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High school student experiences

Experience university, in high school

Transitioning from high school to university may seem daunting, but with Bond University’s hands-on, real-life experiences designed for high school students, you can get a feel for what university is really like before you have even applied. 

Enrich your high school experience, have the opportunity to gain credits for your future studies, and discover life at Bond with one of these unique opportunities, designed especially for students in Years 10, 11, and 12.

Become a Bondy for a semester

Student for a semester

What better way to experience university than by living it for a semester? Attend classes, complete real assessments, connect with your peers and meet industry-leading academics. The Student for a Semester program will not only allow you to experience university life firsthand, but you will have the chance to gain a potential credit towards your future degree at Bond.

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Learn for credit

The for-credit courses offer students the chance to gain credit towards a university subject. Choose a course that interests you and have the opportunity to develop knowledge on a topic, complete real assessment, and explore the University campus. Experience university life first-hand, have the chance to gain credit towards a university subject, and finish one step ahead of your peers. 

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Experience Bond for a day

Not ready to spend a whole semester with us? There are plenty of ways that you can get to know Bond University by spending a day with us. Walk through the sandstone arch, browse the library shelves, check out the sporting facilities, and imagine your life here as a Bondy. 

Experience Days

Get to know what it's really like to study at Bond at one of our Experience Days. Designed for students in Years 11 and 12, Experience Days are a unique experience to go behind the scenes of your future degree, and see whether it's the right fit.

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Campus tours

Imagine your future at Bond University by taking a tour of our beautiful campus. Accompanied by an expert guide, you'll explore our facilities, including our libraries, Sports Centre, on-campus dining options, classrooms, and of course, the iconic Arch.

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Open Days

Our Open Days are the perfect opportunity to get to know us better. Visit our beautiful campus in person or virtually, and learn all about the study areas, facilities, and resources that have contributed to our award-winning student experience.

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Ideas Camp

Ignite your entrepreneurial flame at Ideas Camp, an immersive day-long business workshop hosted by the Bond Business School. Throughout the event, you'll hear from successful young entrepreneurs and Bondies about how they broke into the world of business.

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Put your skills to the test

These annual events are run by Bond University and are for high school students who want to put their skills to the test, gain knowledge of a future study area, and experience university life in a fun and unique way. 

National High School Mooting competition

Step into the shoes of a professional lawyer at the National High School Mooting Competition hosted by Bond University Faculty of Law. Compete against other students in front of real judges, barristers, and lawyers. This is an unmatched opportunity for high school students in Years 11 and 12 who want to build valuable legal skills. 

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Bond University Film & Television Awards (BUFTA)

Have you ever dreamt of attending the Oscars? While we can’t guarantee you that, we can offer you Bond University’s very own version of the filmmaking competition. Open to Year 11 and 12 students, The Bond University Film & Television Awards (BUFTA) gives you a chance to show off your creative skills in writing, directing, editing, and producing a short film. With a grand prize of a full scholarship to study the Bachelor of Film and Television at Bond, this is one event that budding filmmakers don’t want to miss!

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Bond University High School Model United Nations (BUHMUN) conference

The Bond University High School Model United Nations (BUHMUN) conference is a two-day experience that challenges high school students to take on the role of a modern diplomat and represent a country’s position in simulated international debates. A hands-on and exciting opportunity for students to learn about international relations and find out more about Bond University. 

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Year 12 Extension Program

The Bond Business School Year 12 Extension Program is a two-day workshop designed to help prepare high school students for a degree in the business, commerce and entrepreneurship study area. A fun and enriching opportunity for students to problem solve, work collaboratively, face real-world situations, and refine their business and math skills. 

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