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Our Mission & Beliefs

Our mission is to pursue research at the highest international level, creating new knowledge and expertly transmitting the benefi ts of this to our students, partners and users of our research.

  • Our beliefs and values shape our direction, our ambitions and our passion for the work of the University.
  • We are committed to meeting the needs of our students and collaborators through our research and teaching.
  • We are committed to celebrating the diversity of members of the University and maximising their potential.
  • We believe that accountability, integrity and professionalism in all our staff are touchstones of an international university.
  • We believe that our enduring relationships with alumni and collaborators make a difference to their communities.

These beliefs are underpinned by our emphasis on:

  • Equality of opportunity.
  • High standards of scholarship.
  • Academic freedom.
  • The pursuit of excellence and innovation.
  • Turning our ideas into action.
  • An atmosphere of collegiality.
  • Mutual respect for each other and those we serve.


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