Measuring our impact

The University has developed a set of 2020 Strategic Indicators which set ambitious outcomes for measuring progress against our 2020 goals. These are complemented by a clear focus on enhancing our social and economic impact as a University for the Common Good through a range of mechanisms from student enterprise and volunteering to our innovative outreach and environmental initiatives. Our pursuit of Common Good goals and economic regeneration and growth are not mutually exclusive.

2020 Strategic Indicators

  • Maintain a leading position for widening access
  • Achieve excellent student satisfaction
  • Ensure positive outcomes for our students and graduates
  • Diversify our student population
  • Increase the proportion of our research rated as world class or internationally excellent in key areas of strength
  • Enhance staff engagement and grow the proportion of our academic staff holding doctoral and postgraduate qualifications
  • Ensure sustainability