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Why study at Bond

A deliberately different approach to education

Bond University is not like other universities. At Bond, your academics don’t just know your name – they know your ambitions, and actively mentor your progress. Powered by a personalised learning experience, at Bond students are always put first, and every opportunity to enrich your education and career is right at your fingertips.  

Discover why we offer a deliberately different student experience for those who want to stand out. 

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Be part of Australia’s favourite university

Bond is consistently recognised for the quality of its educational experience, rating number one in Australia across an array of prestigious rankings. From learner engagement and student to teacher ratio, to our standout student experience, discover how we stack up.

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Access an abundance of opportunities

Bond’s small size and personalised approach means that students have unmatched access to opportunities and support during their studies. Here, internships, competitions, overseas exchange and work experience opportunities are not just reserved for the lucky few – they are readily available to all Bond students who want to pursue them.  

A personal approach to education

Our students are at the heart of everything we do. Throughout your degree, you’ll have personal support every step of the way, from your lecturers and tutors through to support services like the Career Development Centre. This support will allow you to tailor your time at Bond to your unique needs, goals and plans.

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Take the fast track

Our accelerated, three-semester-per-year timetable means you will finish your degree sooner and be earning an income up to a year ahead of graduates from other universities, giving you a head start on career progression and promotions. 

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Join a global network

As a Bondy, you will learn alongside a diverse cohort of students from more than 90 countries, broadening your perspective and establishing a global network. Beyond graduation, you will join thousands of other alumni living and working in more than 130 countries around the globe.  

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Prepare to stand out in your career

Bond is home to Australia’s most employable graduates. So, what sets Bondies apart? Learn about how Bond will prepare you for career success from your very first day at university.  

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Experience the Bond difference for yourself  

Try Bond on for size! Whether you join us on campus for a test drive or event, speak to a current student, or explore Bond virtually, there are plenty of ways to get to the heart of our student experience.  

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  • See Bond up close, from wherever you are in the world. Join us on campus for a guided in-person tour of Bond’s campus, or book a virtual one and get to know us from the comfort of your home.  

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  • What better way to discover Bond than by joining us on campus for a semester? If you are still in high school on the Gold Coast or in Brisbane, you can get a headstart on your university studies in your final years! Our Student for a Semester program is for high achieving Year 11 and 12 students who want to get ahead.  And if you're an international student, you can choose to spend four months living and learning overseas on the Gold Coast through a study abroad or exchange semester. 

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  • If you are a Gold Coast or Brisbane-based student in Year 11 or 12, experience a day in the life as a university student by joining one of our Experience Days.  

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  • With a postgraduate Test Drive, you are in the driver’s seat. Take the wheel and uncover an access-all-areas experience that will show you what study and life at Bond is really like.  

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With a postgraduate Test Drive, you are in the driver’s seat. Take the wheel and uncover an access-all-areas experience that will show you what study and life at Bond is really like.  

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