Our Core Value
Learner-CenteredWe do not teach our students but we only attempt to provide conditions in which to enhance their academic successEquality of access and opportunityWe endorse the aim of widening participation in higher education, and value the benefits of diversity in our staff and student communities.Respect for Diversity & individual differencesWe promote diversity in the University community, through our people, ideas and cultures. We create a vibrant, inclusive environment in which ideas flourish and future generations, regardless of background are empowered. We respect our colleagues and work together for shared success.ote diveHolisticWe are committed to develop the whole person as God intends him to be.ExcellenceWe strive for excellence, seeking to apply the highest standards to benefits our communities.Service to Society.We are committed to fostering the broader social good, at the local and national level in the communities we operate in, as well as globally.Entrepreneurship and InnovationWe will continue to encourage innovation throughout the University community and be known for our entrepreneurship.Transparency and AccountabilityWe strive to be clear and open about what we do and why, and value the views of the whole University community. Our decisions ensure responsible stewardship of the University’s resources, reputation and values. We lead by example in all areas including our approaches to sustainability.Academic freedom and curiosityAll academic staff and students should be able to follow their academic interests in order to engage in research, teaching and learning of the highest quality. We value learning and knowledge for their own sake, as well as for the social and economic benefit they can bring.Partnership and collaborationWe take the initiative to engage with others: universities, governments, student associations, schools, businesses, charities and communities-locally, nationally and internationally.Staff and student supportWe recognize our duty of care to all staff and students, and will provide them with high quality support to facilitate the development of their intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual wellbeing.