Western Sydney University

Mission, Goals and Strategic Plan

The Western Sydney University is building on its reputation for resilience and flexibility to cement a student-centred and research-led culture at the core of its next phase of development.

Our Vision

To secure success for our students and the Greater Western Sydney region through innovation and discovery in a dynamic and technology-enabled world

Our Mission

To be a university of international standing and outlook, achieving excellence through scholarship, teaching, learning, research and service to local and international communities, beginning with the people of Greater Western Sydney.

What we Believe in

  • The primacy of the student experience
  • Environmental and social responsibility
  • A vibrant and inclusive intellectual community
  • Opportunity for excellence
  • Being connected locally and internationally
  • Valuing, developing and rewarding our staff

Our Values

  • Excellence and quality
  • Scholarly rigour and integrity
  • Equity and inclusiveness
  • Collegiality and participatory 
  • Academic responsibility and freedom
  • Relevance and responsibility 
  • Ethics and accountability