Making a difference and changing lives through equality of opportunity
At the University of Bradford, our focus is on creating the conditions for social, cultural, and economic impact. We are committed to social inclusion and our work to expand opportunity and enable students to reach their potential has led to us topping the Social Mobility Index of English universities for the last two years.
Our students belong to a supportive University community and achieve the best outcomes as graduates. Our University Strategy sets out our ambitions for 2025, which we will achieve by using our proud heritage as a springboard and remaining steadfast in our commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion. We will harness our strengths in research, innovation, teaching and partnerships to extend our reputation, influence, and impact. All of this will create a values-led culture that is inclusive and effective in enriching lives and benefitting society.
Strategies, Policies, Mission and Values
Everything the University does, no matter how small, forms a part of our mission as an institution and our corporate strategy.
Our values and policies are in place to make sure that, in achieving our goals, we do so as fairly and as well as possible.
Our mission, vision and values
At the University of Bradford we focus on creating the conditions for social, cultural and economic impact. Through this focus our research, innovation and teaching shapes the futures of individuals and societies. Our rich heritage of, and commitment to, applied research, teaching and social inclusion will be used to drive strategic partnerships which extend our influence and impact, while achieving our strategic ambitions.
To drive sustainable social and economic development through outstanding teaching, research and innovation.
Our vision is a world of inclusion and equality of opportunity where people want to, and can, make a difference. We will be known as the place to be to make that difference.
We will be an organisation that embodies our values in everything we do. These values are:
- Excellence - excellence is at the heart of everything we do
- Inclusion - diversity is a source of strength and must be understood, valued, supported and leveraged
- Innovation - we give invention light and celebrate creativity and innovation
- Trust - trust is the foundation of our relationships, underpinned by integrity in all we do