Bond University Year 12 Extension Program

Are you in Year 12 and want to get a head start when it comes to getting into university?

The Bond Business School Year 12 Extension Program is a two day workshop where students gain an insight into university life to assist the transition from high school to university. Our world class academics will facilitate the opportunity for students to experience an enrichment of the senior school syllabus through real world applications and the use of 21st century skills.

Once students successfully complete the two day program, they can apply direct to study at Bond University and be eligible to receive three 50% scholarships and three 25% scholarships.


Maths Extension

  • Day 1 – Thursday, 15 April 2021
  • Day 2 – Friday, 16 April 2021  

Business Extension

Option 1:

  • Day 1 – Wednesday, 28 April 2021
  • Day 2 – Thursday, 29 April 2021

Option 2:

  • Day 1 – Friday, 7 May 2021
  • Day 2 – Saturday, 8 May 2021

Why do it?

  • Eligible graduates from the Year 12 Extension Program will receive an early offer into their chosen degree subject to meeting the academic entry requirements^.
  • Opportunity to receive one of six Year 12 Extension Program Scholarships valued at 50% and 25% tuition fees or a $5,000 bursary.
  • Be better prepared for your Year 12 exams. This program has been designed in collaboration with current high school teachers to ensure it supports the Queensland Curriculum.
  • Improve your communication, presentation and MS Excel skills in a small class environment.
  • Students in the Maths Extension will get a taste of R programming.
  • Get a feel for university life and meet Bond academics and students.
  • Access to the Bond FinTech Hub for a Bloomberg session.
  • Experience the Transformer innovation space.
  • Limited places per day allowing great access to our academics.

^Excludes the Bond Medical Program.

What can you expect?


  • Q&A online meeting hosted by Extension Program Coordinators approximately two weeks before event

Day one

  • Tour and experience the Bond campus and facilities
  • Meet fellow participants, Bond academics and current students
  • Complete a Bloomberg data session
  • Complete an Advanced MS Excel (Business stream) or R programming session (Maths stream)
  • Enjoy a session in the Transformer innovation space
  • Morning tea and lunch

Day two

  • Group project work with fellow students supported by Bond academic staff
  • Start and complete written and oral assessment pieces
  • Be part of the group presentation to fellow students and academics
  • Morning tea and lunch

The program will run from approximately 8:30am – 3:00pm each day. The exact schedule will be communicated closer to the event.

Who is eligible?

Partner schools can nominate up to eight students based on the following:

  • Completing Year 12 in 2021
  • Nominated and supported by a teacher or career advisor and parent
  • Able to participate in the program over two days
  • An interest in study at Bond University
  • Achieved at least a B in an English and /or a Maths subject (General not Applied subjects) in Year 11

Business Extension
Achieve at least a B in either Accounting, Economics or Business or other General Subject (or Diploma in Business).

Maths Extension
Achieving at least a B in Specialist Mathematics and / or Mathematical Methods.