Supporting strategic delivery are a number of enabling strands to help us deliver our aspirations.
These cover our People and Culture Strategy, our place in both the region and the world, our finances and our approach to tomorrow's world.
Athena SWAN Award
We are delighted to have secured Athena SWAN Silver, which is a reflection both of the hard work of the project team and of the broader commitment across the University to inclusivity and equality."
Professor Sarah Vickerstaff
The Financial Strategy over this period needs to ensure the University returns to a financially sustainable and viable position and that its activities deliver a financial surplus that is sufficient to maintain our core operations, invest in opportunities and protect against economic risks.
We need to:
Towards Tomorrow's World
We have made great strides with our approach to marketing with better insight, better planning, better reporting and good innovation. The next steps will be to embed the new brand purpose internally and to launch externally.”
We will get increasing value – in its widest sense – from our estate:
•Development of our estate - in line with local master plans (Canterbury and Medway) with reference to wider Kent and Medway infrastructure developments.
•Accommodation of growth - in line with our emerging size and shape
•Ensuring that our estate as whole is as green and sustainable as possible
•Increasing community access - and growing income from our assets.
Staff making a difference
My main role, as Housekeeping Manager, involves managing a brilliant team of professional cleaners and handy persons who ensure that accommodation is ready for students and maintain it while they’re here. "
The underlying theme is that as a university which aspires to global impact, internationalisation must be central to all other aspects of our strategy.
It is our international students, our international faculty and their research, and our international partnerships that make the crucial difference to our sustainability and enable our contribution to cultural, social, and economic benefits regionally, nationally, and internationally.
The Medway holistic vision provides for a distinct and professionally aligned market-led portfolio which retains our values and identity as a dual intensity university but which is closely aligned to the regional needs of Medway.
It also provides enhanced focus and purpose to our role as a civic and anchor institution that serves the local region and where education and research are mutually reinforcing.
Our new Medway strategy sets out an exciting vision for the region with a distinct and professionally aligned portfolio and enhanced regional and civic focus aligned to the regional needs of Medway and its people."