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Mission and strategies: our University Plan

Following his appointment in September 2019, Vice-Chancellor Charlie Jeffery began to develop a strategy for the University for the next ten years, and consultation with staff and students began in October 2019.

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Our existing strategy

Our existing strategy was developed in 2014 by Vice-Chancellor Koen Lamberts, in consultation with all staff and students, and continues to guide and inform our activities.

The University Strategy 2014-2020

Key objectives

    1. To be a world leader in research
    2. To offer outstanding teaching and learning
    3. To offer all our students an outstanding and valuable experience

Supporting objectives

    1. To be sufficiently large to be excellent, resilient and financially sustainable
    2. To be organised in the most efficient and effective way
    3. To work effectively with other organisations and stakeholder

Read the 2014-2020 Strategy in full