The Balnaves Foundation Multimedia Learning Centre is a technology-rich educational environment which exemplifies the student experience at Bond. It provides all students at Bond with access to collaboration-friendly study spaces and the latest audio visual and computer technology in a spectacular location.
Enquiries & suggestions
This learning facility is managed by the Library. We work closely with IT Services and the Office of Learning and Teaching to ensure the facility is of a high standard and meets the learning needs of the University.
Ideas for future technology needs in this space are welcome, and any enquiries about using the Multimedia Learning Centre for special events may be directed to the Library through the Ask a Librarian service.
Dr Neil Balnaves AO and The Balnaves Foundation have been long-time supporters of Bond University. Dr Balnaves served a six year term as Councillor of the University and is currently a Member of the Board of Trustees and a Community Member of Bond University Limited. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by Bond University in 2009 for his commitment and contribution to the media industry, philanthropy and education.
Dr Balnaves has played a key leadership role in the media industry for over 45 years. He previously held the position of Executive Chairman of Southern Star Group Limited which he founded. He is currently the Chairman of Ardent Leisure Group, one of Australia's most successful owners and operators of premium leisure assets.
In 2006, Dr Balnaves established The Balnaves Foundation, a philanthropic fund that aims to create a better Australia through education, medicine, and the arts with a focus on young people, the disadvantaged and Indigenous communities.
In 2008, The Balnaves Foundation generously funded the development of the award-winning Balnaves Foundation Multimedia Learning Centre, a technology rich educational environment which exemplifies the student experience at Bond. The centre provides all students at Bond access to collaborative-friendly study spaces and the latest audio visual and computer technology in a spectacular location.
The Balnaves Foundation is committed to ensure the facility continues to be at the forefront of technology advancements and generously supports ongoing upgrades and the introduction of new interactive technologies.