Academic clubs at Bond are those which cater to particular interests related to a particular field of study or career path for students. Academic clubs often operate under the purview of Faculty and the relevant Faculty Student Association [FSA]. The full range of academic clubs available at Bond is listed below.
180 Degrees Consulting is a student consultancy that works with organisations to optimise their social impact through the development of innovative, sustainable and practical solutions. Teams of university students completing studies of all disciplines work with clients to identify and overcome specific challenges. Through this process, students are able to contribute to their communities, apply theory in a practical environment, and develop valuable skills. A broad range of consulting services is offered, including organisational planning and development, market research and analysis, and project review and realisation. 180DC has an international executive that oversees and supports the branches but each branch is self-sufficient and governed individually by its own team of directors.
BASS is an independent, student-run organisation that aims to connect students with the wider University and Industry community.
Big data at bond is a student club whose objective is to expand the knowledge of the different technological tools that are available in the workplace. Every semester we hold a hackathon, where students are given a data set and then reply with workings, from very simple excel answers to complex online dashboards. We give feedback on the results and show ways they can continue to improve. We have held trainings on multiple different languages and applications, such as: ‘R’, ‘Python’, ‘Excel’, ‘SQL’, ‘UiPath’, ‘Tableau / PowerBi’, ‘Ionic ‘. We have also taken students to a conference where they can connect with people in the industry, and lead sessions on where students can find additional data to practice on. Big Data at Bond has a model for you.
Bond Investment Group is one of Australia’s pre-eminent student finance societies. Formed under the Bond University Business Students’ Association in early 2008, the Group has since evolved into a fully independent, student-run organisation that aims to improve the graduate outcomes of commerce and business students at Bond University. We employ a number of methods to achieve our central vision. By hosting a number of seminars on finance, we hope to cater to advanced and intermediate students alike. We also host a number of networking events, serving as a facilitator between business and students. In addition, we host a Pitch Competition and release finance related publications.
Bond University Accounting (BUA) runs events specifically for students interested in accounting as well as business/commerce students in general. We promote any accounting related events or job opportunities sent in by external organisations. In the past we have also held Excel workshops for varying skill levels as well as information sessions (e.g. CA/CPA info sessions, KPMG info sessions)
The HTSA’s aim is to create a network for students within the Hotel & Tourism Management department at Bond University.
Our mission is to facilitate the promotion of diverse Asian culture at Bond University by providing fellow Asian law students with a range of social and networking opportunities. We are proud of our ‘open to all’ policy that aims to encourage other students of different ethnic backgrounds and academic pursuits to attend and benefit from our events and learn more about the many diverse Asian cultures we represent. The ALSS committee endeavours to represent the social and academic interests of Asian students to the Faculty of Law and regularly pursues collaboration with the LSA, as well as other cultural clubs, to provide programs, events and experiences. Our committee is made up of intelligent, caring and dedicated individuals that not only seek to promote Asian culture, but also encourage opportunities for law students new to Bond University to meet new friends and build lasting friendships during the course of their study.
Though we’re all halfway around the world, there are many Canadians studying law here at Bond, and the CLSA is your voice on campus. Your friendly executive will represent you to the rest of the student body, the administration and staff. You may be far from home, but the CLSA is here to make the transition as smooth as possible! The main function of the CLSA is to make life easier for Canadian students at Bond and to facilitate the process of returning home. We will provide information sessions on the National Committee of Accreditation process as well as information for Canadians wishing to stay in Australia. But, it’s not all business! We show Australians how to celebrate Halloween, St. Patrick’s Day and of course Canada Day. You don’t want to miss it! Other initiatives include the homeward bound seminars led by Lisa Bonin, welcome back BBQs, a Canadian Mooting Competition, buddy program and much more.
LawLink serves to link you, the law student, to the legal profession. Our aim is to provide current law students with the tools and resources they need in order to experience a smooth transition between the classroom and the workplace.
Bond University Critical Care Interest Group aims to deliver early exposure to students in the areas of Anaesthetics, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. Critical care is a vital area of medicine and it is important that medical students are educated on what the opportunities are in this area and how to thrive as a junior doctor working in these fields. We achieve these goals by hosting networking events, speaker nights and clinical skills workshops.
