Overhead shot of Liverpool

Our vision and strategy

One University

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.

Our vision

To be recognised as a modern civic university delivering solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.

Our values

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.

Our mission

  • 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

Our strategy

View information relating to LJMU's Strategic Plan 2017 - 2022:

Strategic Plan | Strategy Map

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.

  1. Placeholder
    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 

  2. Placeholder
    Excellence in Education: Professor Peter Byers, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) sets out our teaching and learning agenda

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:

  • Placeholder
    Professor Phil Vickerman, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Initiatives and Enhancements), gives an overview of our transformative campus investment plans