While Bond Open Day will look a little bit different this year, it will still be just as eye-opening, informative, and exciting as it always is. We’re bringing Bond University’s campus, facilities and courses directly to you, live through our camera teams, by our hosts.
Hosting this year’s live broadcast and jam-packed schedule are some very talented and familiar faces (hint: all three are Bondies – one is an adopted Bondy, none are camera shy, and one hosted Bond Open Day Live 2019).
Get to know each of our hosts below ahead of our Bond Open Day live broadcast kicking off at 12pm AEST this Saturday, 25 July.
Candice Dixon is an Australian television host, journalist, producer and actor. Candice is best known for hosting the Seven Network’s Saturday Disney where she travelled the world to present and produce entertainment and lifestyle segments. She attended various international media junkets and red carpets in many different cities including New York, Los Angeles, Rio de Janeiro, London and Tokyo. During her travels, Candice interviewed the likes of Hugh Jackman, Owen Wilson, Ben Stiller, Rebel Wilson, Ricky Gervais and Margot Robbie. Candice is no stranger to Bond Open Day, hosting our 2019 live broadcast.
Currently, Candice hosts segments for global brands through Dundas Media, a production company based in Hollywood. Candice also writes and presents for Roadshow Entertainment in Australia.
Candice completed a Bachelor of Communication at Bond University where she majored in journalism and was selected to be part of the Vice Chancellor’s List of Academic Excellence.
Nicholas O'Hara Boyd
Nicholas O’Hara-Boyd is a Gold Coast-based screenwriter. In addition to his own projects, he has been commissioned to both write and develop feature films (Empire of the Son, Dracula) for independent producers and production companies across the globe.
Nic has also worked as a local MC and presenter for the better part of the last decade, hosting at events such as Schoolies, Gold Coast 600 and Gold Coast Titans in addition to working as a radio announcer for Southern Cross Austereo, where he has broadcast from Hit 90.9 Gold Coast, Hit 104.7 Canberra and the Hit Network across Australia.
He currently works as a story assessor for the Australian Writers’ Guild, and as a senior script writer for USA-based video production company, Simpleshow.
Nic is a Bond alumnus, having studied a Bachelor of Film and Television and a Juris Doctor.
Sean Johnson has been described as a combination of The Rock, Terry Crews, and Tony Robbins – he is a coach, motivator, and Bond University’s self–proclaimed resident “hype man.”
Sean has worked with Bond for more than seven years and within the student services field specifically in various roles for more than 15 years.
He currently holds a key role as a Domestic Regional Manager at Bond University in which he provides support to schools in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, and the Gold Coast, and assists students from these regions with all aspects of their journey to the University. He has also been involved in providing support at numerous Bond orientations, official welcomes, and has presented to thousands of students around Australia and New Zealand regarding opportunities at Bond University.
Sean is originally from the United States, has his degree in exercise and sports science, and is an accomplished collegiate athlete playing Division I soccer. If you are quiet enough – you can usually hear Sean around the Bond’s campus as he one of the most passionate and excited people you will ever meet.
Open Day Live from Bond
Tune in to the broadcast from 12pm AEST this Saturday, 25 July.