Our vision and strategic plan
We are the University of Sheffield. This is our vision.
Our vision and 2020-2025 strategic plan
We will deliver life-enhancing research, innovation and education that not only transforms the lives of our graduates, but shapes the world we live in. We believe the best way to achieve this is by fostering an ambitious, inclusive, collaborative community.
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We are, and will always be, guided by our values of ambition, excellence, collaboration, inclusivity, responsibility and transparency.
At the University of Sheffield, we’re proud of the difference we've made and continue to make. But we’ll never stop exploring new ways to do more.
Our distinctive and innovative research will be world-leading and world-changing. We will produce the highest quality research to drive intellectual advances and address global challenges.
Our teachers will deliver research-led programmes that inspire, enthuse and challenge a diverse community of outstanding students. Our graduates will be equipped to stand out as confident global citizens guided by strong values, ethics and standards – able to make meaningful contributions to society.