Graduate attributes

Active and lifelong learners

Graduates of RMIT University will be active and lifelong learners, capable of increasing their knowledge and skills to match their career needs and to enhance their set of professional and personal life skills and knowledge.

Examples of how this graduate attribute can be evidenced include:

  • Take active, personal responsibility for their learning.
  • Show initiative and self-motivation in relation to their learning.
  • Adapt their learning approach to suit different tasks.
  • Apply critically reflective and active outcomes-focused learning.
  • Acquire and assess information and its relevance to particular tasks and projects.
  • Appropriately extract and apply knowledge and skills in meaningful and transformative ways.
  • Show a commitment to sustained and ongoing personal and career-related learning.
  • Take a benign attitude to error when being creative and innovative, recognising the usefulness of error in opening the possibility for new directions.