Year 12 Extension Program

Are you in Year 12 and want to get a head start when it comes to getting into university? 

The Bond Business School Year 12 Extension Program is a two day workshop that assists you to transition to university. Our world class academics will focus on knowledge and skills that build upon senior school curriculum. 

Be part of the select group of students handpicked for the opportunity to receive an early offer into Bond Business School and the opportunity to be awarded a Year 12 Extension Program Scholarship.

Program brochure

Day One — Thursday, 30 April or Friday, 1 May, 2020
Day Two — Thursday, 7 May or Friday, 8 May, 2020

Students may select their preferred two days to attend. The program will be completed well before ATAR exams and students can receive an early offer before QTAC’s offer rounds.

  • Talk to your teacher or career advisor and parents to get their support.
  • Complete your online application form
  • Send a copy of your Year 11 report to [email protected] by Friday, 27 March, 2020.

High achieving students and their parents will be invited to the Executive Dean’s Awards night in June 2020.

Regional students

Bond Business School is pleased in 2020 to arrange travel for students in regional areas to complete the Year 12 Extension Program over two consecutive days: Thursday, 7 May - Friday, 8 May, 2020*.

Please contact Program Coordinator, Brendan Howard at [email protected] for further details.

Why Bond Business School? 

Every new student has access to: 

  • A student and academic mentor
  • 40 Bloomberg terminal
  • International internships and study tours
  • Small class sizes
  • Superior job opportunities made available by the Career Development Centre 
  • Transformer co-curricular program and innovation space
  • Commercialisation Centre and Big Data Centre

Information for students and teachers

  • Eligible graduates from the Year 12 Extension Program will receive an early offer into their chosen degree subject to meeting the academic entry requirements^.
  • Opportunity to receive one of four Year 12 Extension Program Scholarships valued at 50% and 25% of tuition fees or a $5,000 bursary.
  • Be better prepared for your Year 12 exams. This program has been designed in collaboration with a current high school teacher to ensure it supports the Queensland Curriculum.
  • Improve your communication, presentation and MS Excel skills in a small class environment.
  • Get a feel for university life and meet Bond academics and students.
  • Access to the Bond FinTech Hub for a Bloomberg session.
  • Experience the Transformer innovation space.
  • The program is capped at 60 students per day allowing great access to your academics.

^Excludes the Bond Medical Program.

Day one

  • Tour and experience the Bond campus and facilities
  • Meet fellow participants, Bond academics and current students
  • Experience a Bloomberg data session and Advanced MS Excel
  • Enjoy a session in the Transformer innovation space
  • Morning tea and lunch

Day two

  • Group project work with fellow students supported by Bond academic staff
  • Start and complete written and oral assessment pieces
  • Be part of the group presentation to fellow students and academics
  • Morning tea and lunch

Partner schools can nominate eight students* based on the following:

  • Completing Year 12 in 2020
  • Achieved at least a B or higher in an English and / or Maths
    (General not Applied subjects), and a B in another General subject as listed at the end of Year 11 (or other relevant General subject):
    • Accounting
    • BCT
    • Business Management
    • Diploma of Business
    • Economics
    • Hospitality
  • Nominated and supported by a teacher or career advisor and parents
  • Available to attend Day One and Day Two of the program
  • An interest in future study at Bond University

*A waitlist will be created for schools that have more than eight eligible students.

Once you have successfully completed the two day program, you can apply direct to study at Bond University at bond.edu.au/apply.

With the support of your school and parents, eligible students will receive an early offer to study.

  • Two 50% and two 25% scholarships will be awarded to the top four students who achieve the highest overall results in the Year 12 Extension Program. The recipients must also meet the academic entry requirements of their chosen degrees^ and will be subject to academic performance guidelines whilst studying at Bond University.
  • A $5,000 bursary will be given to schools where four students participate in the program. The school can award this to one student at their discretion.
  • An additional $5,000 bursary will be awarded to any student that receives a High Distinction in the program.

^Excludes the Bond Medical Program.

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