Our active engagement with business, industry, government and the community is central to our mission to improve lives and to address the needs of society. Effective communication and productive partnerships will expand our capacity to address the significant economic, scientific and social challenges of our age.
Making a Difference requires that our actions have impact whether at local, national or international levels. Maximising that impact requires effective engagement. This means that we listen and we deliver, tackling real-world problems and delivering effective solutions.
Our courses will be informed by the needs of business, industry, healthcare and other public sectors to deliver graduates who meet the requirements of tomorrow’s workforce.
Our campus environment will be a catalyst for collaboration and engagement. We will invest in infrastructure that enhances our community and creates a precinct for innovation, enterprise and economic growth.
Our fundamental research will deliver outcomes that change the way in which we understand the world around us. Our knowledge and expertise will also be applied in areas that deliver practical and economic benefits for social good.
Our focus on personal enterprise and work-integrated learning will enhance graduate employability and serve as a vehicle for forming sustainable partnerships with business, industry and other sectors.
Our commitment to education, health and wellbeing in the Northern Territory, and other regional, rural and remote communities, will continue to embody our mission of Making a Difference.
We will engage with Indigenous Australians, students, staff and the community to respect Indigenous knowledge systems and perspectives, and to progress Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment and wellbeing.
The achievements of our staff, students and alumni will be celebrated and communicated to the wider community.
Flinders University has a large and growing body of alumni across Australia and beyond; we will create and enable opportunities for our community to contribute to our ongoing success.
By providing thought leadership on matters of local, national and international significance, Flinders will grow in profile and reputation, with an increased ability to speak to the world and make a positive difference.
Promote productive partnerships that mobilise our intellectual capabilities to create economic opportunities and drive positive societal benefits.
Expand our global reach through high quality international collaborations in both research and education.
Engage our alumni as powerful advocates for the University and as role models for current students.