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University mission and values

Corporate Strategy 2027: Ambition Delivered Today

Building on the success of Teesside 2020, the new Corporate Strategy: Ambition Delivered Today, sets out a bold future for the institution over the next five years, driving academic achievement and delivering excellence for our 学生, partners and society.

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The strategy will position Teesside as a high-performing global university anchored in the t恤谷, inspiring confidence in our community and providing learning opportunities for all.


Teesside will be a leading University with an international reputation for academic excellence that provides an outstanding student and learning experience underpinned by research, enterprise and the professions.


Teesside University generates and applies knowledge that contributes to the economic, social and cultural success of 学生, partners and the communities we serve.

Through education enriched by research, 创新, and engagement with business and the professions, we transform lives and economies.

At Teesside University we seek to enhance the experience of all our 学生, staff and external partners by:

  • Delivering excellence in learning, research and enterprise
  • Empowering individuals and teams to enhance their contribution to the University
  • Fostering creativity, enterprise and 创新
  • Embracing diversity and actively opposing prejudice
  • Communicating openly, honestly and respectfully at all times
  • Committing to sustainability and the protection of our environment
  • Taking responsibility and demonstrating leadership

Our 值 and Behaviours framework supports how we work together towards the achievement of our aims and objectives.


  1. Learning and Teaching – delivering innovative and impactful pro愿景 through Education 4.0
  2. 研究 and Innovation – delivering excellent research that enhances wellbeing, productivity and prosperity, shaping the research challenges of tomorrow
  3. Enterprise and 业务 Engagement – an internationally recognised and engaged University delivering enterprise, 创新 and impact
  4. 国际 – providing an excellent international experience through partnerships and networks across the world
  5. Resources and 业务 Management – ensuring University resilience, investment and growth, driving strategic transformation and change, and supporting academic excellence and the student experience

Economic and Social 影响

Teesside University’s commitment to our 学生, staff and communities is absolute. Plugged into civic society and driving positive social impact, our local footprint – extending from the 业务 School in the campus heart to 米玛 in 米德尔斯堡 town centre and the National Horizons Centre in Darlington – provides a vital network of facilities, experience and expertise, all of which will play an important role in the regeneration of our local ecosystem.

Our global position will allow us to develop important relationships with key markets, exercising our international soft power and positioning ourselves as the gateway for regional economic success.

Our ambitions to deliver positive change and operate as a responsible and ethical organisation are set out in the Teesside University Charter for Social 影响. The Charter Framework encapsulates our mission-driven work to progress social mobility, 为了确保平等, diversity and inclusion, to galvanise the regional economy and to deliver impactful research.


Ambition Delivered Today

At Teesside University we believe that 创新 powers our steps to create a world where everyone benefits from progress.