Bond University

3.8 out of 5 (12 ratings / 11 reviews) Gold Coast, Australia
As Australia’s first private non-profit university, Bond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (34)
Journalism & Media (1)

About

History

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.The vision for Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university, was to provide an exclusive educational experience consisting of the highest international standards, under the tutelage of the country’s leading academics.

Education

  • Deciding on a degree or program is a personal choice - it’s about choosing the right program for you; your interests, your future. Whether you’re venturing into a new area of study or looking to build upon your experience and knowledge in a particular field, Bond offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and programs, diplomas and non-award programs.
  • Whether you’re venturing into a new area of study or looking to build upon your experience and knowledge in a particular field, Bond offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and programs, diplomas and non-award programs.

Research

Bond University's 5 year Research Strategic Plan (2018-2022) sets out a vision and strategy to position high quality and focused research as a core to University business. The plan sets bold measures of research success for the University and its students that reflect the critical function of the University in society as an institution for learning, discovery, scholarship and invention. It recognises that Bond has quickly developed its research profile and productivity over a relatively short time frame and acknowledges the need for capacity building investments and strategy to facilitate research impact.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2022
451 -37
2021
414 28
2020
442
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2022
501
2021
501 -100
2020
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2021
901
2020
901
2019
901
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2022
-
2021
1174 -41
2020
1133
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Housing services

  • Bond University Student Housing caters for both domestic and international students. You may be far from home but you will never feel alone, surrounded by fellow students who are also getting used to life away from their families.
  • We offer a range of housing options on campus which includes a compulsory dining plan. This makes it easy to live and study on the Gold Coast. You have the choice of private or shared rooms, sharing all the fun of student housing life with your fellow roommates.
  • For those wanting more independence, there are a range of off-campus accommodation options within walking distance to Bond, as the University is located in the middle of a genuine residential suburb. 

Library services

Bond University Library provides customer-focused, quality innovative services, information resources and programs to support the teaching, learning and research needs of the University community in three locations and through its online services.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Bond University is the only university campus on the Gold Coast that is located right in the heart of a genuine residential neighbourhood. For students wanting to live nearby, this means there is a wide range of rental accommodation available within walking distance. 
  • Bond University is nestled on the cusp of Robina abutting surrounding suburbs including Varsity Lakes, Burleigh Waters and Mermaid Waters. Getting around is easy with public transport options available including buses, trains, taxis including Uber, and bicycle lanes on most roads.  

Sports facilities

Bond University Sports Centre is open seven days a week and membership is included in your Student Services and Amenities Fee. In addition to the weights and boxing circuit rooms, they offer a weekly timetable of aerobics, TRX, pilates and yoga classes or you can soothe away the study stress with a spa, sauna and swim in the 25m and 50m pool.

Student clubs

The Bond University Student Association (BUSA) is your student organisation and provides services to the broader student community. BUSA's mission is to make student life at Bond more rewarding - ranging from enhancing academic pursuits, facilitating sporting involvement and satisfying social necessities. BUSA is a voluntary, apolitical group of elected students here to represent you and help you make the most of your time at Bond.

Student Reviews

A chance to follow your passions
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I have not started yet, I start in the January term

Good
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have no experience at this university because i couldn't study previous

i have work experience i am co-author of the book plant biology
Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

i expert in field work i work on maize crop i also co-author of 1 book iattend many workshops and give certificates

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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