Bond University
On July 3, 1986, Alan Bond, a prominent businessman, revealed his plan to establish Australia's first private and entirely independent university at Burleigh Forest. The Queensland government adopted the Bond University Act on April 23, 1987, establishing Bond University as an independent tertiary institution. It is also the first private university in the Pacific region to be accredited as a UNSDG certifier. Bond University offers about 60 UG, 70 PG, and 30 PG certificate programmes.

Cost of attendance

Bond University has three complete semesters per year, beginning in January, May, and September. Top programmes' average total tuition expense ranges from 45,680 AUD to 126,240 AUD. Bond University provides scholarships and bursaries for up to 50% tuition fee waiver to international students who demonstrate exceptional academic performance, strong leadership abilities, and community involvement.


Air-conditioned single or shared rooms are available in on-campus housing. Academic and personal assistance is provided to residents by a team of Senior Resident Fellows, Resident Student Fellows, and Tutor Fellows. A dining plan is required for students who live on campus. These plans can be used to buy meals at Lakeside Bar and Restaurant and the University Club on campus. Student Housing costs roughly $2475 per semester, while the Meal Plan is around $2000 per semester. The weekly rent for off-campus living ranges between 150 and 200 AUD.

Acceptance rate

It has around 4,225 students, 1,984 of them are international students from more than 90 countries seeking higher education in Australia. Bond University welcomes approximately 30-40% of international students from diverse countries each year. The acceptance rate of the university are 90%.


Bond University's campus features five arch-style faculty buildings created by a well-known Japanese architect. The main campus building overlooks Lake Orr, a man-made lake. For walkways and interior highways, approximately 10,000 square metres of quarry tiles and paving stones are employed. The University bell tower, located on the northern corner of the Business Faculty building, contains nine brass bells with somewhat varying shapes that may play minor key tunes. These are the first bells of their kind to be installed in Australia. The lake gives stunning reflections both during the day and at night, and an amphitheatre is adjacent for various activities, as well as a series of steps at the bank that provide seats for students to socialise.


Bond University is recognised as an accredited Australian university by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). 

Jobs and Placement

Bond University's Employment Services Specialists work with students from the initial weeks of their enrollment to assist them create professional objectives and provide guidance on the job change process. They provide a variety of workshops, seminars, and networking events, as well as assist with students individually to help them explore job options, write applications, resumes, and prepare for interviews. They also conduct Bond's annual Job and Internship Fair and welcome over 50 firms to events throughout the year, offering a variety of job possibilities in Australia. On average, a student can earn up to 90,800 AUD per year in Australia, with salaries ranging from 23,000 AUD to 405,000 AUD per year.

QS Ranking

#451 by QS World University Rankings 2022

The Ranking

501–600 in World University Rankings 2021 by THE

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