Graduate Attributes

By studying at ACU, you’ll graduate with a unique set of valuable attributes.

ACU graduates are:

Ethically informed and able to:

  • demonstrate respect for the dignity of each individual and for human diversity
  • recognise their responsibility to the common good, the environment and society
  • apply ethical perspectives in informed decision making.
    • Knowledgeable and able to:

      • think critically and reflectively
      • demonstrate values, knowledge, skills and attitudes appropriate to the discipline and/or profession
      • solve problems in a variety of settings taking local and international perspectives into account.

      Skilful and able to:

      • work both autonomously and collaboratively
      • locate, organise, analyse, synthesise and evaluate information
      • demonstrate effective communication in oral and written English language and visual media
      • utilise information and communication and other relevant technologies effectively.

      In addition, graduates of research degrees should demonstrate the ability to construct knowledge through research.

      Highlighting the values

      ACU inspiration, within the Catholic intellectual tradition, summons the University to attend to all that is of concern to human beings. Read more about our Mission.