How Should I Spend My Academic Time?
With the effective use of your academic time, you develop core lifelong skills, graduate attributes and values. By attending your classes and tutorials in-person, the opportunity to develop both personally and professionally is maximised. By taking on board the advice presented in the four sections below, you will have the opportunity to develop skills and the ability to: note-take; plan; goal set; organise; critically think; prioritise; manage time; effectively communicate; work in teams.
Developing my graduate attributes with in-person learning
Attributes are traits that define our personality and how we approach different situations in our lives. In-person learning and getting involved in student life will support you in devloping core graduate attributes to become:
- A creator, evaluator and communicator of knowledge
- An independent and creative thinkers
- Digitally Fluent
- Socially Responsible
- An effective global citizens, who recognise and challenge inequality
Sometimes it can be difficult to understand how we embody core attributes. They continuously develop throughout our lives and understanding their importance can help you to become who you want to be. It can often be difficult to recognise these traits in ourselves. You can take the Your Compass self-assessment to gain a greater understanding of what core attributes and values you have already developed, and explore learning experiences to help you to develop yourself further.
In-person learning: what’s in it for me?
Make the most of your degree with in-person learning. With the effective use of your academic time, you develop core lifelong skills, graduate attributes and values. By attending your classes and tutorials in-person, engaging with your peers, and getting involved in campus life, the opportunity to develop both personally and professionally is maximised.Find Out More