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Our Mission

We're committed to Newcastle University’s ‘Vision 2021’. The main aim of this is to become a world-class civic university.

Our vision for the School of Medicinen is to provide excellence in teaching and support. Our research and development work enhances this, which in itself has a reputation of excellence.

Teaching and learning

We will improve the provision of high-quality teaching, IT infrastructure and administrative support.

We aim to achieve this through the continuous evaluation and development of teaching practices. and innovation in technological support.


We want to expand our innovation and development work into learning technologies. This gives us an established portfolio of research into pedagogy in clinical education.


We want to foster strong relationships with:

  • our NHS colleagues
  • further and higher education counterparts
  • local businesses

We will achieve this through collaborative working, using our experience in learning practice.


We aim to manage the School in a sustainable manner.

We follow the University's commitments for environmental sustainability and energy use. We achieve this by:

  • empowering and motivating staff, students and stakeholders through effective engagement
  • minimising our carbon footprint
  • encouraging sustainable travel choices for students, staff and visitors
  • encouraging the recycling of waste