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The Graduate Attributes of Stellenbosch University

As a creator of sustainable hope in Africa, Stellenbosch University aspires to create the kinds of conditions that will enable each student to acquire the attributes outlined below.


1. An Enquiring Mind

  • Lifelong learner
  • Critical and creative thinker
  • Exercises responsibility for learning and using knowledge

2. An Engaged Citizen

  • Leader and collaborator
  • Social entrepreneur
  • Effective in a diverse environment

3. A Dynamic Professional

  • Problem solver
  • Uses sustainable and effective technology
  • Innovative

4. A Well-rounded Individual

  • Exposed to cultural, intellectual and sporting life
  • Takes responsibility for own development
  • Takes informed and considered decisions.

To download the PDF-version of the Graduate Attributes, please click here.