Generic graduate attributes are those qualities we wish to see in graduates irrespective of the courses they complete. The University of Tasmania has identified and articulated five core attributes as the foundation of its Policy on Generic Attributes of Graduates of the University of Tasmania. These are:
These attributes, developed over time at university, will serve graduates well in their employment and further lifelong learning.
The resources here provide:
Useful links on the library website include:
There are also links to practices at other Australian universities.
Download Developing generic graduate attributes and tracking their acquisition at UTAS (PDF) for background information to the UTAS Policy, a context for the tools available to incorporate generic graduate attributes into the curriculum (see list below), and hypertext addresses to the other universities.
Authorised by the Head, Tasmanian Institute of Learning & Teaching
16 January, 2013