Our vision and values

Our vision

To be a relevant, contemporary and vibrant contributor to individual and community prosperity throughout Canterbury by improving access, extending the range of programmes and services and by being a destination for national and international students.

Our values

Kia pono – Trust: We are respectful in our approach, credible in our actions and accountable for our results

Kia Tūhono – Connect: We stay connected, relevant and forward thinking to create opportunities on and beyond campus

Kia Hihiri – Inspire: Our expertise, support and practical approach inspires courage, creativity, innovation and success

These values, along with the strategic drivers of growth, success and sustainability underpin our goals for 2015-2017, which are:

  • Market relevance
  • Graduate outcomes
  • Dynamic learning and environments