Developing CUT Graduate Attributes
CUT graduates should be skilled, innovative, socially responsible, technologically savvy and astute, focused and competent.
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The following ten graduate attributes should be fostered in our students in an environment rich with learning experiences, co-curricular experiences, formal courses and extracurricular activities:
|1 Sustainable development
Be environmentally sensitive and recognize your role as a socially responsible citizen who care for the common good of others, the country and environment.
|2 Community engagement
Be socially engaged in your communities.
Be entrepreneurial, industrious and be able to recognize opportunities; turn them into ideas for enterprises. You shall have business acumen and display basic business skills.
|4 Innovation and problem solving
Be innovative, think creatively and critically and apply a range of strategies to solve/find solutions for real world problems.Demonstrate the ability to apply theoretical knowledge that will lead to development of new ideas, methods, techniques, practices, products and services in a variety of contexts (technology, commerce, social systems).
|5 Technologically literate
Use information and communication technologies effectively.
Use basic mathematics, budgeting and financial management skills.
| 7 Communication
Communicate proficiently, in oral, written, presentation, information searching and listening skills. Be assertive and articulate, be able to negotiate responsibly and persuade others effectively.
|8 Technical and conceptual competence
Demonstrate depth of specialised disciplinary knowledge and skills and be able to apply them in different contexts to solve problems.
|9 Team work
Work independently and in teams, to manage your own learning, work and take responsibility for self while contributing to teams such as learning communities.
|10 Citizenship and Global Leadership
Make a meaningful and positive contribution to society, be ethical and visionary leaders who can show leadership in different contexts.
Uploaded: 19 January 2016