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JUNE 2008

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Applications are now open for January May and September 09 intakes, Bond has a rolling admissions system, and there is no application fee.


The Faculty of Business, Technology & Sustainable Development is pleased to offer scholarships for the following programs.

Further information on the Scholarships
• Scholarships will cover 10-40% of all course tuition fees for the programs listed above and for the MBA program 10-50% of all course tuition fees.
• Scholarships are awarded on the basis of outstanding academic and other achievements.
• To apply for the scholarships, please refer to “Section 7 - Dean’s Scholarships” in the Application Form.
• Your complete application must be received by the following dates:
- November 1, for admission in the January semester
- March 1, for admission in the May semester
- July 1, for admission in the September semester


The Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond University is pleased to welcome Professor Shayne Quick as the new Professor of Sports Management.

Professor Quick has taught undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in Sports Management and Sports Marketing at universities in Australia and abroad. He was formerly Pro-Vice Chancellor (International) at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, and Program Director of Sport Management at the University of Technology, Sydney and Past President of the Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand.
Shayne obtained a Bachelor of Applied Science degree from Victoria University of Technology, a Bachelor of Education from Monash University, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and a Doctor of Philosophy from the Ohio State University, USA.
Shayne’s career objective has been to use the management of sport to enhance international understanding. In moving towards this goal, he has worked in universities in Canada, USA, Greece and New Zealand before coming home to Australia.
Among his many publications is his book, Strategic Sport Marketing, now in its 3rd edition and published in 4 languages. He has established international sport management programs in collaboration with the Olympic Games at Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 and has undertaken consultancy activities with the Houston Rockets, Sydney Kings, Australian Rugby Union, IMG, the Sydney Swans and the Western Bulldogs

In 2001, Professor Quick was recognised by the Bulgarian Olympic Committee for his outstanding contribution towards the successful participation of the Bulgarian Olympic Team in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. In 2007, Professor Quick was presented with an award for outstanding contribution to Sport Management by the Democritus University of Thrace,
Shayne’s research has focused on the management of professional sporting organisations in Australia, sport and consumer behaviour and international sport management education. He has published and presented widely on these topics. He is a regular contributor to media including radio, television and print and in a number of countries.

Now that Professor Quick has joined the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine he has the responsibility for implementing the new Bachelor of Sports Management, the new combined degree, Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Sports Management and the updated Master of Sports Management. These programs offered at Bond University represent the new direction for Sports Management in Australia.
Drawing upon Shayne’s extensive academic and professional experiences he has revised the Master of Sports Management; we expect to introduce the revised program in January 2009. If you are interested in enrolling in the new Master of Sports Management please contact



Bond University is the highest rating university in Australia after earning the most five-star ratings in the 2008 Good Universities Guide, achieving five star ratings in:

Graduate Satisfaction
Graduate Starting Salary
Teaching Quality
Staff Qualifications
Staff – Student Ratio
Getting a Job
Positive Graduate Outcomes
Generic Skills
Entry Flexibility
Non-Government Earnings
The independent consumer guide released on August 15 provides ratings, rankings, comment and information about all Australian higher education institutions and helps thousands of students make one of the most important decisions of their lives.

The outstanding performance by the private, not-for-profit Bond University in Queensland saw it receive the maximum five-star rating in an unrivalled ten key performance indicators, including a clean sweep of the educational experience and graduate outcomes categories.

Bond University Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Stable said, “The fact we have been recognised as a top performer across so many key indicators of a university’s standing demonstrates our consistent focus on quality.”

“Our five-star assessment in areas such as graduate satisfaction, staff-to-student ratio, graduate starting salaries and positive graduate outcomes is testament to the outstanding success of our graduates and our unique personalised approach to education that distinguishes us from other Australian Universities.

“The recognition of our Academic staff, with our first class ratings in staff qualifications and teaching quality, also points to our commitment to recruiting world-class Academics with practical experience, who lead the way in helping us deliver a superior quality of education to our students,” Professor Stable said.

Bond University Chancellor Mr Trevor C Rowe, AM said, “Bond, over the past years, has been focussed on providing a quality educational experience for our students, producing graduates who are 'work ready', and quality research outcomes.”

“We have performed consistently well in these, and other, independent rankings for several years now, proving there is definitely a place in Australia for Bond – a growing place of innovation and difference which brings a new dimension to tertiary education in this country.”

BOND LAUNCHES Multi Media Learning Center

The fully wireless Multimedia Learning Centre (MLC) has many attractions for today’s technology savvy student with its choice of collaborative and interactive learning zones, These include a Social Learning Zone, Laptop bar and Study booths. Also available are games consoles (X Box, Play Station and Nintendo Wii). There are banks of pristine computers with 20” widescreen monitors and a curved laptop bar that evokes the ambience of a club lounge. The stimulating atmosphere of the MLC includes spectacular views of the campus lake and fountain, a provocative digital art exhibition on three screens, colourful mood lighting, moveable furnishings and a staffed Information Kiosk for assistance with information needs, technical advice and the borrowing of wireless devices for use in the centre. There is an Information Kiosk for assistance with information needs, technical advice and the borrowing of wireless devices for use in the centre. Who said study can't be fun?

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Forensic Challenges to the Bioterrorism Threat

The Health & Medicine faculty will host Dr Bruce Budowle and he will present the topic: “Forensic Challenges to the Bioterrorism Threat” Bruce Budowle is the Senior Scientist for the Laboratory Division of the FBI. Some of the methods he developed are: 1) analytical assays for typing a myriad of protein genetic marker systems, 2) designing electrophoretic instrumentation, 3) developing molecular biology analytical systems to include RFLP typing of VNTR loci and PCR-based SNP assays, VNTR and STR assays, and direct sequencing methods for mitochondrial DNA, and 4) designing image analysis systems. His current human DNA forensic research is on mass spectrometry and mitochondrial DNA analysis, use and interpretation of Y STRs, and selection of SNPs for identity testing. Some of Dr. Budowle’s more recent efforts are in counter terrorism, primarily in identification of victims from mass disasters and in efforts involving microbial forensics.

We are pleased to welcome Wayne Goldsmith to the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine to assist with the development of the Master of High Performance Science. Wayne has held the following positions, Manager, Elite Coach Development & Sports Science, Australian Rugby Union; National Performance Manager, Triathlon Australia including Team Manager, Athens 2004 Olympic Games and Manager, Sports Science/Sports Medicine Programme, Swimming Australia. In addition, he is a Level 4 Track and Field Coach.

Until very recently, Wayne was Manager, High Performance of the Emirates, Western Force. He has returned home to the Gold Coast. Bond University is now one of the beneficiaries of his wisdom and his expertise.
Wayne Goldsmith is an outstanding practitioner of High Performance Science. His pedigree in High Performance Science is outstanding. Wayne will also be teaching and providing workshops into our currently offered Master of Sports Science at Bond University.


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Congratulations to Ginger Henson and Brennan Howard, whose movie Low is a finalist in the 10th Annual Method Fest Film Festival (Hollywood, California), sponsored by the Los Angeles Daily News. Ginger and Brennan were both very surprised when they were informed of this special honor. This festival has 00 new movies have been sold direct to the TV and DVD markets.


DR Christopher J. Lennings B.A. (Hons), M.Psych (Clinical), Ph.D. gave a special presentation on his reasearch tittled “YOUNG OFFENDERS IN THE COMMUNITY”

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