Bond University

Bond University  

                         
As Australia’s first private, not-for-profit University, Bond is ideally suited for study abroad students. Created in the tradition of the world’s leading academic institutions, Bond has a strong component of international students who hail from some 80 countries worldwide. It represents a remarkable opportunity for students from the United States of America who wish to study abroad at a high quality institution, within a beautiful, secure campus location.  


Overview

Bond offers:

#Three 14-week semesters per year that start in January, May, and September each year (compatible with the U.S. academic calendar)
# Personalized attention in small classes – Bond’s student-to-staff ratio of 10:1 is comparable to the leading ivy league colleges 
#On-campus security – 24 hours a day, seven days a week 
# Safe, secure accommodation on and off campus with your choice of hosted or independent living arrangements 
# Choice of more than 1,700 subjects in a diverse range of disciplines 
# A world-class campus with unparalleled academic, technological, and recreational facilities 
# Access to internationally renowned academics and high profile guest speakers from the corporate, political, and community sectors 
# Social activities, tour programs, and clubs to suit a variety of interests

Bond University has cemented its place as a leading Australian university, starring in the 2007 Good Universities Guide Rankings. The independent consumer guide released in August provides ratings, rankings, comment and information about all Australian higher education institutions and helps thousands of students to make one of the most important decisions of their lives.

Bond received the maximum five-star rating in nine categories, including the all-important criterion of graduate satisfaction, teaching quality, graduate starting salaries, and staff-to-student ratio. The university’s strong performance also saw it receive a five-star overall graduate rating, placing it among the top 20% of all Australian universities.

Top ranking honors for electronic support, graduate outcomes, and full-time employment prospects rounded out Bond’s five-star performance.

In summary, in the 2007 Good Universities Guide, Bond ranks:
5 Stars – Graduate Satisfaction
5 Stars – Graduate Starting Salaries
5 Stars – Teaching Quality
5 Stars – Staff to Student Ratios
5 Stars – Overall Graduate Ratings
5 Stars – Getting a Job
5 Stars – Positive Graduate Outcomes
5 Stars – Generic Skills 
5 Stars – Electronic Support
4 Stars – Staff Qualifications
4 Stars – Cultural Diversity
4 Stars – Entry Flexibility
4 Stars – Academic Services
4 Stars – Life Support

Date And Schedule

September 2008 (1 Term) – Fall 

Application Deadline: June 15, 2008
Anticipated Departure August 24, 2008
Start Date August 26, 2008
End Date December 13, 2008

September 2008 (2 Term) – Fall 

Application Deadline: June 15, 2008
Anticipated Departure August 24, 2008
Start Date August 26, 2008
End Date April 19, 2009


January 2009 (2 Term) – Spring 

Application Deadline: October 15, 2008
Anticipated Departure January 3, 2009
Start Date January 5, 2009
End Date August 16, 2009


January 2009 (1 Term) – Spring 

Application Deadline: October 30, 2008
Anticipated Departure January 3, 2009
Start Date January 5, 2009
End Date April 19, 2009


May 2009 (1 Term) – Summer 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2009
Anticipated Departure April 30, 2009
Start Date May 7, 2009
End Date August 16, 2008


May 2009 (2 Term) – Summer 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2009
Anticipated Departure April 30, 2009
Start Date May 9, 2009
End Date December 16, 2009


September 2009 (1 Term) – Fall 

Application Deadline: June 15, 2009
Anticipated Departure August 30, 2009
Start Date September 5, 2009
End Date December 16, 2009


September 2009 (2 Term) – Fall 

Application Deadline: August 29, 2009
Anticipated Departure 
Start Date September 5, 2009
End Date April 19, 2009


January 2010 (1 Term) – Spring 

Application Deadline: October 30, 2009
Anticipated Departure January 1, 2010
Start Date January 9, 2010
End Date April 19, 2010


January 2010 (2 Term) – Spring 

Application Deadline: October 30, 2009
Anticipated Departure January 1, 2010
Start Date January 9, 2010
End Date August 18, 2010


May 2010 (2 Term) – Summer 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010
Anticipated Departure April 30, 2010
Start Date May 9, 2010
End Date December 16, 2010


