The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) graduate attributes connect discipline-specific knowledges and self-understanding with capabilities needed in the world. They articulate the dispositions that prepare FEIT graduates as socially responsible professionals and technical experts who can contribute to a sustainable future world.
A. Historically and culturally informed about Indigenous knowledge systems
Preamble: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are the first peoples of Australia. They are also the first scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians, and the first practitioners of environmental sustainability and respectful community engagement.
FEIT graduates are historically and culturally informed about the diverse cultural history and knowledge systems of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and build and maintain respectful and trustful relationships.
B. Socially responsible
FEIT graduates are aware of and responsible for social, environmental, economic and ethical contexts and consequences of their work, committed to enacting sustainable futures for all.
C. Design oriented
FEIT graduates are curious, creative and innovative and define problems within a wider context.
D. Technically proficient
FEIT graduates are technically knowledgeable and adept in discipline-specific methodologies.
E. Collaborative and communicative
FEIT graduates are collegial, cooperative, ethical and constructive.
FEIT graduates are reflective, connected, action-oriented, lifelong learners.