What we expect from you
As a student studying at the University of Bradford we expect you to demonstrate a willingness to participate actively in the intellectual environment, and commit to your responsibilities as an independent and collaborative learner.
We expect you to:
- Actively and positively engage in your studies, hand in work on time and ask for help if you need it.
- Attend all scheduled learning and teaching activities, including meetings with your Personal Academic Tutor, and notify us if there is a reason that you cannot attend.
- Make effective use of all facilities that the University provides to support your learning.
- Take responsibility for your own learning and personal development, acting on opportunities made available to you by the University and Students' Union.
- Behave in a responsible manner, treating staff, fellow students and visitors with dignity and respect.
- Familiarise yourself with all regulations and seek advice and clarification where needed in a timely manner.
- Provide us with appropriate evidence about any changes to your personal circumstances as soon as possible.
- Actively participate in the student representative system.
- Enjoy your University experience!
We also expect students to work towards our graduate attributes: the qualities, skills and understanding that we believe our students should develop during their time with us.
The Bradford Graduate Attributes are:
Academic Development and Critical Thinking
- Able to apply knowledge to solve complex real-world problems and show proficiency and creativity in decision making;
- An independent learner and a critical and creative thinker;
- Skilled in research and enquiry.
Employability and Professionalism
- Aware of their own capabilities and able to manage themselves;
- Proficient at communicating with others through a range of media;
- Effective at collaborating and respecting the opinions of others;
- Able to demonstrate appropriate professional and ethical values;
- Able to identify their learning needs and take action to improve their performance;
- Enterprising and creative in their approach to study and work;
- Digitally literate and able to manage information effectively;
- Able to demonstrate commercial and professional awareness by relating their learning to a commercial, professional or business perspective.
- Interculturally and internationally aware;
- Aware of social and civic responsibilities;
- Literate in and committed to the principles of sustainable development.