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Bond University Australia’s highest rating university

17 August 2011

Bond University is Australia’s highest rating university after earning the most five-star ratings of any university across an impressive ten key performance indicators in the 2012 Good Universities Guide.

The private, not-for-profit university on Queensland’s Gold Coast dominated the ‘Educational Experience’ categories, receiving the maximum five-star rating across the board; including in the important areas of teaching quality, student-staff ratio and overall satisfaction.

An independent consumer guide, the Good Universities Guide is Australia’s only definitive guide to university performance, providing ratings, rankings, comment and information about all Australian higher education institutions.

Bond University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Stable said it is the sixth consecutive year Bond has been awarded five-stars by the guide for student-staff ratio and overall graduate satisfaction.

“The consistency of our performance in these key areas is testament to the dedication of our world-class teaching staff and our commitment to providing our students with a personalised educational experience that is second-to-none,” said Professor Stable.

“We have a culture of encouraging and supporting achievement and accolades such as this prove that our focus on excellence is working,” he said.

In summary, the 2012 Good Universities Guide rated Bond University five stars for:

  • Student-Staff Ratio
  • Staff Qualifications
  • All Graduates: Teaching Quality
  • All Graduates: Generic Skills
  • All Graduates: Overall Satisfaction
  • Domestic Graduates: Teaching Quality
  • Domestic Graduates: Generic Skills
  • Domestic Graduates: Overall Satisfaction
  • Gender Balance
  • Non-Government Earnings 

Capping off a fantastic week for Bond, Professor Amy Kenworthy from the University’s Faculty of Business and Assistant Professor Peter Johnson from the Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine received Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards for Teaching Excellence last night.

With only 22 individuals honoured nationally, the coveted awards acknowledge teachers renowned for teaching excellence, who have outstanding presentation skills and who have made a significant contribution to enhancing the quality of learning and teaching in higher education.

To find out more about Bond University and how it can help you bring your ambition to life visit www.bond.edu.au or phone 1800 074 074.

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