Our Mission and Vision

Our mission is to ‘create a healthier society through education, research and clinical care’ and is as relevant today as it was 57 years ago.

Fit for the Future

91 University College’s strategic plan sets out a clear direction of travel to ensure our future success as a health sciences university. Our new strategic plan is defined by our ambitions for continued excellence, growth and partnership.

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Mission and Vision

Our Mission:


Our mission is to ‘create a healthier society through education, research and clinical care’ and is as relevant today as it was 57 years ago. It is especially pertinent as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic to face significant challenges and uncertainties.

Our Vision:


Our vision is “To be a leading specialist health sciences university providing excellent education, clinical care and applied research. We will become an important anchor institution serving Dorset and our local communities, recognised nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence.” This will drive the next phase of our institutional journey as we continue to develop and diversify our academic portfolio and patient services.