Bring together multiple disciplines, professional service areas and students working together across traditional disciplinary, subject and professional boundaries to engage in scholarship, research and praxis to create impact at the course, institutional, national and global levels;
Create a space in which to grow a community of practice of staff and students using signature, multi-disciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches to enhancing, and adding further distinction to, our applied curriculum;
Contribute to our mission as a widening participation university that is concerned to support the social mobility of our students;
Be forward looking by considering the needs of the learner and educator of 2025 and beyond;
Be outwardly focused by creating transdisciplinary scholarly and research praxis in learning, teaching and student engagement that uniquely demonstrates how learning and teaching contributes to core regional and global challenges of the 21st century.