YP Gold Coast is excited to announce that Bond University will be joining its team as a Platinum Partner for 2022.

This partnership is a unique and valuable opportunity for the University to support local advocacy efforts and further contribute to the ever-changing fabric of our city, with the partnership set to be celebrated at YP Gold Coast’s marquee event – Entrepreneurs Forum, presented by Bond University.

Bond University is a private, not-for-profit university located in the heart of the Gold Coast. A core part of Bond’s ethos is enhancing employability, which is why they’ve held the top spot in the country for employer satisfaction for the last three years.

Bond has a strong focus on building work-ready graduates that begins the minute you enroll, supported by an extensive employer network, industry-leading academics, and the professional skill building embedded in their undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. The Career Development Centre is also an invaluable resource that all Bond students have access to throughout their studies and after graduation.

As the City’s leading advocacy group that represents young professionals, YP Gold Coast aims to motivate, inspire and connect future city leaders. Leveraging events and advocacy work through key city leaders, the partnership with Bond University seems a natural alignment.

A recent report by The Australian newspaper showed that Bond has produced the most successful entrepreneurs per 100,000 graduates over the past 10 years. These companies are broad and varied, in industries including automation, EdTech, finance, and hospitality.

Through programs like their Australian-first start-up incubator, Transformer, Bond nurtures big ideas at an individual level and provides unparalleled support to students looking to excel in the entrepreneurship space.

Of course, they’re about more than just preparing students to transform and take on the industry of their choice. At Bond, students are at the heart of the University, which is why they’ve been ranked #1 in Australia for student experience for the last 16 years. Bond’s student experience is founded on providing every ‘Bondy’ who passes through their doors with the resources and connections they need to succeed, enjoy their time at university, and make lasting friendships and professional networks.

Matthew Dodds, President of YP Gold Coast, said he looked forward to further developing Bond’s relationship with YPGC through their platinum partnership and upcoming involvement with major YPGC events.

“Bond University fosters expertise right here on the Gold Coast through their globally recognised programs and the contributions of knowledgeable, industry-leading academic staff. We are excited to see how the efforts of YPGC’s partnership with Bond University will build up our local Gold Coast community going forward,” he said.

Thinking about embarking on further study? Bond University could be your next learning destination; the place where you take your career to the next level, whatever that looks like! Learn more about study options at Bond University by visiting their website.

Author: Matthew Dodds