Cardiff's ambition and strategic direction is set out in The Way Forward 2012-2017.
In five years’ time, Cardiff University will consistently be among the top 100 universities in the world. The principles of excellence and capacity building will underpin the University’s “Research, Innovation and Enterprise” strategy. We will ensure that our research has global impact by tackling the grand challenges of our time. We will embark on a large-scale new build project to strengthen the “Research, Innovation and Enterprise” infrastructure of the University.
Cardiff already has international recognition as a successful, research-intensive university; the challenge is to enhance that position on an increasingly competitive international stage. The “Research, Innovation and Enterprise” strategy sets out how we will deliver against our ambitions, to ensure that we are best positioned to contribute to the skills, jobs and economic growth agendas.
In pursuing our ambition we will: