On May 15, 1989, Bond University welcomed its first cohort of 322 students at its brand new, state-of-the-art campus on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Modelled on the traditions of the world’s most elite educational institutions, the vision for Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university was to provide an exclusive educational experience of the highest international standards, under the tutelage of the country’s leading academics.
Respect and concern for students and colleagues.
Truth, inquiry and the pursuit of advanced knowledge.
Excellence in everything we do and pride in achievements.
Effective collaboration and teamwork.
Accountability for performance, actions and learning.
Productive engagement between students and staff.
Bond University’s Strategic Plan for 2018-2022 sets out the goals and strategies that will secure our position as Australia’s leading independent university. Our Strategic Plan Steering Committee and Management Team has revisited and refreshed our overarching mission statement. They have delivered a plan that reaffirms the values that underpin our core business of providing our students with a uniquely personalised and transformational experience. Read more
Hon. Dr Annabelle Bennett, AC, SC, FAAChancellor
Prof. Tim BrailsfordVice Chancellor and President
Catherine Marks, MSc , FCIMVice President Engagement
Discover the Bond Heritage Trail
Officially opened in May 2018, the Bond Heritage Trail takes you on a journey around the perimeter of the Bond University campus. The Trail features 14 unique sandstone blocks exploring the history and stories of the development of the University.