Core Values

What can customers, stakeholders and our community expect from the University?

As a collective community, we are proud to communicate what our communities can expect from us. We have outlined these expectations in line with Our Core Values

Value People

We enable people to achieve beyond their expectations, which attracts high-performing staff, students with a drive to succeed, and partners who are keen to benefit from our expertise. We share a collective endeavour to open minds, and encourage and inspire those who come into contact with us. We are true ambassadors of our purpose and promises.

We need our staff to … trust and support each other to deliver on our promises, listen and act with integrity to build positive long-lasting partnerships.


We think big and make an impact. We have passion and ambition, and look for opportunities to stretch and challenge ourselves and others. We evolve through new learning and experiences, and are beacons of good practice. We create a reputation where our innovation, skills and knowledge are relied upon by industry to fulfil their potential and ensure their future success.

We need our staff to  … be proud of what we do, make themselves visible, and tell our story in a way that strengthens our global presence.

Future Focused

We are modern, seek out and embrace current thinking, and employ innovative practices. We have determination, knowledge and a positive attitude, keeping engaged in the world around us and staying ahead of the game.

We need our staff to  …  have a confident and adaptable approach to change, work together to challenge, take the lead and set the pace.


We create thriving communities where those around us are confident to share their views, celebrate success and are proud of the achievements we make. We create stimulating environments that transform the prospects of all who engage with us. We believe we all make a difference.

We need our staff to  … be curious, optimistic and strive for excellence. 

We value people, are future focused, bold and foster brilliance. These values need to be lived and embedded into our daily working lives. We all have a responsibility to role model the values, ensure they drive our work, and encourage each other to achieve excellence in all that we do.