University Updates on Australian Bushfires



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Here’s updates from various Universities in Australia on how they’re impacted by the Bushfires.

Griffith University

Whilst bushfires continue to impact parts of Australia, at present there is no bushfire threat in South East Queensland where Griffith’s five campuses are located.

University of Canberra

Fortunately, Canberra has not been directly affected by the current bushfires. While we have experienced a short term decline in air quality as a result of smoke from the New South Wales fires, …

Bond University Celebrates 30 Years Of Innovation & Entrepreneurship



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Australia’s first private, independent university, Bond University, commemorated three decades of innovation and entrepreneurship with a week-long program of events to celebrating its 30 th Anniversary.

From 13 to 19 May 2019, Bond celebrated in style with a full calendar of Homecoming activities, bringing together past and present students and staff – and the wider Bond community – to celebrate the major milestone.

Bond University’s Vice Chancellor and President, Tim Brailsford, …

Bond Rates #1 Australian University For Student Experience, Again!



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Bond University is the No.1 Australian university for student experience, according to the latest edition of The Good Universities Guide released Monday 24 September 2018.

This is the thirteenth consecutive year Bond has received five-star ratings for student experience and overall experience.

The Gold Coast university scored the maximum five stars in each of the six categories the Guide uses to measure Student Experience.

It topped the nation in Skills Development, …

Driving Force Behind Bond Pro Bono Law Clinics Recognized With National Award Nomination



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Bond University Associate Professor Francina Cantatore has been nominated for Academic of the Year in the prestigious Australian Law Awards to be held at the end of August.

Dr Cantatore, an academic at Bond University for the past seven years, is the Director of the Bond Law Clinic and was instrumental in the University setting up six law clinics after establishing the first in 2013.

Her passion for providing free legal services is a driving force behind the tireless work she does which includes teaching full-time and conducting academic research. …

Bond University Researcher Wins Bupa Health Foundation Award



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Bond University Research Fellow Dr Amanda McCullough was announced as the recipient of the Emerging Health Researcher Award for 2017, at an awards breakfast in Sydney on Friday, 20 March.

The $25,000 prize will go towards furthering Dr McCullough’s research career, and help drive her crucial work that aims to stop the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria by reducing antibiotic prescription among general practitioners (GPs).

Annette Schmiede, Bupa Health Foundation Executive Leader said that the potential impact of Dr McCullough’s work was huge. …

Bond University Opens The Doors To Re-Designed Faculty Of Law



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Bond University is ensuring its prestigious law program remains ahead of the curve, completing the Faculty’s largest redevelopment in more than a decade to create flexible teaching and learning spaces that allow students to better collaborate and network.

The new facilities – officially opened today (Wednesday, 31 January) – include a showcase moot court, the third at the independent Gold Coast university, and additional space for Bond’s community law clinics, along with 10 new teaching spaces, …

Bond University Professor Honoured For Outstanding Contribution To Student Learning



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Dr Christian Moro honoured with citation for outstanding contribution to student learning

Dr Christian Moro from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine has joined a distinguished cohort of Bond University educators as the most recent recipient of a Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning.

These national honours are awarded annually through the Australian Awards for University Teaching, acknowledging individuals who go above and beyond to deliver a richer, more engaging experience for their students. …

Bond cements its position as nation’s #1 for Student Experience



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For the twelfth year in a row, Bond University has received more 5-star ratings for Student Experience than any other university in Australia in the latest edition of The Good Universities Guide.

Bond received the highest award of 5-stars for all six Student Experience measures – Overall, Teaching Quality, Learner Engagement, Learning Resources, Student Support and Skills Development – as well as 5-stars for Student: Staff Ratio and Student Retention. …

One Step Closer To Diplomatic Dreams For Bond Law Student



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Bond law student Nick Mclean has scored the chance of a lifetime with a political placement at the Palace of Westminster in the United Kingdom, as part of a prestigious scholarship to the Hansard Scholars Programme awarded to just two high achieving undergraduates across the globe.

Mr Mclean was the inaugural recipient of the Hansard Society Magna Carta 800 Scholarship, launched this year to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, …