Strategy implementation

Our Strategy was launched in 2016 and provides a roadmap that sets out our goals in six key areas. Here you will find a timeline for implementation (PDF, 16kB) and updates on our progress as we put our strategy into effect over the next seven years.

Latest update: March 2017

Launch of Specialist Research Institutes

This month saw the launch of seven new Specialist Research Institutes (SRIs) that reflect our strength in key specialisms where we're already internationally renowned and looking to grow. The new SRIs complement our existing research institutes and add to our culture of innovation, strong community and outstanding facilities. They will help us advance our position as one of the world's leading research-intensive universities, and the top destination for students and staff internationally. 

Education and the student experience

We will provide an outstanding research-rich, innovative and inclusive education to prepare our students for a rapidly-changing world.

Research, innovation and partnerships

We will cement our position as one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities and be an exemplar of openness and collaboration.

Our staff and ways of working

We will recruit, develop and retain the best staff and provide them with a challenging, high-performing and supportive environment

  • Governance review
  • Personal development and performance management
  • Staff engagement plan
  • Increase diversity within our staff population

Internationalisation and global relations

We will further internationalise our student experience, deepen our alliances worldwide and reinforce our global reputation for excellence.

Physical and digital infrastructure

We will provide a welcoming, well-maintained and inclusive campus with everything our staff and students need to succeed and flourish.

Sustainability

We will work in partnership with students, the city and organisations around the globe to address social and environmental challenges.

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