Mission, Goals and Strategic Plan

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 Belize.

Our Vision

To secure success for our students and the Belize region through innovation and discovery in a dynamic and technology-enabled world.

Our Values

  • Commitment to our region and communities
  • Excellence and quality
  • Scholarly rigour and integrity
  • Equity and inclusiveness
  • Collegiality and participation
  • Academic freedom
  • Relevance and responsibility
  • Ethics and accountability

Our Beliefs

  • 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

Securing Success 2018 – 2020 Strategic Plan

Key Focus Areas

  • A distinctively Student-Centred University
  • A Research-Led University with Regional, National and Global Impac
  • An Expanding International Reach and Reputation
  • A Dynamic and Innovative Culture that Secures Success

Strategic objectives are identified to secure the University’s success

  • Student-centeredness that integrates academic and professional opportunity with personal support
  • Strategic intent to expand international reach and reputation
  • Commitment to a dynamic and innovative culture that secures success