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Graduate Attributes Policy - Undergraduate Courses

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Section 1 - Purpose

(1) Charles Sturt University has developed the following eight-point graduate statement as the outcomes we seek from our graduates.

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Section 2 - Policy

the University Graduate Statement

(2) Charles Sturt University aims to produce graduates who are:

  1. well-educated in the knowledge and skills of their discipline or profession;
  2. effective communicators who have problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills and can work both independently and in teams;
  3. work-ready and able to apply discipline expertise in professional practice;
  4. able to develop and apply international perspectives in their discipline or profession;
  5. able to engage meaningfully with the culture, experiences, histories and contemporary issues of Indigenous communities;
  6. understanding of the responsibilities of global citizenship, value diversity and ethical practice;
  7. understanding of financial, social and environmental sustainability; and
  8. able to learn effectively in a range of environments including online.

(3) Opportunities to develop these outcomes will be provided throughout your studies at the the University in line with our commitment to undergraduates.

the University's Commitment to Undergraduates

(4) Through our educational programs the the University commits to ensuring that all our undergraduates have:

  1. a supported transition to the first year of study;
  2. opportunities to develop skills in communication, problem-solving and analytical thinking;
  3. access to international experiences;
  4. opportunities to engage meaningfully with the culture, experiences, histories and contemporary issues of Indigenous communities;
  5. education based in practice;
  6. opportunities to gain a firm understanding of ethics;
  7. understandings of financial, social and environmental sustainability; and
  8. opportunities to develop online proficiency.