Claire Hammond, acting as the new Project Coordinator for UNE’s Graduate Attributes review, invites staff participation in a focus group.

This group aims to align UNE’s educational goals with practical skills needed for professional success. Professor Shelley Kinash Executive Principal Student Experience, the project’s Executive Sponsor, has shared a video explaining Graduate Attributes and is also available for further discussion (

The focus groups are scheduled for Tuesday, November 28, 2023, from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (Professional Staff) and 2:00 pm to 3:30pm (Academic Staff) at the Meeting Room (Room 374), C003 – TC Lamble Building, Armidale Campus.

Duration will be approximately 1.5-hours to discuss, critique, and refine our understanding of graduates’ attributes. Participants’ insights are considered crucial for preparing graduates for the job market. If you would like to be involved we are asking you to complete an Expression of Interest by November 23, 2023.

Available participants will be contacted by November 24, 2023 and will receive an agenda about the focus group beforehand. Refreshments will be provided. If you have any further questions, Claire Hammond can be contacted at