Celebrating and fostering diversity at Bond
A rich variety of voices and ideas is what makes Bond such a dynamic place to learn and teach. That is why diversity is at the core of what we do, and is upheld by our unwavering commitment to creating a safe and inclusive environment.
Cultural diversity at Bond
We proudly celebrate our multicultural community, which is made up of students and staff from over 90 countries. This commitment to cultural diversity is espoused by a number of initiatives, including student-run cultural clubs, University events, and our exchange and study abroad programs.
Bond is also dedicated to ensuring our graduates are equipped with the knowledge, skills and cultural awareness necessary to be successful on the international stage, interacting with people from the full spectrum of circumstances. As a result, developing a global mindset is a fundamental aspect of our curriculum. One of our three graduate attributes, which are embedded into all undergraduate degrees, is global citizenship, with an emphasis on inclusiveness and cultural capability.
Central to our University’s philosophy is the equal treatment of all students and staff, including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, or questioning (LGBTIQ). We extend the same level of consideration, empathy and duty of care to all Bondies, and actively encourage our students to develop a deeper understanding of what it means to be inclusive and celebrate diversity.
Upholding our support of the LGBTIQ community at our University are a number of partnerships and on-campus initiatives. We are a member of ACON’s Pride in Diversity group, which provides support with the implementation of strategies and services that specifically cater to those of diverse sexualities and genders. The Bond University Ally Network and the Bond Pride Alliance are student- and staff-run groups that create a safe space for LGBTIQ members of our community, providing support, guidance and assistance on a number of related issues.