We will advance our reputation and profile internationally by being proud of our strengths and by working together with colleagues, students, alumni and partners

We will speak out authentically on issues of the day and ensure that our voice is heard and our impact recognised across the globe

​We will bring together and promote work across our institutional themes, for example:

  • cementing our place as the world’s leading university for sport and using our reputation to forge new partnerships;
  • combining our creative, analytical and technological expertise to accelerate a reduction of global emissions;
  • being a trusted source of knowledge and expertise on global societal issues

We will grow our international student numbers – both in terms of volume and geographical diversity

We will attract high calibre staff from across the globe

We will form substantive partnerships with world-renowned international universities and organisations