For the 12th consecutive year, Bond University was awarded more 5-star ratings in the student experience category than any other university in Australia, according to the 2018 Good Universities Guide. Additionally, more than 90 per cent of students rated their educational experience at Bond University as positive, well above the national average of 80 per cent, in the latest undergraduate Student Experience Survey, released by the Department of Education on its Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) website.
On the global stage, Bond University has been listed in the prestigious global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings of the Best Small Universities in the World.
2. Sport Performance
Sports teams in national and state-level competitions based at Bond include the Queensland Country team that plays in the National Rugby Championship, the Bond University Breakers rugby club that plays in the Queensland Premier Rugby competition, and the Bond University Bullsharks club that plays in the Queensland Football Association Division 1 (QFA Division 1) competition.
The Bond University Student Association (colloquially referred to as BUSA) assists with the University’s participation in intervarsity sport on a regional and national level. Bond University was named the overall champions at the 2011 Northern University Games (NUG) in July 2011. It was named Australian University Sport Per Capita Champions at the Australian University Games in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017.
At a glance
Bond University is Australia’s leading independent, not-for-profit university, located on the stunning Gold Coast, Queensland. Bond offers a personalised academic environment that prepares students for success in their future careers, goals and endeavours.
Bond students learn in world-class facilities from world-renowned academics in smaller class sizes that allow our academics to be mentors, not just teachers. In addition, students at Bond are prepared for the global workforce by gaining international experience during their degrees, inside and outside of the classroom.
Bond programs take a worldview on teaching, and students have international opportunities from clinical placements in the Solomon Islands to Model UN competitions in Japan. By undertaking three semesters per year instead of the traditional two, students complete their degrees earlier than their peers from other universities, both in Australia and worldwide. A degree from Bond is not only an investment in your future; it’s an investment in lifelong friendships, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and worldwide connections.
Let’s explore the campus!
The Bond University campus features a series of Faculty sandstone buildings centred around man-made Lake Orr. The campus was conceived and developed by master planner Daryl Jackson of Jackson Architecture with significant input from Queensland architect Robin Gibson. The signature arch building was designed by Japanese architect Arata Isozaki.
Students at Bond University have access to a number of academic, technological and recreational facilities.