Core Values

  • Excellence-: Encouraging and promoting excellence through innovation and creativity, rigour and pragmatism.
  • Integrity-: Being honest and ethical in all interactions, maintaining the highest ethical standards in teaching, research, public engagement and service.
  • Inclusiveness and Diversity-: Embracing and acting on responsibility to guarantee diversity and equity.
  • Responsiveness-: Being receptive to individuals and communities.
  • Accountability-: Accepting responsibility for achievement of common goals and objectives.
  • Freedom and Discovery-: Supporting the freedom to pursue knowledge that is based on individual and collective intelligence, curiosity, ingenuity and creativity.
  • Recognition-: Acknowledging, tangibly, all aspects of university enterprise including teaching and learning, research, scholarship, creative activity and public engagement.
  • Responsibility to Learners-: Recognizing students as a first priority and providing the environment and support to ensure their academic and personal success.
  • Sustainability-: Acting in a manner that is environmentally, economically and socially sustainable in administration, academic and research programs.