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Why graduate qualities?

In today’s highly competitive global environment graduates need to know more than the facts (the body of knowledge) in a professional area. Employers expect graduates to have skills such as being able to adapt to new conditions, find information any time they need it and communicate effectively in a range of situations. In general you’ll be expected to ‘hit the ground running’ as soon as you start work. 

UniSA has identified seven graduate qualities that describe the knowledge, skills and personal abilities that you will need as you negotiate the constantly changing global economic environment. UniSA is committed to helping you develop these qualities from your program and also from your life experiences. 

With the graduate qualities you’ll be able to approach employers knowing that you stand out from graduates of other institutions. Even if employment is not your goal, with these skills you will be the one who directs your own future.