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The Learning Adventure of a Lifetime

Life at Bond

The boutique nature of Bond University , with students hailing from all over the world, has led to a friendly, close-knit community of students who enjoy an active social life when they're not hitting the books.

Fitness Centre
Campus Facilities
Campus Activities
Gold Coast & Beyond Attractions
Campus Accommodation
Off Campus Accommodation

Campus Dining


Fitness Centre

The Bond University Fitness Centre (a $12 million facility) has won numerous state and national awards, including:

  • #2 Australian Fitness Centre of the Year 2004Queensland Fitness Centre of the Year – 2004Gold Coast Fitness Centre of the Year – 2003Australian Fitness Centre of the Year – 2000
  • 2nd Best Australian Fitness Centre of the Year 2004

Its facilities include a 50m Olympic size waveless swimming pool,an airconditioned weights room and gymnasium, indoor multipurpose sports hall, two squash course, five tennis courts, rugby and soccer fields, beach volleyball courts, sauna and spa, golf and cricket practice nets.

Campus Facilities

  • Medical Center Professional counsellors ATM's ANZ bank Post Office Bookshop 2000 meter Olympic rowing course Career development centre Computer labs available 24/7 during semester Golf practice net
  • 24 hour security centre

Campus Activities

Bond University also contains a range of active social and sporting clubs for students to join .Recreational Officers are responsible for organising social activities and events, including the orientation week activities, weekly Res Wars (activities for oncampus students) and activities through out the semester like the Staff v Student debate, BondStock and Wednesday by the Water BBQThe oncampus office of Student Flights offers a regular program of day trips, known at Bond Breaks, to local theme parks, wildlife sanctuaries and adventure activities such as scuba diving, rock climbing, learntosurf lessons, canyoning, horseriding and hot air ballooning. They also arrange longer trips away to some of Australia's top holiday spots like the Whitsunday Islands, Fraser Island, Uluru/Ayers Rock, Sydney and Byron Bay. In addition to ‘Bond Breaks’ there are a variety of Day Activities for you to choose from such as Sky Diving, Zorbing, Dreamworld (Six flags type), Australia Zoo, Whale Watching, Winery Tours, Wild Life Tours, Rainforest walks and many more…In addition to the above, the Student Council is very active and facilitates the operation of a number of student societies and recreational activities.

Gold Coast, Sydney, Great Barrier Reef & Beyond

Close to Campus

  • Beach (5 minute drive, 20 minute bike ride) Surfing  Scuba diving Farmers markets Water skiing (lots of rivers and boats) Hiking through rain forests Carrara markets Big Day Out (the annual "Woodstock" concert every January. Magic Millions (the "Kentucky Derby" of Australia) National Surf lifesaving championships in late March and April Gold Coast Marathon July, also used as an event for the varsity sport Schoolies week mid to late November sees about 50,000 High School seniors celebrate the end of high school on the beach in Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach Indy Car the last race of the season and all on a beach location. Jupiters Casino Pacific Fair the largest shopping mall in the southern hemisphere
  • More night clubs and bars than you could ever visit in one night

Brisbane (1 hour drive North)

  • Brisbane, the capital of Queensland State State Museum South Bank (former World Expo 88 Site) State Art Gallery    Queensland State Library July Queensland Music Festival August/September – the River Festival fantastic fire works with an F111 fly over and tail burn September Spring Hill fair and West End Fair River Cat ferry tours up and down the Brisbane river stop off at the Power House Performance & Arts Centre at New Farm park or Southbank Botanical gardens both the new site and the old site Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Ballet and Play house at Southbank
  • The Powerhouse Arts center New Farm, home of alternative films and plays.

Byron Bay Region(2 - 3 hours drive south)

  • Small and prized surfing community Australia's most eastern point Whale watching
  • Mount Warning the first place to receive the sun each morning in Australia

Sunshine Coast (2 - 3 hours drive north)

  • North to the Sunshine Coast and the Crocodile Hunters  Australia Zoo, the Big Pineapple, Noosa and more great surfing beaches. High rise on the beach ahs been restricted and provides and interesting comparison to the Gold Coast.

1 hour Flight

  • South to Sydney the 2000 Olympic City. On the fabulous Sydney Harbour and home of the Sydney Opera house and Sydney Harbour bridge

2 hour flight

  • North to the heat and Cairns and the great barrier reef, see the Daintree rain forest, the Great Barrier Reef  Karunda train, Green islandSouth to Canberra the Nations Capital
  • South to Melbourne, the Capital of the State of Victoria, Multi Cultural, The National Museum

  4 Hours drive

  • South in to New South Wales White water rafting at the Nimboida river, subject to rain to fill the river and the rapids, Good January to March

3 & 4 hours flight

  • North west- Darwin, Alice Springs  and the Uluru National park featuring Ayers Rock in the Red Centre of Australia, the Outback,
  • West- Perth the City on the West Coast of Australia.

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