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Bond University

Robina, Queensland, Australia
  • 501 THE World University Rankings 2018
  • 101 THE Young University Rankings 2017
  • 5 QS Stars University Ratings
  • 431 QS World University Rankings 2018
Campus setting Urban
Living cost US$ 1,184 per month
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
International students 39%
Institution type Private

About Bond University

As Australia’s first private non-profit university, Bond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

Located in the south of Brisbane on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Bond University is Australia’s first private non-profit university and has been recognized one of the most leading and independent university for many years worldwide. They aim at instilling their students with the motivation to innovate, commitment to influence and inspire them with a personalized and transformational student experience.

Bond University is a unique institution that is home to a small and close-knit community of around 5,000 students. They encourage having diverse individuals within their community and has opened its doors to students of 80 different nationalities to become part of their family.

With a class size of just 10:1 student-to-staff ratio, it is by far one of the smallest class sizes anywhere in the country. Students will be able to flourish and develop individually in these smaller groups and have almost unlimited access to academic and technological resources that the University can offer. Moreover, even with the relatively small number of staff, they are well experienced in their respective fields with high-level qualifications that also match with their industry practice, global experience and knowledge.

Bond University offers a wide range of qualifications and courses for students to consider including diplomas, bachelors, and master’s degrees in the following study areas:

  • Architecture and built environment
  • Actuarial science
  • Business and commerce
  • Communications and creative media
  • Health Sciences
  • Humanities and global studies
  • Law
  • Social sciences
  • Sport and exercise science

Campus information

Bond University provides world-class facilities to arrange for the best student learning experience possible, including:

  • Teaching Facilities
  • Legal Skills Centre
  • Anatomy and Histology Lab
  • Clinical Skills Rooms
  • General Science Lab
  • Study Facilities
  • Balnaves Foundation Multimedia Learning Centre
  • Library
  • Computer Facilities
  • Sports Centre  
  • Commercial Centre
  • Medical Services
  • Psychology Clinic 
  • Cafes & Restaurants

From the Gold Coast Airport, it only takes a 20 minutes drive to the university. Bond University is also about an hour from Brisbane Domestic and International Airports. Transportation arrangements can be made in advance from the airport to your accommodation.

Students can also get around via regular bus services that operate from the campus to areas such as shopping malls, residential and tourist districts on the Gold Coast. Robina train station that is located near to the University campus provides students with rail services to Brisbane.


Bond University provides many student accommodation options ranging from on-campus accommodation to off-campus accommodation and homestay, and all within student budget for the semester.

On-Campus Accommodation
Student Housing - Single room with shared bathroom facilities. Dining options are also provided.

Student Housing Flats - 2 & 3 Bedrooms with private shared ensuite bathroom facilities. Dining options are also provided.

Single Room Ensuite - Private room, private ensuite bathroom facilities. Dining options are also provided.

Standard Share - Share room and ensuite bathroom facilities. Dining options are also provided.

Deluxe Share - Share room, common room and ensuite bathroom facilities. Dining options are also provided.

Premium Share - Own bedroom, share common room and ensuite bathroom facilities. Dining options are also provided.

Off-Campus Accommodation
There are many options for student accommodation outside of Bond University campus. Future students can consider houses or apartments on a single or shared basis.


To delve directly into the Australian culture, students are encouraged to spend at least 4 weeks with a homestay host family. 

Homestay host family will:

  • Welcome student into their home.
  • Provide accommodation in a single room with basic study facilities.
  • Prepare 2 meals a day weekdays and 3 meals a day on weekends.

Courses available 10

Applied and Pure Sciences 2 Health and Medicine 1 Humanities & Social Sciences 3 Law 2 Mass Communication & Media 3


Reviews 2

Diana Westwick 5/5
The best university in terms of learning and experience! Read more
Arvin Abbassian 5/5
Incredible campus with the countries best facilities. Quality education. Read more

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