Provides opportunities in the specialty of psychiatry to medical schools and de-stigmatise mental illness within Bond University and medicine.
We aim to advocate for children’s health, to give students the opportunity to engage with children through interactive events, and to encourage interest in the paediatric field.
Bushfire is about providing students from all health fields with rural exposure and Indigenous engagement through trips, rural high school visits, conferences and networking opportunities. It’s all about community engagement, getting immersed in all rural Queensland has to offer and learning clinical skills along the way. We run a unique trip annually for 2 medical students to visit the Solomon Islands for 10 days and work hands on alongside the doctors while enjoying the beautiful Solomons! Additionally, we run on-campus clinical skills evenings in conjunction with other societies in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
The Bond University Surgical Society (‘BUSS’) aims to enrich the surgical educational and career opportunities at Bond University. An initiative of MSSBU, the Bond University Surgical Society (BUSS) is an educational society that seeks to create and inspire new surgical leaders of the future through fostering and enriching the education and social environment of students enrolled in the MD and MBBS degree at Bond University through surgical teaching and experience. BUSS aims to safeguard and advance the interests of medical students as well as promoting and fostering the interests of the Medical School and Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine at Bond.
The General Practice Students Network (GPSN) is run alongside General Practice Registrars Australia (GPRA) and aims to provide resources to medical students interested in a career in General Practice. GPSN Bond represents a group of Bond University Medical Students who are committed to supporting Bond’s General Practitioners of tomorrow!
MSSBU is a student body elected by medical students to support and advocate the interests of medical students. MSSBU is essential in the orientation and initiation of new students at the start of every May semester, as well as supporting continuing students in their pre-clinical and clinical phases. MSSBU’s goal is to ensure that all students have a platform to share knowledge and ideas, as well as raise concerns regarding academic and social aspects of the Bond Medical Program. MSSBU is involved in liaising between the students and the faculty, curriculum development and management, educational seminars, information evenings and academic events.MSSBU understands the challenges that students face and therefore aims to encourage a holistic approach to medicine via programs that address academic, financial, social and physical and mental health matters. The MSSBU is part of the Australian Medical Students Association (AMSA), an organisation that represents all medical students at a national level. The MSSBU AMSA representative provides opportunities for Bond medical students to engage in conferences, workshops, educational and leadership projects run by AMSA both nationally and internationally.
The Bond University Physicians’ Society is a student-run educational society that advocates for the interests of medical students wanting to pursue a career in internal medicine. The society aims to provide students with opportunities to gain exposure to various different physician specialities. BUPS is affiliated with the Medical Students’ Society of Bond University [MSSBU].
The representative student body for both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying within the Abedian School of Architecture.
BBESA is a students’ association that aims to help current students to establish a network of professionals in the built environment industry. We hold numerous events to network and enhance personal and working skills. Our vision is to build bridges between students and industry for the clear and tangible benefit of both. We aim to assist students studying Sustainable Development, Environment & Planning, Construction, Project Management, and Architecture by developing relationships between students and industry. We help improve students’ understanding of industry needs, career prospects and networking skills and connect with industry professionals to mentor and further them. We link students across disciplines, and to connect current students with alumni, industry professionals and subsequently their companies.
The Bond Psychological Society (BPS) was established in May 2014. The BPS aims to create a support network that offers students a sense of belonging and support, fostering professional and personal development for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. These objectives are facilitated through a range of professional and social activities. The BPS endeavours to provide networking opportunities with local industry professionals and, in conjunction with the Australian Psychological Society, opportunities for professional development and personal growth. In this way, we seek to enhance the experience of Psychology Students at Bond. BPS activities are supported by the School of Psychology and aim to bring together our Students and create a hub for development, discussion and debate on contemporary issues in psychology.
The Bond University United Nations Students’ Association is one of the oldest clubs at Bond University. The association runs semesterly events focussed on the policies and values the United Nations upholds. We are most famous for running the Bond Model United Nations Conference, occurring every Semester, representing Bond at external MUN’s both within Australia and overseas, as well as the Do it in a Dress campaign occurring every October.
JSS aims to expose Journalism and Communication students to industry.