Strategy

Strategy

Vision

Our vision is to be internationally recognised as a centre of learning and research that advances knowledge, addresses contemporary social issues and improves people’s lives.

Mission

We are committed to providing an excellent undergraduate and postgraduate education and conducting world-class research. By placing a focus on contemporary social issues in our academic endeavours, our ultimate aim is to have a positive impact on people’s social and psychological wellbeing.

Values

We are guided by the following core values: intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, compassion, collegiality, equality, a healthy working environment, community engagement, employability and best practice.

Goals

  • Conduct excellent research and build critical mass and capacity in our areas of research strength.

  • Promote a vibrant learning environment that is characterised by research-led teaching and underpinned by employability.

  • Promote internationalisation and diversity in our programmes and research.

  • Consolidate existing and build new, long-lasting research communities among academics, practitioners and students.

  • Foster a working environment that supports the achievement of individual and collective goals and a healthy work-life balance.