How the University works

Strategy

Achievement 2023

We have published our strategic plan for 2018 - 2023.

Download our full strategic plan (1.9 mb).

Mission

To inspire our students to become innovative and creative professionals connecting them to exciting and rewarding careers.

Values

Accessible
Affordable
Diverse
Transparent
Accountable

Vision

To be a career focussed, professionally engaged, modern university of quality.

Our commitments:

At the heart of the plan is a series of commitments which form the bond between the University, our students, stakeholders, and partners. The commitments are accompanied by pairs of strategic drivers which are shaped by two headings: what we do well; and what we’ll do better. The latter is expressed in key objectives which will be measured by a range of high level key performance indicators. We therefore commit ourselves to:

1. Offering a transformative educational experience
2. Being a model for quality, affordable higher education
3. Producing impactful research
4. Providing exceptional work-related career opportunities
5. Being an engine of innovation and enterprise
6. Being financially and environmentally sustainable
7. Offering an enriching work environment
8. Investing in the future
9. Establishing a global learning network.

Download our full strategic plan (1.9 mb).

*Modern universities are defined as higher education institutions that were granted university status in, and subsequent to, 1992.