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Our vision and strategy

2017 - 2022


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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.

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