Bond's links to Canada
Bond University has strong ties to Canada. The University has trained standout Canadian graduates for more than 20 years, with alumni going on to forge impressive careers in North America and beyond. As Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university, Bond offers a personalised learning experience that prepares graduates for success.
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Accelerated, Three-Semester Per Year Timetable
Our three-semester academic calendar means graduates gain a competitive advantage by completing their degrees faster and entering the workforce sooner. A six-semester bachelor degree, equivalent to a 4 year degree in Canada or the USA, can be completed in just 2 years, saving 12 months to 2 years compared with other Australian universities or studying at home in Canada.
Australia's #1 University For Student Experience
We have been ranked number one in Australia for student experience for 16 consecutive years by the 2021 Good Universities Guide. Our commitment to delivering an outstanding and highly individualised student experience means students receive personal attention and mentorship during their studies.
Our focus on personalised learning, combined with our world-class teaching staff and work-integrated learning, has resulted in its graduates being ranked number one in Australia for employer satisfaction for the past three years.
We have extensive connections to employers in Canada and around the world, and networking opportunities are available to every student throughout their degree. As a Bondy, you join an active alumni network spanning 30,000 graduates across 120 countries, including chapters in Toronto and Vancouver.
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Catch up on our Live Broadcasts
Law Live Broadcast for Canadian Students
Hear directly from the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law, Kathy Atkins and Bond Law alumnus Stuart Floyd. This is a great opportunity to discover more about life at Bond University and studying law in Australia.
Allied Health Live Broadcast for Canadian and US Students
Watch this informative session for Canadian and US students to hear about our renowned Allied Health programs from our Heads of Program and academics.
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Canadian student stories and information
Returning to Canada
With around 50 per cent of Bond students hailing from more than 90 countries around the world, Bond degrees have earned an international reputation – especially in Canada. In fact, Bond students have even won prestigious Canadian mooting titles. Bond degrees are recognised internationally and for degrees requiring accreditation or registration, including in Law, Dietetics, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, a Bond degree is the first step to becoming accredited.
As Australia’s largest Law School for Canadian candidates, Bond’s Law programs include specialised Canadian subjects delivered by Canadian legal professionals, and there is a Canadian Law Students’ Association which facilitates further industry and networking opportunities.
Bond offers a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, across the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Faculty of Society & Design and Bond Business School.
Popular programs among Canadian students include:
Bond Business School
Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine
- Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Performance
- Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science
- Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice
- Master of Occupational Therapy
- Doctor of Physiotherapy
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Society & Design
Financing your studies
Canadian citizens can fund their studies in a number of ways, with some of the most popular financing options detailed below.
Bond also offers a number of part-fee scholarships for outstanding students.
In Canada, the federal and provincial governments jointly administer student financial assistance through the Canada Student Loans Program which includes Federal student loans (called Canada Student Loans) and Provincial student loans. Bond University is a recognised institution in the Canada Student Loans Program.
The Canada Student Loans Program provides interest-free loans whilst students are enrolled at least half time.
To apply for a Canada Student Loan, you must:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
- Be enrolled in at least 60% of a full-time study load in a degree, diploma or certificate program
- Apply online via one of the websites below and provide any requested documents.
- If your application is successful you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility. Depending on the province with which you apply, you may also receive a Program Information Form and\or a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) Form, which you can email to [email protected] for processing.
Funds will be paid to you by cheque or EFT once your COE has been processed.
Provincial Funding Integration
Enquiries about Provincial Funding Integration should be directed at [email protected].
Integrated Loan (combined federal/provincial)
Please note that students from British Columbia can submit their Appendix 3 application form online.
Students from Ontario will need to submit a scanned OSAP Program Information form via email to the Bond Financial Aid office at [email protected].
Non Integrated Loan (separate provincial loan)
Please provide the Financial Aid office with your loan approval letter and Confirmation of Registration Worksheet.
Provincial and Territorial Loans Only
Federal Loan Only
Major Canadian banks offer limited student credit lines. This option normally only covers a portion of the cost associated with attending university abroad.
Some of Canada’s major banks have designed a line of credit tailored to students.
These lines of credit are negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
The TL11A (Tuition, Education and Textbook Amounts Certificate – University Outside Canada) form that is required to be submitted if you are claiming educational expenses from your Canadian taxes is emailed to students’ Bond email address in week 14 of each semester in which they are enrolled.
If you have any queries regarding these forms, please email [email protected].
Speak to an expert
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