Bond University is Australia's first private not-for-profit university and is located on the Gold Coast, Queensland. Since its founding in 1989, Bond University has primarily been a teaching-focused higher education institution featuring a three-semester-per-year timetable.
The University has four faculties to support both research and teaching activities:
#1 in Australia for student experience, achieving 5-star ratings in every student experience category, 2022 Good Universities Guide
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
Bond University has been listed in the prestigious global top 20 universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Rankings for the Best Small Universities in the World
#14 in Australia and #251-300 in the World for Law, QS World University Rankings 2021
Situated on the Gold Coast Bond University has excellent campus facilities.
Bond University boasts state of the art teaching facilities that create an invigorating learning environment. All lecture theatres, case study rooms, seminar rooms and teaching labs are equipped with the very latest computing and audio visual aids.
The Amphitheatre offers a seating capacity of more than 400 and facilities including change rooms, ancillary lighting and state of the art audio and video equipment. Since its opening, the amphitheatre has become a cultural and artistic venue for all Bond students, staff, alumni, family members, friends and the broader Gold Coast community.
The Balnaves Foundation Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC) is a technology-rich and architecturally exciting learning environment. It provides all students at Bond access to collaborative-friendly study spaces and the latest audio visual and computer technology in a spectacular location.
Bond's computer labs are located on the ground floor of the Arch Building, under the Main Library. The general computer labs are open 24 hours per day and the computers in them are available to students when the labs are not being used for teaching purposes. Printing facilities are available in the Learning Lounge.
Library Services provides a comprehensive range of customer focused and innovative services, resources, and facilities through the John and Alison Kearney Library, and the John and Alison Kearney Law Library. These facilities feature computers, quiet study areas and group study rooms.
Lecture theatres are located in the University Centre. These are used for regular subject lecture sessions along with guest lecturers and presentations. All lecture theatres are equipped with overhead projectors, a touch screen computer and DVD players.
Located in the University Centre, Case Study rooms are used for smaller groups comprising of 30 - 50 students. These are an integral part of studying at Bond, especially for management subjects. They provide a compact atmosphere which is conducive for discussions amongst groups of students. These rooms are equipped with a console to display aids or tools required for lectures.
Bond University Sports Centre is open seven days a week and membership is included in your Student Services and Amenities Fee. In addition to the weights and boxing circuit rooms, they offer a weekly timetable of aerobics, TRX, pilates and yoga classes or you can soothe away the study stress with a spa, sauna and swim in the 25m and 50m pool.
With cafes, a full service restaurant and a bar, there are plenty of places to catch up for a coffee, meal or drink after class.
Bond welcomes students from near and far, so for those travelling from interstate or abroad, the University becomes a second home, not to mention the big Bond family you'll gain. Complete your student life experience by living on campus - you’ll have the time of your life!