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Bond University

Gold Coast, Queensland, 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.

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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.


For our high-flying alumni, their Bond University accelerated degree has opened the doors to exceptional career opportunities with blue chip employers and global corporations, both here in Australia and around the world. By graduating up to a year earlier, Bond graduates are out in the workplace, earning sooner. This career head start puts them on a promotional fast track and many have achieved director, CEO, private practice and partnership status within 10 years of graduating from Bond.


The plan sets out five strategic research objectives to build on our current research focus. As Bond University continues to expand its research footprint, we must provide an environment to support this change, in particular how research sits with teaching and academic service in a modern university context.


Bond University is committed to providing an outstanding student experience and instilling within our graduates the qualities that will make them leaders in their field. As part of the Bond community, our staff play a critical role in maintaining high academic standards and delivering superior service.

There are many benefits to being part of the Bond community. These include training and development opportunities to help staff expand their skills and grow professionally, along with working in an environment that fosters success.

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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
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Student services

Bond University's services and support extend beyond simply study support. The team provide students with personal attention from arrival on campus beginning with orientation week and social activities.

When the semester begins officially and your studies are underway, the support available includes study, personal, medical, international and disability support.

Housing services

Bond offers a variety of accommodation options for living on-campus. Accommodation is within easy walking distance of lecture rooms, Libraries, academic facilities, Sports Centre, and a variety of dining options.

Accommodation is fully air-conditioned and serviced weekly with linen provided, shared laundry facilities with automatic machines and dryers are conveniently located near all rooms.

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.

ICT services

Bond's computer labs are on the ground floor of the Arch Building, under the John and Alison Kearney Library. The general computer labs are open 24 hours per day and are available to students when the labs are not being used for teaching purposes. The Computer Lab Precinct is a wireless environment that includes the following facilities and features:

  • Learning Lounge
  • Email Stations

Medical services

The Medical Clinic is a facility for currently enrolled students and staff members of Bond University. Due to the high volume of students requiring medical assistance the clinic is unable to assist alumni, family members of students and staff, or members of the community.

Student Life

Campus life

Bond University caters for students from across Australia and all around the world.

We offer a range of accommodation options, including a dining plan, that makes it easy to live and study on the Gold Coast. You can live in a private or shared room on campus with meals provided and sharing all the fun of student residence life with your fellow roommates.

If you would appreciate a little more independence, we work with local real estate agents to help you find the perfect rental house or flat off campus close to the university.

Sports facilities

  • Beach volleyball courts
  • Boxing circuit training room
  • Gym
  • Golf and cricket practice nets
  • Saunas and spa

Student clubs

The Bond University Student Association (BUSA) is your student organisation. 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.

BUSA offers a number of services, including:

  • clubs, societies and association support
  • events
  • acting as your voice on University issues
  • publications
  • external connections


Bond University is recognised as an accredited Australian university by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). In Australia, education and training is a shared responsibility of all Commonwealth, State and Territory governments. Education, training and employment ministers collectively own and are responsible for the Australian Qualifications Framework.

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

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