May 2010 (1 Term) – Summer 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2010
Anticipated Departure April 30, 2010
Start Date May 7, 2010
End Date August 16, 2010


September 2010 (1 Term) – Fall 

Application Deadline: June 15, 2010
Anticipated Departure August 30, 2010
Start Date September 5, 2010
End Date December 16, 2010


September 2010 (2 Term) – Fall 

Application Deadline: June 15, 2010
Anticipated Departure August 29, 2010
Start Date September 5, 2010
End Date April 19, 2011


List of all subject areas


Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Anthropology (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Australian Studies (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Creative Writing (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – English, English Literature (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Film/Television Studies (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – French Language (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Gender Studies (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – International Diplomacy (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – International Studies/Relations (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Japanese Language (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Philosophy (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Spanish Language (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Languages, Other Specialization (Study Abroad)
Arts, Humanities, Languages, and Social Sciences – Literary/Writing Studies (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Accounting (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Business and Commerce (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Business Information Systems/Knowledge Management (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Business/Corporate Communication (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Economics/Econometrics (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Event Management (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Finance/Banking (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Financial Planning (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Human Resource Management (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – International Business (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – International Finance & Economics (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – International Marketing (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Management (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Marketing (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Organizational Studies (Study Abroad)
Business and Management – Real Estate (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Advertising (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Broadcast Journalism (Televsion/Radio) (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Communications (General) (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Editing and Publishing (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – International Communications (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Media Studies (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Multimedia/Intermedia (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Print Journalism (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Professional Writing (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Public Relations (Study Abroad)
Communications, Advertising, and Journalism – Visual Communications (Study Abroad)
Engineering – Civil/Structural Engineering (Study Abroad)
Engineering – Environmental Engineering (Study Abroad)
Environment and Natural Resources – Sustainable Development (Study Abroad)
Information Technology and Computer Science – Computer Science (Study Abroad)
Information Technology and Computer Science – Games Technology (Study Abroad)
Information Technology and Computer Science – Information Technology (Study Abroad)
Information Technology and Computer Science – Software Engineering (Study Abroad)
Information Technology and Computer Science – Telecommunications (Study Abroad)
Information Technology and Computer Science – Web Development (Study Abroad)
Information Technology and Computer Science – Security (Study Abroad)
Law and Criminal Justice – Commercial/Corporate Law (Study Abroad)
Law and Criminal Justice – Criminal Justice/Criminology (Study Abroad)
Law and Criminal Justice – Law School (including the Juris Doctor) (Study Abroad)
Law and Criminal Justice – Law, other specialization (Study Abroad)
Psychology and Social Work – Behavioral Science (Study Abroad)
Psychology and Social Work – Counseling Psychology (Study Abroad)
Psychology and Social Work – Forensic Psychology (Study Abroad)
Psychology and Social Work – Organizational Psychology (Study Abroad)
Psychology and Social Work – Psychology (General) (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Anatomy/Physiology (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Biochemistry (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Biology (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Biomedical Science (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Cell Biology (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Immunology and Pathology (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Molecular Biology (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Neuroscience (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Nutritional Sciences (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Biological – Science, Biological (General, Other Specialization) (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Physical and Mathematical – Science, Physical and Mathematical (General, Other Specialization) (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Physical and Mathematical – Mathematics (Study Abroad)
Sciences, Physical and Mathematical – Statistics (Study Abroad)
Sports, Recreation, and Exercise Science – Exercise Science (Study Abroad)
Sports, Recreation, and Exercise Science – Kinesiology/Human Movement Science (Study Abroad)
Sports, Recreation, and Exercise Science – Sports Studies (Study Abroad)
Visual Arts – Film Production/Filmmaking (Study Abroad)
Visual Arts – Photography (Study Abroad)


Admission requirements for International Students

Generally, for undergraduate program:

1.equivalent Year 12 or above
2.IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 for most programs; or undertake ELICOS prior to start formal programs if only achieving IELTS 5.0

for postgraduate program:

1.an undergraduate diploma or a Bachelor degree or above
2.IELTS 6.5 or above; or undertake ELICOS prior to start formal programs if only achieving IELTS 5.0