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Strategic Goal 4


An Established University Trust Which Provides
Highly Valued Knowledge and Learning For All


Watch Sarah Morley, Executive Director of Organisational Development & Workforce, explain this strategic goal...

Our objectives are to:

  • Deliver inspirational teaching which is enhanced and informed by world class research and professional practice

  • Create a supportive and enriching learning environment for all of our learners

  • Provide a learning experience that learners rate as excellent

  • Be rated as a high quality provider of education and learning nationally and internationally in a number of priority areas

  • Raise the profile of the University Trust on a UK and international stage

We will achieve this by:

  • Developing a high quality education and training programme aligned to the needs of our local, national and international partners

  • Appointing visiting professors and Professors of Practice to the Trust and aligning their work with priority areas of industry and business partners

  • Attracting academics with national and international reputations

  • Fostering partnerships with leading organisations from around the world in our stated areas of priority

  • Equipping all learners to make the best use of physical and digital learning resources, and utilising Cardiff as a living classroom

  • Increasing our investment in a range of funded strategic initiatives to ensure staff have the time and environment to undertake learning. We will invest additional funds in:

    • supporting our workforce to undertake MScs and PhDs

    • supporting our workforce to take up Fellowships

    • supporting our workforce to obtain professional, technical and role specific qualifications and accreditations

    • providing research and learning opportunities for students from our university partners, the industry and other sectors

  • Developing unique learning opportunities in specialist areas including the Velindre School of Oncology and Welsh Blood Service Modernising Scientific Careers programme

  • Developing a marketing and communications strategy which attracts learners to our programmes and raises the profile of the Trust

  • Identifying a range of partners and collaborators to enhance our offer and brand across the globe