Bond University

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Bond University
motto Bringing Ambition to Life
founding 1987
place Robina , Australia
Vice Chancellor and President Tim Brailsford
Students 5,500

The Bond University , although it was founded in 1987, the first private university in Australia. The campus is located in Robina , a suburb of the Gold Coast city in the southeast of the Australian state of Queensland . The university is particularly renowned for its legal education and is one of the top three universities nationwide in the field of “Graduate Employment Rate”. In addition, the university recently took first place in eight out of fourteen areas in the national ranking.

The university was founded in 1987 by Australian entrepreneur Alan Bond and was given its status as a university by its own law, the Bond University Act 1987 of Queensland. In 1989, 322 people began their studies at the university, which today comprises around 3,800 people. A special feature is the high level of internationality. Almost half of all students are from outside Australia. If you compare the number of international students with those of the other Australian universities, Bond University is well above average.

In 2018, the university received top marks in various areas in a study by the Good Universities Guide. The course can be started three times a year, as the lecture-free period is either shortened or omitted entirely. Studies start in January, May and September. Bond University has a total of four faculties, an institute and a college. The four departments include Business and Information Technology, Health Sciences and Medicine, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Law. The Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture consists of two schools where you can study sustainable development and architecture. Bond College enables lateral entry. In this, missing language skills in English and other qualifications can be acquired.

Sexual Harassment / Abuse and Safety

A national survey by the Australian Human Rights Commission in 2017 found that Bond had the highest relative number of student abuses by university staff, as well as the highest number of sexual harassment / abuse on campus. According to this report, the abuse rate is 12% above the national average. The Vice Chancellor called this a "wake-up call" and called for a fundamental rethink.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Bond University: Vice Chancellor. Retrieved August 2, 2019 .
  2. ^ Bond University . North American Center for Australian Universities ( online [accessed December 22, 2006]). online ( Memento of the original dated December 7, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice.  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  3. 2018 Graduate Outcome Survey. Retrieved November 18, 2019 .
  4. Bond rates No. 1 Australian University for student experience ... again! Retrieved November 18, 2019 (Australian English).
  5. University Ratings and Rankings 2019/20. Retrieved November 18, 2019 .
  6. ^ Office of the Queensland Parliamentary Counsel (ed.): Bond University Act 1987 . ( online [accessed December 22, 2006]).
  8. ^ Bond University: Studies on the Gold Coast, Down Under . In Australia ( online [accessed August 20, 2012]).
  9. Rachel Clun: Bond University highest rate of campus sexual assault in Queensland: Report (en-US) . In: Brisbane Times , August 2, 2017. “(Graph :) How does Bond University compare on proportion of students subject to sexual harassment? 1st ... on proportion of students sexually harassed by a staff member? 1st ... The data above come from students who chose to respond to an optional survey. At Bond University, 335 of the 5,104 students responded to the survey. " 
  10. AHRC: Change The Course: National Report on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at Australian Universities (2017) ( en ) July 31, 2017.
  11. Laura Polson: Bond Uni's harassment 'wake-up call' . In: The Australian , August 1, 2017. 

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