In five years’ time Cardiff will consistently be among the top 100 universities in the world and the top 20 in the UK.
The University exists to create and share knowledge and to educate for the benefit of all
A world-leading, research-excellent, educationally outstanding university, driven by creativity and curiosity, which fulfils its social, cultural and economic obligations to Cardiff, Wales, and the world.
Underpinning these efforts will be a commitment to exercising a conscious financial discipline to maintain our self-determination and allow us to fund our ambition. As an organisation we will be focussed, professional, efficient and effective, with infrastructure and support services working to the highest standards in comparison with our peers. We are committed to providing an excellent staff experience to match that of our students.
Progress in achieving our ambitions by 2017 will be measured by the following key performance indicators:
5 successful projects as measured by survey results
10% increase in industry funding per annum
Top 10 in the Research Excellence Framework
10% Research income growth per annum
90% overall satisfaction in NSS for every school (at least)
80% satisfaction in NSS assessment and feedback category for every school (at least)
2 Institutional collaboration with two other universities
Top 100 world position
Top 20 Times position
17% of our home students internationally mobile
5% cash surplus per annum (at least)
54% staff costs (of total income per annum)