing Ambition to Life.

Bond University is Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university, offering a personalized academic environment that enables graduates to exceed the outer limits of their potential – in their career and in life.

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Created in the scholarly traditions of pre-eminent private universities of world standing, Bond University challenges students to be leaders and thinkers; taking them beyond the accepted definition of a university education to develop initiative, enterprise, ambition and a lifelong commitment to making a meaningful contribution to their field.

Bond University, Australia

Bond offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Law, Business, Sustainable Development, Humanities and Social Sciences, Health Sciences and Medicine and Information Technology. All students have access to unparalleled academic and technological resources on Bond’s world-class Gold Coast campus.

Faculties at Bond University

  • Business
  • Health Sciences and Medicine
  • Law
  • Society & Design

Bond’s personalized approach to education combined with its uncompromising focus on industry relevance sets Bond University apart from every other Australian university. Students thrive in smaller study groups where eminent professors and industry-experienced lecturers know them by name.

Students have open access to industry leaders, corporate high-flyers and notable achievers who actively participate in Bond’s guest speaker programs. Students are given the opportunity to study overseas through established partnerships with some of the world’s leading universities and research facilities.

And by undertaking three semesters per year instead of the usual two, students complete their degree studies 12 months or more before their colleagues from other universities, thereby gaining a vital advantage in the ultra-competitive careers market.

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This advantage is further driven by graduates themselves. Many within Bond’s close-knit global network of alumni now hold upper echelon management and partnership positions in blue-chip organizations around the world and maintain that their Bond experience was a key factor in fast-tracking their careers.

In the 2016 Good Universities Guide, Bond University was awarded more 5-star ratings in the Educational Experience category than any other university in Australia... for the tenth year in a row.

The independent consumer guide rated Bond University five-stars across all of the educational experience and graduate outcomes categories, including graduate satisfaction, teaching quality, getting a job, graduate starting salaries, staff-to-student ratio and staff qualifications.

Third party research also shows that employers know Bond graduates are better prepared for the workplace than any other university graduate.

At Bond, it is believed that potential becomes limitless when you combine ambition with opportunity. In fact, Bond not only shares your ambition, the university brings it to life.

Location: The Gold Coast

Bond University, Australia

Bond University is set on a 66-hectare campus at Robina on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is a multicultural, vibrant place to live. Gold Coast City has been identified as one of the most desirable places in the world to live ranked on political, social, economic and environmental factors as well as, personal safety and health.

The Gold Coast has more than 300 days of sunshine per year. Average temperatures in summer range from 20 to 28 degrees Celsius and in the winter, the average temperature range is from 11 to 21 degrees Celsius.

The Gold Coast has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The most popular of the Coast’s 21 beaches are a haven for surfers and fishermen, and include perfect swimming beaches with volleyball, surfing, picnic and barbecue areas, trendy beach markets, bike tracks, children’s playgrounds and whale-watching headlands.

The Gold Coast is home to a number of sporting teams and facilities including the Gold Coast Titans Rugby League, V8 Supercars Australia, Australian Baseball Federation, Association of Surfing Professionals (ASP), Surfing Queensland and the PGA International Golf Institute.

The Gold Coast is also home to a diverse range of local inhabitants including one of Australia's largest glow-worm colonies, Australian favourites koalas, kangaroos, lorikeets, kookaburras, platypus, dolphins, giant panda snails and thousands of more natural characters.

Travelling just a little further afield, you’ll find the World Heritage-listed rainforests of the hinterland networked with well-marked bushwalking trails, internationally famous theme parks, country wineries, golf courses and much more. With good rail connections, Queensland’s state capital, Brisbane, is only an hour away, offering the full city array of live theatres, art galleries and concert venues.

Why Canadians Enjoy Studying at Bond

Top 10 Reasons Why Bond University

1. Australia's Highest Rating University

The 2016 Good Universities Guide rates Bond University the most five stars out of any university in Australia. Bond rates five stars across a range of key performance indicators including

  • Student-to-Staff Ratio
  • Staff Qualifications
  • Teaching Quality
  • Rating for Generic Skills
  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Non-Government Earnings

2. Fast-Tracked Degrees

Graduate up to 12 months ahead of the rest by studying three semesters per year.

3. Australia's Lowest Student-to-Staff Ratio²

In Bond's small classes, students reap the rewards of personalized attention and mentoring.

4. Five-Star Teaching Quality¹

Learn from world-renowned academics and high-level corporate and government consultants who take a hands-on role in guiding your career path.

5. Leadership Core Skills Program

Part of Bond's unique approach is to help you develop a strong foundation of key leadership attributes that will prepare you for career success, regardless of which field of study you choose.

6. State-Of-The-Art Facilities

Not only does Bond offer state-of-the-art facilities, the university also offers you unprecedented access to them. This means you can apply your profession as you learn it, in an environment far more akin to the real thing.

7. Practical Experience

Bond University graduates are distinguished as being "ready to hit the ground running" thanks to the workplace insight gained from practical case studies and internships with Bond's network of blue chip employers such as KPMG, JBWere and the Marriott International to name a few.

8. International Perspective

Australian in character yet international in perspective, Bond offers globally focused course content and exchange opportunities in over 20 countries, meaning you’ll be professionally and culturally set up to work anywhere in the world.

9. Great Social Life On Campus

Bond has a real community feel and vibrant student social life. You'll have the time of your life with more than 70 sporting and social clubs, one of Queensland's leading fitness centres, cafes, restaurants and support services all available on campus.

10. Global Bondy Network

Bond's global network is active in more than 120 countries around the world, so you'll be connected practically anywhere your ambition may take you.

¹ 2016 Good Universities Guide
² 2008 Student to Teacher Ratio, Universities Australia

Canadians at Bond say that one of the best things about studying at Bond is the social life. With a much smaller student population than other universities, it’s easy to meet others from Australia and around the world.

Some Popular Bond University Programs for Students from Canada

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Bond University Architecture School (Undergraduate)

  • Bachelor of Architectural Studies

Bond University Architecture School (Graduate)

  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Property & Sustainable Development
  • Master of Energy Management

Bond University Arts and Humanities (Undergraduate)

  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Global Studies (Sustainablity)
  • Bachelor of Interactive Media and Design
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Film and Television

Bond University Arts and Humanities (Graduate)

  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Communication
  • Master of Journalism
  • Master of Criminology
  • Master of International Relations

Bond University Business School (Undergraduate)

  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce

Bond University Business School (Graduate)

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Marketing

Bond University Law School

Bond University Occupational Therapy School

Bond University Physiotherapy School

Bond University Health Sciences (Graduate)

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Health Sciences)
  • Master of Science by Research (Health Sciences)
  • Master of High Performance Science
  • Master of Sports Management

Bond University Business School (Graduate)

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Commerce
  • Master of Accounting
  • Master of Finance
  • Master of Marketing
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