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University of Chichester Strategic Plan 2018-2025

Our Mission:

To provide outstanding education, advance knowledge and benefit the world. 

Our Vision:

To achieve national and international recognition for the excellence of our teaching, research and innovation. We will secure full acknowledgment as an outstanding university with a strong externally-facing focus. As the only university in West Sussex, we recognise the economic, social and cultural importance of ‘place’ and the need to meet both local and global challenges.

Key Strategic Themes:

  • We will strengthen the distinctiveness of the Chichester student experience as high-quality, personalised, accessible and aspirational
  • We will increase the size and diversity of our student body
  • We will provide an excellent staff experience based on the core values of the University community
  • We will achieve disciplinary and cross-disciplinary excellence in research and innovation
  • We will increase external academic engagement, meeting regional needs and securing national and international recognition 
  • We will build on our heritage in teacher education
  • We will contribute to the development of a strong economic ecosystem in West Sussex through imaginative business partnerships, enterprise education and support for graduate start-ups
  • We will develop attractive and environmentally sustainable campuses

For further details on each of these strategic goals, please download our University Strategy.