Our strategy is simple: to create a place where the best researchers and most promising students can achieve their full potential.
No matter what course you’re studying, what faculty you work for, or how you’re involved with the University, our strategy is relevant to you.
The University's strategic plan is more than a high-level document for our governing bodies and senior management. It is the roadmap to achieving our shared vision.
We published our 2016-20 Strategic Plan in March 2016 following a wide-ranging consultation with our staff, students and other key stakeholders.
The plan continues the trajectory that began almost 170 years ago with our twin founding commitments to excellence and public service. By 2020 we will
The 2016–20 strategy builds on our progress under our previous five-year plan. Download The University of Sydney 2011–15 Strategic Plan Performance Report (PDF, 407MB).
Our vision is unashamedly aspirational, aiming to position the University of Sydney as the best university in Australia and a leading institution globally.
Creating opportunities for our future
Our Indigenous strategy, Wingara Mura-Bunga Barrabugu, outlines our commitment to creating higher education and leadership opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and for valuing Indigenous culture.