About the University

Strategic Objectives

Strategic Objectives

Our vision and mission can be distilled into a number of institutional objectives, categorised in terms of our core functions, core structures and corporate activities.

As a university, our objectives are to achieve and maintain a:

  • place in the top 20 in the UK for research
  • place in the top 20 in the UK for student satisfaction
  • focus on three Societal Challenge Themes: Ageing, Social Renewal, and Sustainability
  • significant international, national and regional profile and reputation
  • financial and environmental sustainability

Our objectives are defined in terms of our three core functions: