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Graduate Attributes

GRADUATE ATTRIBUTES Graduate attributes are a set of personal attributes, skills, capacities and values relevant to the world of employment, that make our graduates valuable and worthy employees. ECU graduates will be valued for their abilities and skills related to:

1. Ability to communicate

2. Ability to work in teams

3. Critical appraisal skills

4. Ability to generate ideas

5. Cross-cultural and international outlook

Excerpt from the ECU Policies Database.

Team work

The ability to work in teams is exemplified by the ability to collaborate and contribute effectively in a range of diverse settings. Additional resources relating to the various disciplines can be accessed using the library catalogue.

The First Year Experience


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Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF)


Edith Cowan University acknowledges and respects the Nyoongar people, who are the traditional custodians of the land upon which its campuses stand and its programs operate.
In particular ECU pays its respects to the Elders, past and present, of the Nyoongar people, and embrace their culture, wisdom and knowledge.