We aim to become a universally acknowledged world centre of higher education.
- Excellence in research and teaching
- Ambition and drive
- Entrepreneurial flair
- Commitment – to solving global problems
- Service – to the University’s surrounding area, the UK and internationally
- Community – lively, welcoming and challenging for staff and students
- Independence – the University is an independent entity, autonomous in its governance, subscribing to the principles of unfettered rational enquiry