Moving from India to Australia's Gold Coast
Bond University has earned a distinguished reputation in Australia, India and beyond 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, and has educated many graduates from India who have gone on to forge impressive careers.
Located on the beautiful Gold Coast, Bond University graduates may be eligible to apply for an extended three-year post-study work visa. The University offers a range of bachelor’s degrees and professional master’s programs which may meet the duration requirements for students who intend to apply for this visa.
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). Find out more about Bond University's accreditations in Construction, Architecture and Project Management.
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.
Experience of a lifetime
As a not-for-profit university, 100 per cent of tuition fees are re-invested in your educational experience. It’s why we’re able to provide world-class facilities – from Bond’s state-of-the-art gym through to the Fin Tech Hub, featuring 40 Bloomberg terminals. It’s how we can also provide a range of opportunities for students to prepare for their future career, like Bond’s free entrepreneurship program called Transformer, our 20-week work integrated learning semester that is part of our professional master’s programs, and Beyond Bond for undergraduate students.
Bond University provides high quality teaching and learning environments to ensure you are equipped with key skills that recruiters world wide are looking for!
Internships and work experience
Bond University prides itself on helping students gain work experience while studying. Bond has outstanding links with industry partners and a global alumni network active in over 80 countries. The Career Development Centre is your one-stop shop for all career support. Our employment services specialists can help you with every aspect of the internship or job search process - from identifying your career goals and developing your resume through to getting you ready for that all-important interview and connecting you with Blue Chip industry partners.
Indian student stories
Notable alumni from India
- Vijay Patil, Chancellor DY Patil University
- Shishir Baijal, CEO Knight Frank Real Estate
- Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Hotels
- Rahul Todi, Managing Director, Bengal Shrachi Housing Development
- Trishna Gurung, Director, Marketing Communications, World Wildlife Fund, New York
- Nidhi Dutt, Correspondent Al Jazeera, India
- Dinesh Manoharan, Construction Economist, Turner and Townsend, Brisbane
- Sartaj Gil, Partner Davis Polk & Wardwell Law Firm, New York
Bond offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, across the Faculty of Law, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Faculty of Society & Design and Bond Business School.
Students can apply for programs across a range of disciplines, including:
- Finance / Accounting
- Actuarial Science
- Business Data Analytics
- Film and Television
- Sport Management
- Biomedical Science
- Exercise and Sport Science
- Project Management
- Business / International Business
- Business Data Analytics
- International Relations
- Project Management
- City Planning
- Construction Practice
- Nutrition and Dietetics
Bond University Scholarships
Bond University offers high academic achievers from India with tuition remission scholarships awarded on the basis of academic excellence, and is a testament to Bond University’s commitment to quality and outstanding international students.
For more information and details on how to apply, please visit the Scholarships page.
Financing your studies
Indian 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 undergraduate and postgraduate students.
These loans are available to undergraduate and graduate students. Funds are provided by Credila, a division of HDFCBank of India (one of the four largest in India)
The loan is able to cover the full cost of attendance, with the tuition and fees component being paid directly to the University.
If you wish to apply for this loan, you can apply online.
The loan can be for a multiple year period. The University does not need to certify the loan; Credila verifies the costs via admission and enrolment documents provided by the student.
Connect with Bond in India
Your Bond experts: Geetanjali Sharma and Sushant Sareen
Bond University has two dedicated student advisors and Bond experts based full-time in India. Geetanjali and Sushant have guided hundreds of students through the application process and are available to provide advice on your study options.
Bond runs a range of informative events in India, allowing you to learn more about Bond’s programs and connect with staff, students and alumni.
We will update this page when upcoming events are confirmed.
Speak to an expert
Our Future Students team are available for virtual or phone one-on-one consultations. Complete the form below and we will be in touch.