Our Mission - Vision 2021

Nwecastle QuaysideVision 2021 confirms the core values, ambitions and objectives that will sustain and drive forward the University over the next 12 years.

We aim:

  • to be a world-class research-intensive University
  • to deliver teaching and facilitate learning of the highest quality
  • to play a leading role in the economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England

The strategic vision for the University recognises the breadth of our academic purpose, our current and aspirational strengths, and our pivotal position in society.

To learn more, download the Vision2021 document (PDF 866K)

We are committed to ensuring our research helps address some of the key global issues by focusing on selected societal challenge themes, as part of our overall focus on excellence with impact.