Bringing Graduate Attributes to life

On 22 November, Oxford Brookes will be hosting an event organised by the ‘Bringing Graduate Attributes to Life‘ project based at University of Aberdeen. See

Universities around the world are engaging in the Graduate Attribute agenda, with the aim of enhancing the education of 21st Century learners and developing highly employable graduates. Ensuring students understand and take ownership for the development of their own attributes is a challenge that must be faced for this agenda to be successful. In this interactive workshop, speakers will first present how two different universities (University of Aberdeen and Oxford Brookes) have addressed this issue. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss what graduate attributes mean in different disciplines and how they can be evidenced in CVs and interviews. Please come prepared to discuss your own experiences with graduate attributes initiatives.

This free event will be advertised nationally and to Brookes staff.

9.45 Registration
Lunch provided
3pm Close
GLC, room tbc

Hold the date for now, booking details to follow.

About the author

Rhona Sharpe

Rhona is Head of the Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development at Oxford Brookes University. Her interests are around developing and tutoring online courses, developing learners for a digital age, and  pedagogic research. Rhona is one of the co-founders of ELESIG (Evaluation of Learners’ Experiences of e-learning Special Interest Group), a Senior Fellow of the Staff and Educational Development Association, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a National Teaching Fellow. She is Editor of the Brookes eJournal for Learning and Teaching.

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