Founded in 1989

Founded in 1989

Bond University

Founded in 1989

Founded in 1989

Bond University

Quick facts

  • 5,624

  • 1,999

    International students
  • 00017B

    CRICOS Code
  • 451

    World ranking
  • 25

    Country ranking

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.

In line with its mission and values, Bond University is committed to sustainability, from teaching and learning to research, campus operations, community engagement, and a sustainable approach to the management of finances and assets. 

Bond University is also the 14th university and the first private university in the Pacific region to be accepted as a signatory to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs). 

On May 15, 1989, Bond University welcomed its first cohort of 322 students at its brand new, state-of-the-art campus on Queensland’s Gold Coast. 

Modelled on the traditions of the world’s most elite educational institutions, the vision for Australia’s first private, not-for-profit university was to provide an exclusive educational experience of the highest international standards, under the tutelage of the country’s leading academics.  


  • Respect and concern for students and colleagues.
  • Truth, inquiry and the pursuit of advanced knowledge.
  • Excellence in everything we do and pride in achievements.
  • Effective collaboration and teamwork.
  • Accountability for performance, actions and learning.
  • Productive engagement between students and staff.

On-campus accommodation

Campus list based on university info

Gold Coast Campus

Residence fee Duration

$13,600 AUD

UP to $19,400

Off-campus accommodation

annual rent in Gold Coast
based on univly research


Shared house

$11,652 AUD


Shared house

$7,776 AUD


Entire house

$23,316 AUD


Lecture theatres, case study rooms and tutorial rooms are conveniently located in the University Centre building. 

Several student restaurants, cafes and bars circle the lake; and on-campus accommodation is within easy walking distance of all university faculties. 

The study facilities here are world-class, incorporating high-tech lecture theatres, the latest broadband and Wi-Fi computer connections, and libraries that are ranked among Australia’s best. 

Complementing these academic features, you’ll find a comprehensive selection of recreational and social outlets that encourage interaction between students outside the classroom.


  • Lecture theatres
  • Case study rooms
  • Seminar rooms
  • Teaching labs



  • Medical services
  • University safety and security
  • Food
  • Computing support

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