Information for students from South East Asian countries including Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Laos, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
Students from Malaysia, please visit this page.
Study in Australia
At Bond University, our personal approach to learning sets us apart. You won’t be just a number; studying in small classes, your professors and tutors will know you by name.
You’ll have unparalleled access to the latest technologies and facilities, leading to better results and employment outcomes.
With our accelerated degrees, you’ll graduate faster and more prepared for the workforce.
As a Bond student, you’ll always stand out from the crowd, now and after you graduate.
Australia's #1 university for student experience
Bond University has been ranked number one in Australia for student experience for 15 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 for the duration of their studies.
Stand out graduates
Bond’s focus on personalised learning, combined with our world-class teaching staff, work-integrated learning and career development support has resulted in our graduates being ranked number one in Australia for employer satisfaction for the past two years.
Preparing students for life after Bond
Our Beyond Bond program ensures that undergraduate students develop key employability and interpersonal skills through internships, volunteering, professional activities and global experiences. Our ‘Professional’ master’s programs offer postgraduate students a 20-week work integrated learning semester to provide valuable Australian work experience in their final semester.
Strong industry connections
A cornerstone of a Bond degree is the industry experience. In every degree, students are given the opportunity to graduate with relevant experience from structured internships, clinical placements, research, exchange scholarships and work experience programs. Students have access to valuable opportunities with professional industry partners to maximise ‘hands on’ learning and development.
As Australia’s number one university for student experience, Bond has achieved more five-star ratings for student experience than any other university in Australia, according to the 2021 Good Universities Guide. The Guide is a trusted independent consumer guide for students researching their undergraduate study options.
Bond has also achieved a number of five-star ratings in the QS Star Ratings, a global rating system that provides students with a detailed overview of a university’s excellence.
2021 Good Universities Guide
- Overall Quality of Education
- Teaching Quality
- Learner Engagement
- Learning Resources
- Student Support
- Skills Development
- Student Retention
- Student Teacher Ratio
2020 - 2022 QS star ratings
- Academic Development
Bond University programs are accredited by a number of international organisations. The Bond Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the European Foundation for Management Development’s European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). Our undergraduate, fourth year and postgraduate programs of study in psychology are accredited by APAC and approved by the Psychology Board of Australia as a pathway of suitable training for registration as a psychologist in Australia. Find out more about Bond University's accreditations in Construction, Architecture and Project Management as well as Psychology, Health Sciences and Medicine.
Bond University sits on a 50-acre campus in Robina on the Gold Coast of Australia.
Bond University is just 10 minutes from the beach and less than an hour from Brisbane, the capital of Queensland.
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Study and work in Australia
The Australian Government offers post study work (PSW) visas to international students who study at degree level in Australia. Students who have completed Bond University’s 92 week professional master’s programs, or the two or three year bachelor’s programs may be eligible to apply for a post study work (PSW) visa.
Your Australian Student visa allows you to work up to 40 hours per fortnight which can allow for part-time or casual employment during your studies.
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By undertaking three semesters per year instead of the usual two, graduates can accelerate their study and finish a six semester Bachelor's degree (such as a Bachelor of Business) in only two years after completing high school.
For Undergraduate studies most students from South East Asia would have completed high school in an international school (such as IB or Cambridge A-Levels) or their local high school curriculum. Some other students may be eligible to pathway into a Bachelor degree via Diplomas or Foundation programs offered at Bond University College. In most cases Diplomas gain full credit towards the degree, allowing students to complete 2 qualifications (a Diploma and a Bachelor) in only 2 years.
Masters degrees are structured in 3 semesters per year with the length of studies ranging from 8 months to 2 years, depending on the program. A typical 4 semester Master degree would be completed in 1 year and 4 months. A Professional stream is available in many Master degrees, allowing students to add a 5th semester with professional work experience. The length of study of Masters in the professional stream is 92 weeks, which makes graduates eligible to apply to the Post Study Work Visa.
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Citizens of South East Asia can fund their Bond University degree in a variety of ways. Bond University makes it easy to study in Australia by offering international students part-fee scholarships and bursaries at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Popular scholarships for students from South East Asia are below. Other scholarships become available regularly and can be found on the scholarships web page.
Bond University welcomes scholarship applications from prospective students from South East Asia with outstanding academic and leadership achievements.
Popular scholarships for Malaysian students include:
- International Stand Out Scholarship
- International Leadership Scholarship
- International Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship
The Australia Awards are a whole-of-government initiative bringing together scholarships and fellowships administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade the Department of Education and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), The objective of the aid program is to contribute to the long term development of Australia's partner countries..Read more
Experience of a lifetime
Bond University offers international students a world-class campus with access to world renowned academics, state of the art facilities and technology on Australia's Gold Coast - one of the best places in the world to live and study.
With pristine golden beaches on one side and World Heritage rainforests on the other, when you study on the Gold Coast, you will discover a world of opportunities and places.
Bond University provides high quality teaching and learning environments to ensure you are equipped with key skills that recruiters world wide are looking for!
Studying in Australia at Bond University offers an unique educational experience set against a dynamic international student community which means you will be fostering personal and business contacts across the globe.
If you are visiting the Gold Coast you can visit our campus for a personalised tour or Postgraduate Test Drive. Or you can take a 360 degree tour of our campus from anywhere in the world with the Bond Now app.
Student life at Bond
Living on campus adds a whole new dimension to your university experience as you socialise with fellow students. All on-campus accommodation is air conditioned, and there a number of room options depending on your preferences, including female only dorms.
Bond University has a range of restaurants and cafes conveniently located on campus serving a range of food items.
All food services cater for a range of dietary requirements including providing Halal meat. For those residing on-campus, our compulsory dining plans makes dining on campus easy and convenient with credit loaded onto a card that can be used at all Food @ Bond dining outlets.
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