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Mission and strategies: the University Plan

In 2014, in consultation with all staff and students, Vice-Chancellor Koen Lamberts led the development of a new University Strategy. This strategy will guide and inform our activities until 2020.

After his appointment in September 2019, Vice-Chancellor Charlie Jeffery began to develop a new strategy for the next ten years. Consultation with staff and students on this vision began in October 2019. The intention is to develop a vision for our future by January 2020.

The University Strategy

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 stakeholders

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Supporting strategies

The University Strategy is accompanied by a number of supporting strategies.