Bond University

    Bond University
    World Rank: 251–300thth by Times Higher Education
    Established on: 1987

    Bond University, located in Robina, Queensland, is Australia's first private non-profit university. Bond University has generally been a teaching-focused higher education school with a three-semester-per-year calendar since its inception on May 15, 1989.

    Bond University is a private, non-profit university where all fees are reinvested in the student experience. Bond University is Australia's top-rated private institution, providing an unparalleled educational experience. Your tuition funds world-class facilities, cutting-edge resources, and smaller classrooms that provide you with personalized attention and assistance.

    Bond University, with a globally diversified and close-knit community of around 4,500 students, has Australia's lowest student-to-staff ratio, allowing for small class sizes that foster fruitful interaction and personalized mentorship. 

    Bond University distinguishes itself from other Australian universities by its individualized approach to education and unwavering focus on industrial relevance. Bond's three semesters per year timetable allows for accelerated study programs, allowing students to earn a six-semester bachelor's degree in two years rather than three, or a master's degree in 12 months.

    At Bond, you may pick from a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees offered by:

    • Bond University's Business School

    BBS, being one of the world's most active private business schools, places a strong emphasis on entrepreneurship and change. Actuarial Science, Big Data, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, International Business, Tourism Management, and more majors are available.

    • Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

    Allied Health - Biomedical Science - Exercise & Sports Science - Medicine is available. The Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare conducts internationally known research.

    • The Faculty of Law

    Bond Law is one of the best law schools in Australia. The Faculty is headquartered in the multi-million dollar Legal Skills Centre, which is cutting-edge, featuring e-courtrooms and paperless moot courts fashioned after the Supreme Court of Australia.

    • Faculty of Society and Design 

    The faculty offers degrees ranging from generalist arts and communication through cinema and television, digital and social media, international relations, and psychology.

    Bond University's campus has state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, as well as infrastructure. There are various alternatives for on-campus housing and dining, as well as additional options within walking distance of the institution. Over 70 athletic, recreation, and special interest clubs operate on campus, fostering a close-knit community spirit and enriching the student experience.

    University Rankings

    Bond University is one of the best private institutions on Australia's Gold Coast. In the QS World University Rankings 2023:

    • rated 481
    • Rated under top 50 in universities younger than 50 years.

    University Highlights

    University Type

    Private, not-for-profit university

    Established Year


    Number of Courses

    56 undergraduate, 61 postgraduate & 6 MBA courses

    Main Intakes

    Jan, May& Sep

    Course Fees 

    $10000 - $25000 per semester

    Main Intakes

    The main intakes are in January, May, and September.


    Bond University provides a range of part-time scholarships and grants to deserving international students pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate, and research degrees.

    • International Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship

    Value: 50 percent tuition remission 

    • International Stand Out Scholarship

    Value: 25 percent tuition remission

    • International Leadership Scholarship

    Value: Recipients of the International Leadership Scholarship receive an AUD $10,000 tuition remission, paid in two equal AUD or $5,000 installments in recipient’s first two semesters of study

    Application Process

    Applicants can apply for admission to the college in two ways: online through the college website or through an education agent.

    Documents required for Admission

    1. Academic Documents
    • SLC Mark sheet
    • School Leaving Certificate
    • SLC Character Certificate
    • Transcript of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheet of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of 12th-grade

             For Masters, include the following:

    • Transcript of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Individual Mark sheets of Bachelor's Degree of 12th-grade
    • Character Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    • Provisional Certificate of Bachelor Degree in 12th-grade
    • Migration Certificate of Bachelor Degree of 12th-grade
    1. IELTS/TOEFL/PTE scores
    2. Passport
    3. Work Experience (if any)
    4. Statement of Purpose (SOP)
    5. Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    6. College Recommendation (if a current student)

    Language Requirements





    Law, Psychology, Sports Science, Nutrition, Therapy




    All other undergraduate and postgraduate









    Does Bond University provide accommodation?

    On campus, university-owned student accommodation is within a few minutes' walk from lecture halls, libraries, recreational facilities, and public transportation. Options include private rooms with shared bathrooms, private rooms with private bathrooms, and twin share rooms with private bathrooms. Prices range from $AUD 2,550.00 per person per semester to AUD $4,125.00 per person per semester ($AUD 170 - $AUD 275 per week for a 15-week semester).

    What are the fees to study at the university?

    The fees depend upon the courses you apply for. They range from A$10000 to A$25000 per semester.

    Where is the university located?

    The university is located in Robina, Queensland. 

    Can I work as a student in Australia?

    Yes, you are allowed to work for 40 hours per fortnight during course sessions and unlimited when out of the course session. This is to make sure that you are focused on your studies.

    Does Bond University provide scholarships to international students?

    Yes, multiple scholarships are provided as mentioned in the scholarship section of the article.



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