About the University

Our Values

Our Values

Our principles and values recognise and build upon a foundation that is shared across the higher education sector.

We are committed to certain fundamental values, shared throughout the higher education sector, including:

  • academic freedom
  • the pursuit of knowledge and understanding
  • a sound academic disciplinary base
  • a methodology based on reason and evidence
  • social responsibility
  • transparency

In addition, at Newcastle we:

  • are committed to excellence
  • value diversity
  • respond to societal challenges
  • place equal importance on research and teaching
  • educate for life
  • are globally ambitious and regionally rooted
  • invest in excellent staff