The Green Paper The University of Sydney 2011–2015 outlined both the external and internal challenges that we face in maintaining our current position in an increasingly competitive global education sector. This Strategic Plan defines the 17 key strategies that we have identified as fundamental in responding to these challenges.

The strategies, and initiatives that support them, draw upon every area of our work. They have been developed in collaboration with staff and students from across the University and will continue to take form as we align our faculty and divisional plans to this University-wideblueprint.

We are confident that the strategies outlined in this plan are vital to building upon the work of this great University, and that implementing them through a consistent program of collective planning, decision-making and management will be important to ensuring our ongoing academic strength and international competitiveness into the future.

Michael Spence
Vice-Chancellor and Principal