Bond University

On May 15, 1989, Bond University welcomed its first cohort of 322 students at its brand new, state-of-the-art campus on Queensland’s Gold Coast.

Modelled on the traditions of the world’s most elite educational institutions, the vision for Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university was to provide an exclusive educational experience of the highest international standards, under the tutelage of the country’s leading academics.

When those foundation students graduated as ‘Class of 91’, they were quickly recruited by some of Australia’s largest corporations and their subsequent achievements in the workplace firmly established the Bond reputation for excellence.

Over 16 years of challenges and changes, Bond has adapted to the needs of the workplace, liaising with key employers in all fields to develop programs that reflect the current technological, theoretical and psychological practicalities of the corporate environment.

Identifying emerging areas of skills shortage, the curriculum has expanded to include new and in-demand disciplines such as forensic science, medicine, IT management, health sciences and more.

And our students have positioned Bond in the worldwide academic arena, successfully challenging the most prestigious institutions from the USA, UK and Europe in high profile international competitions.

Now firmly established as one of Australia’s leading universities, Bond has achieved far beyond all expectations, meeting every challenge with the unbridled spirit of determination and innovation that equally exemplifies its graduates.

10 Reasons Why Bond

  1. Five-Star Graduate Outcomes for Five Years Running
    Five Stars Graduate Satisfaction1
    Five Stars Positive Graduate Outcomes1
    Five Stars Graduate Starting Salary1
    Corporate contacts made through our teaching faculty, internship programs, business networks and Careers Expo will give you access to the best jobs and high starting salaries.
  2. Fast-Tracked Degrees
    Graduate 12 months or more ahead of the rest by studying three semesters per year.
  3. Australia’s Lowest Student : Staff Ratio2
    In our small classes, you’ll reap the rewards of personalised attention and mentoring.
  4. Five-Star Teaching Quality1
    Learn from world-renowned academics and high-level corporate/government consultants who take a hands-on role in guiding your career path.
  5. Leadership Core Skills Program
    All Bond graduates are prepared for rapid career progression through our unique Leadership Core Skills program.
  6. State-Of-The-Art Facilities
    You’ll be conversant with the very latest workplace technologies, which are mirrored in on-campus facilities like our Macquarie Bank Trading Room, World Leading Legal Skills Centre replicating technology used in Australian Courts, AV Editing Suites, clinical consulting rooms and more.
  7. Practical Experience
    Our graduates are distinguished as being “ready to hit the ground running” thanks to the workplace insight gained from practical case studies and internships.
  8. International Perspective
    Globally focused course content and a staff/student community hailing from over 80 different countries, with 60+ exchange opportunities in 20+ countries, sets you up to work anywhere in the world.
  9. Great Social Life On Campus
    You’ll have the time of your life with over 70 sporting and social clubs, one of Queensland’s leading fitness centres, cafes, restaurants, tavern and support services all available on campus
  10. Global Bondy Network
    You’ll become an instant member of our close-knit global alumni network who adhere to the ‘old school tie’ philosophy of ‘Bondies helping Bondies’

    1 2011 Good Universities Guide
    2 2007 Student to Teacher Ratios, Australian Vice-Chancellors Committee

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