Vision and Values

Our vision

To be Australia’s most accessible, supportive and engaged university, recognised globally for innovative teaching and research excellence

Our purpose

To provide world-class, transformative education and research for our students, partners and communities across Australia and internationally.

Our values


We strive to be Australia’s most engaged university by connecting and collaborating with students, stakeholders, industry and communities. We value strong, productive and mutually beneficial partnerships that influence positive outcomes for those we seek to serve.

Can Do

We exceed expectations and work together to identify opportunities and apply sustainable solutions to challenges. We support each other to be our best, with an ethos that is underpinned by evidence-based continual improvement. We aspire to greatness in everything we do and take decisive action to ensure we are meeting the needs of those we seek to serve.


We empower everyone to be a problem solver and decision maker. We operate with integrity at all times and build trust through a commitment to consistency, fairness, quality, probity and transparency in everything we do.


We exhibit courage in our leadership by daring to be different, being bold and responding to the needs of our students, staff, alumni and communities. In doing so, we demonstrate excellence and innovation in learning, teaching, research, engagement and governance. We accept our responsibility to be leaders both inside and outside the University and sector.


We embrace and celebrate diversity and strive to improve access and participation. We promote respect, honesty and unity with safe and inclusive environments. We work together to create positive and tangible change with our communities.