Bond Sport runs a number of programs that aim to assist student athletes including scholarship and the Elite Sport Program. Bond provides students with guidelines for flexible study loads and requirements. The intensive three-semester year that Bond offers can create an added strain on students trying to balance sport and academia and Bond University work closely with students to offer flexible study options where required.

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Ashleigh Keefe | Netball

Ashleigh Keefe is studying a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science and in 2017 won Bond’s Elite Sport Scholar award for academic excellence. Along with excelling in the classroom, Ash is a high achieving netballer and is vice-captain of the U19 Bond University Golden South Jags side who compete in the QLD State Netball League. She has also recently been selected in the QLD U19 netball squad.

Elite Athlete Fund

Two male rugby athlete students

Bond’s Elite Athlete Fund was established to enable Bond University students to participate in elite competitions. These include the World University Games and Championships, the World Championships and the Olympic Games.

Each year, there are a limited number of grants available to the value of $2,000. Due to the painstaking nature of team selection, applications must be submitted no later than two months prior to the event. Late applications will not be accepted.

Students are eligible to apply for the Elite Athlete Fund if they are currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree at the time of the event, or registered with Bond’s Elite Sports Program (BESP).

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Bond University is proud to maintain partnerships with other Universities and industry. These partnerships enhance the entire Bond University learning experience by providing students with access to research partnerships, scholarships, internships and graduate placements with various world-leading blue-chip organisations. To enhance the student experience, Bond has corporate partners affiliated with all Faculties, as well as educational partners.

Bond’s faculty heads and senior teaching staff have a wealth of academic qualifications coupled with corporate experience. In order to provide students with world-leading corporate experience opportunities, Bond has strong links with established Australian and International business partners.

Bond University boasts an incredibly high employment rate, due to strong partnerships with leading corporations in various industries, within the faculties of Business, Health, Sciences and Medicine, Law and Society and Design.