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
Bond University has a distinguished reputation as Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university. Created in the scholarly traditions of the greatest private universities worldwide, Bond challenges students to be leaders and thinkers.
Welcoming a maximum of 5,000 students on campus, Bond offers a personalised academic environment that will provide you with an educational experience of the highest international standards.
Australia’s No. 1 university for student experience
In the 2020 Good Universities Guide, Bond University was awarded more 5-star ratings in the student experience category than any other university in Australia … for the fourteenth year in a row.
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The Good Universities Guide is a trusted independent consumer guide for students researching their undergraduate study options. It provides ratings, rankings, comment and information about all Australian higher education institutions.
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.
If you are visiting the Gold Coast, you can visit our campus for a personalised tour or a PostgraduateTest Drive. You can also take a 360 degree tour of our campus from anywhere in the world with the Bond Now app.
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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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Financing your studies
Your accelerated degree is one of the most important investments you will make in your lifetime. As with all investments, in choosing your university degree, you must consider the rate of return of both the short term career opportunities and your long term lifetime earnings. With an accelerated degree at Bond University, you are able to earn money faster by graduating sooner.
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.
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
The Endeavour Awards is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens of the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe and the Americas to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia.
South East Asian students are welcome to apply for Australian Government scholarships through Endeavour Awards, which brings leading researchers, executives and students to Australia to undertake short or long term study, research and professional development in a broad range of disciplines.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
Bond University is a non-denominational campus, however we have prayer rooms on campus and our pastoral care and chaplaincy service can link you to nearby worship centres for all different faiths.
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.
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.
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