Location : Australia ,Queensland
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Bond University offers a world-class personalised educational experience and is dedicated to developing the next generation of corporate and community leaders.
Bond is Australia’s first independent, not-for-profit university and for the eleventh year in a row was rated the country’s highest rating university for Educational Experience, by the 2017 Good Universities Guide.
Bond offers accelerated degrees through its three-semester-per-year schedule which allows students to complete a six-semester bachelor degree in two years, or a master’s in 12 months.
With just over 4,000 students on campus, Bond also has a five-star rating for student to staff ratio, enabling small class sizes that encourage productive engagement and individual mentoring.
Collaborative, discussion-based teaching encourages students from some 80 countries worldwide to share their experiences and learn from each other. Bond’s students have access to industry and opportunities for internships, scholarships, ground-breaking research, and graduate placements with a number of blue-chip organisations worldwide.
Students can choose to participate in an international exchange program, with the opportunity to study relevant subjects at some of the world’s leading universities throughout Asia, Europe and North America. Bond also welcomes students from its partner institutions who wish to study in Australia for a semester through the Study Abroad program.
The University offers over 300 internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degrees across its Faculties of Law, Society & Design, Health Sciences & Medicine and Bond Business School. Also on campus are Bond College – offering university pathway programs – and the Bond University English Language Institute.
All students have access to state-of-the-art facilities on Bond’s 50-hectare Gold Coast campus in south-east Queensland, including e-courtrooms modelled on the High Court of Australia, the technology-rich Multimedia Learning Centre, the Bond Institute of Health and Sport and the Macquarie Trading Room.
Bond’s Career Development Centre works with students to create an individual career pathway and employment outcomes are enhanced through the Beyond Bond program incorporated into every undergraduate degree which develops key employability skills.
This personalised approach to education, combined with its focus on industry relevance and the commitment to being part of a close-knit community, sets Bond apart from every other Australian university.
ENTRY INTO BOND
Bond University is proud of its Australian character and international perspective. International students receive a warm welcome into the culturally diverse Bond family. An international student is someone who is not an Australian or New Zealand citizen, nor a migrant holding a visa giving permanent resident status in Australia.
ACADEMIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Assessment is based on a number of factors, including your secondary school qualifications in another country or in Australia. Relevant work experience may be considered in the case of mature-age students
All applicants must provide formal documentary evidence of English language proficiency per the stated requirements below. If an applicant provides evidence that fits under more than one category, then the most recent evidence will be used for admission. This document is to be read in conjunction with the University academic entry requirements. These entry requirements are correct as of January 2017 and are subject to change. These are presented as a guide only and Bond University reserves the right to make the final decision regarding admission to the University.
Applicants to programs that require registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) may need to met additional requirements to be registered.
Bond University Student Housing caters for both domestic and international students. You may be far from home but you will never feel alone, surrounded by fellow students who are also getting used to life away from their families. We offer a range of Housing options on campus which includes a dining plan. This makes it easy to live and study on the Gold Coast. You have the choice of private or shared rooms, sharing all the fun of Student Housing life with your fellow roommates. We also have an exceptional network of Homestay families.
If you would prefer more independence, we have the off campus accommodation guide to help you with suggestions in finding the perfect rental property close to campus.
On campus accommodation
Bond offers a variety of accommodation options for living on campus. Accommodation is within easy walking distance of lecture rooms, Libraries, academic facilities, Sports Centre, and a variety of dining options. Accommodation is fully air-conditioned and serviced weekly with linen provided, shared laundry facilities with automatic machines and dryers are conveniently located near all rooms. Student housing is extremely popular and in high demand. A down payment on accommodation when booking is required to secure your booking and full payment of the semester must be paid prior to your arrival.
Our on-campus accommodation rates include a dining plan, which is compulsory for all students living on campus. This flexible scheme allows you to use your Dining Card in any of the Bond University food outlets at any time of the day that suits you. You can grab something light and easy when you are busy and something substantial when you have more time. You can even pick up essentials at the Bond Express convenience store. The only thing you can’t purchase with your dining credits is alcohol. Dining plans are valid for one semester only and can be topped up if necessary.
Off campus accommodation
A wide range of rental accommodation is available off-campus in residential areas surrounding Bond University. Options include houses or apartments on a single or shared basis. If you have any queries regarding the Residential Tenancies Act, your Tenancy Agreement or any other questions relating to your rights and obligations about renting in Queensland visit the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) website.
Homestay is a wonderful way for you to experience the Australian lifestyle and make new friends while studying at Bond.
Your Homestay Host Family will:
If you are an international student, we recommend you experience at least four weeks of Homestay living when you first arrive to help adjust to life on the Gold Coast and practice your English in an everyday environment.
Frequently asked questions
|Can I arrive prior to Orientation?
|No – check in date commences on Tuesday of Orientation Week
|What do I need to bring to student housing?
|Personal Bath towels, and toiletries or Washing Powder
|I am an overseas student, do I have to bring electrical plug converts?
|We do not supply electrical converter plugs to students, but these can be purchased from Electrical stores in the local area or from the campus book shop.
|What if I arrive outside of business hours?
You will be able to collect your key from Security, which is open 24/7 from check in date onwards.
What if I need to cancel my housing?
|The cancellation fee is equivalent to 4 weeks rent. Plus any accommodation and dining funds utilised.
Can I share with someone of the opposite sex?
|You may not book into a room with someone of the opposite sex.
Are guests allowed to stay overnight?
|No – this would be in breach of Terms and Conditions that you have agreed to.
When should I pay the accommodation and dining?
|The semesterly accommodation fee is to be paid at time of booking. The Dining Plan is to be paid prior to arrival and room keys being handed over.
Am I required to have a dining plan?
|It is compulsory to have a Dining Plan whilst living on campus. It is loaded onto your Student ID card and is balance decreasing.
Currently there are no scholarships available.