Mission

The mission of the University of Queensland is to create a community dedicated to achieving national and international levels of excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, one that make significant contributions to the intellectual, cultural, social and economic life of the state of Queensland and the Australian nation.

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Strategic Plan 2004-2008 section

Strategic aims, aspirations and commitments (Strategic Plan 2004-2008)

Throughout its history of almost a century, The University of Queensland has shared with the world's great universities the enduring values of creating and transmitting knowledge, the passionate and disinterested pursuit of truth, the maintenance o...

Key operational priorities (Strategic Plan 2004-2008)

All actions will be influenced by the pressing need to attract substantially greater amounts of income from sources apart from the base Commonwealth Operating Grant, in order to overcome prospective funding difficulties, provide adequate remunerati...

Teaching and Learning (Strategic Plan 2004-2008)

Strategic objectives As the preferred university of the majority of Queensland's most highly-qualified students, whether school leavers, mature-age students or graduates returning for higher-level studies, as well as of ...

Research and research training (Strategic Plan 2004-2008)

Strategic objectives The University of Queensland is one of Australia's premier, broad-based, research-intensive universities. The University aims to achieve international excellence in all types of research and research...

Management and resources (Strategic Plan 2004-2008)

Strategic objectives The University of Queensland will: ensure that its academic aims and aspirations are supported by effective management structures, policies, practices and systems and that all aspects of the U...

Community partnerships (Strategic Plan 2004-2008)

Strategic objectives Recognising that its activities and resources represent a remarkable state and national resource, the University will: develop closer and more numerous links with the wider community of which ...

Relationship to Queensland Government social and fiscal objectives (Strategic Plan 2004-2008)

The Queensland Government has identified a set of social and fiscal objectives to guide the planning of the State's statutory authorities. A major focus of the University's activities involves support for Priority 1 ? More jobs for Qu...

Strategic Plan 2004-2008 (pdf)