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Bond Stars in Good Universities Guide

Bond University has cemented its place as a leading Australian university, starring in the 2007 Good Universities Guide Rankings.

The independent consumer guide released today provides ratings, rankings, comment and information about all Australian higher education institutions and helps thousands of students to make one of the most important decisions of their lives.

Bond received the maximum five-star rating in nine categories, including the all-important criterion of graduate satisfaction, teaching quality, graduate starting salaries and staff-to-student ratio.

The university’s strong performance also saw it receive a five-star overall graduate rating, placing it among the top 20% of all Australian universities.

Top ranking honours for electronic support, graduate outcomes and full-time employment prospects rounded out Bond’s five-star performance.

Bond University Chancellor Mr Trevor C Rowe, AM said, “The fact we have been recognised as a top performer across so many key indicators of a university’s standing demonstrates our consistent excellence in quality.”

“Our five-star assessment is testament to our unique personalised approach to education, our first-class academic staff and the outstanding success of our graduates.

“Bond has performed consistently well in these, and other, independent rankings for several years now, proving there is definitely a place in Australia for Bond – a growing place of innovation and difference which brings a new dimension to tertiary education in this country,” he said.

In summary, in the 2007 Good Universities Guide, Bond ranks:

5 Stars - Graduate Satisfaction
5 Stars - Graduate Starting Salaries
5 Stars - Teaching Quality
5 Stars - Staff to Student Ratios
5 Stars - Overall Graduate Ratings
5 Stars - Getting a Job
5 Stars - Positive Graduate Outcomes
5 Stars - Generic Skills 
5 Stars - Electronic Support

4 Stars - Staff Qualifications
4 Stars - Cultural Diversity
4 Stars - Entry Flexibility
4 Stars - Academic Services
4 Stars - Life Support

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