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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.

Bond University has four faculties that offer a wide range of courses in undergraduate, postgraduate and research.

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Bond University is located in Australia’s sixth largest city of Gold Coast in Queensland which is situated 1 hour by drive or train from Brisbane. With 60 km of white sand beaches, 300 days of sunshine, and evergreen national parks, the Gold Coast offers amazing scenic drives, water sports and night life for students to explore, along with theme parks such as Warner Bros Movie World, Dream World, Wet and Wild, Sea World and more.

Students can seek casual and part time work opportunities in hospitality and construction sectors which are thriving, as well as a host of other industries including IT, health, aged care, sports and telemarketing.

Australia’s No. 1 university for student experience

In the 2021 Good Universities Guide, Bond University was awarded more 5-star ratings in the student experience category than any other university in Australia … for the fifteenth year in a row.

Teaching Quality

Learner Engagement

Learning Resources

Student Support

Skills Development

Overall Quality of Education

Student Retention

Student Teacher Ratio



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.

Global top 20 universities, Times Higher Education (THE) rankings

Bond University was also listed in the prestigious global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings of the Best Small Universities in the World, thanks to our personalised teaching philosophy and outstanding student experience which translates to extraordinary student satisfaction ratings.

Bond Business School accreditations and memberships

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What makes Bond University different?

In addition to its reputation for academic excellence, sociable atmosphere and unique location, Bond University allows its students to graduate up to a year ahead of other Australian universities by studying three semesters each year.

Bond also prides itself on its small class sizes. With Australia's lowest student to teacher ratio, students thrive in smaller study groups and have unprecedented access to academics, technological resources and work experience opportunities.

Bond University places particular emphasis on core leadership skills, empowering students to become experts and pioneers within industry. Further leading the charge in educational innovation, Bond has introduced a new core undergraduate subject to help students broaden their employment skills beyond the classroom through a variety of work-integrated learning, global and community engagement 

University Experience Survey

Commissioned by the Australian Federal Government, the University Experience Survey (UES) is a national survey of 100,000 undergraduate students throughout all Australian universities. The research findings are used by universities and governments to measure and continuously improve the undergraduate experience across five key areas of student engagement and satisfaction. The latest UES produced the following aggregate results for business schools in Australia.

 National AverageGo8 AverageBond Business School
Skills Development78%77%96%
Learner Engagement58%59%93%
Teaching Quality78%77%96%
Student Support71%67%82%
Learning Resources85%83%


Australian Graduate Survey

Conducted annually by Graduate Careers Australia since 1972, the Australian Graduate Survey (AGS) is the national census of new graduates from Australian universities and other higher education organisations. The latest AGS produced the following aggregate results for business schools in Australia.

 National AverageGo8 AverageBond Business School
Teaching Quality74%74%79%
Generic Skills79%79%81%
Overall Satisfaction80%80%83%

With Australia's lowest student to teacher ratio^^, you will thrive in smaller study groups and have access to unparalleled academics and technological resources.

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Industry connections

At Bond University, students are given the opportunity to graduate with relevant experience and a broad-ranging perspective gained from structured internships, clinical placements, research, exchange scholarships and work experience programs. Each Faculty actively encourages and supports the integration of academic studies with the relevant industry based practical learning experience. Students are provided access to a range of valuable opportunities with professional industry partners whereby ‘hands on’ learning is maximised to facilitate students’ ability to apply theoretical concepts to practical situations. These experiences assist the students’ transition from university to work placement through relevant industry practice.

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Notable alumni from South Asia

  • Vijay Patil, Chancellor DY Patil University
  • Shishir Baijal, CEO Knight Frank Real Estate
  • Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Hotels
  • Rahul Todi, Managing Directory, 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

Student testimonials

Study and work in Australia

The Australian Government now offers post study work (PSW) visas to international students who complete 2 academic years of study (92 weeks) at degree level in Australia. Bond University's 92 week professional master's programs, and the two or three year bachelor's degrees meet the duration requirements for students who intend to apply for a sub class 485 visa (2 years post study work visa) after completion.

The following 92 week professional Master's degrees are available:

Combined degrees

The Master of Project Management can be combined with the following degrees. The combined degrees are usually of 2 years duration:

Popular programs

Financing your studies

Citizens of South 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.


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.

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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.

Indian 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.

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Bond University welcomes scholarship applications from prospective Indian students with outstanding academic achievements.

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit the Scholarships page or email [email protected].

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Agent Bond: Discover Bond University and the Gold Coast

Are you currently in high school or starting university for the first time? Embark on a mission to discover why Bond University is Australia's leading university for student experience

The mission, should you choose to accept it: 
  1. Complete the Agent Bond Mission.
  2. Discover Bond University and Australia's Gold Coast. 
  3. Participate in the quiz, test your knowledge, and enter the draw to win a merchandise pack*


*This draw is open to prospective students residing outside of Australia at the time of the draw. Read the full Prize Draw Terms and Conditions.

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

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 the students gain work experience while studying. Bond has outstanding links with blue chip industry partners and business network 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 identifyng 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.

Student Prospectus

Click below for programs offered at Bond University for International Students:

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