Graduate attributes

The Faculty of Law prepares its graduates to:

  1. Have a specialised and contextualised understanding of core legal principles, important legal concepts, and law reform processes.
  2. Exhibit well-developed skills in legal research and analysis.
  3. Communicate effectively and accurately in written and oral settings.
  4. Demonstrate, in the context of legal studies, intellectual autonomy, critical thinking, independence of thought, openness to new ideas, and a capacity to manage their own learning.
  5. Exhibit an understanding of the role of law in Aotearoa/New Zealand including Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  6. Exhibit an understanding of law in its international context.
  7. Manifest a commitment to justice.
  8. Demonstrate an appreciation of the ethical obligations that accompany the application and development of the law.
  9. Work collaboratively, cooperatively, independently, and ethically.