We will continue to provide our students with an exceptional experience and encourage our staff to push the boundaries of their professional and academic disciplines so that we are ready and able to thrive in a world of endless possibility and potential.
We are an ambitious and forward thinking institution that challenges convention and believes passionately in the concept of ‘One University’ – a community working together to achieve common student-centered objectives within a clear strategy.
To be recognised as a modern civic university delivering solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.
We believe in the power of education to drive transformation across social, cultural and economic boundaries.
We are innovative and progressive with an entrepreneurial spirit; we think creatively about new ways to do things.
We strive for the highest standards in everything we do.
We believe that by working together in partnership we can achieve strong and lasting results.
We believe in leading the way, challenging convention and breaking new ground.
We believe in the power of sharing expertise, and of people coming together with a common purpose.
- To serve our people and communities, at home and further afield
- To enrich the lives of those we work with
- To act as an anchor institution in the City of Liverpool
View information relating to LJMU's Strategic Plan 2017 - 2022:
Delivering our strategic plan
The 2017-2022 Strategic plan focuses around four key pillars. Here members of our Strategic Management Team explain what these are and what impact they will have on the ongoing development of LJMU.
Outstanding student experience: Mark Power, Registrar and Deputy Chief Executive (Student and Academic Services) summarises our approach to supporting each student to that they can realise their aspirations and potential
Excellence in Education: Professor Peter Byers, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) sets out our teaching and learning agenda
Impactful research and scholarship: Professor Robin Leatherbarrow, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Scholarship, Research and Knowledge Transfer) reaffirms our commitment to ensuring LJMU is engaged in world-class research and scholarship across all academic disciplines
- Civic and global engagement: Dr Edward Harcourt, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) sets out our ambitious plans to become a truly connected university, both at home and around the world
Our commitment to investing in people and places to create an environment where everyone can succeed is encapsulated within another key section of our Strategic Plan, Environment and Enablers:
Professor Phil Vickerman, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Initiatives and Enhancements), gives an overview of our transformative campus investment plans
- Gary Graham, Deputy Chief Executive (Organisational Enhancement), stresses the University’s commitment to investing in our greatest asset, our expert, talented staff
We will be a university that delivers a transformative education, marked by enquiry, discovery and partnership between students and staff.
We will be a university in which the traditions of research and scholarship are embedded in everything we do; we respect and honour the tradition of independence of thought.
We will be a university that disseminates the knowledge gained from our research and enterprise activities into the wider community, through heightened connectivity and enhanced collaboration with leaders in industry and business.
We will be a university which has global reach and impact, and acts as a gateway for overseas engagement and investment.
We will be a university where each person is respected equally and where diversity is embraced.