The University’s principal mission is to respond to current societal needs as well as shape personal and professional futures through the pursuit of education, training, and research. It is committed to high-quality teaching and learning, world-leading research, academic freedom as well as to the sustainable development of Gibraltar and its importance in the Mediterranean region. Partnerships with business, government, charitable foundations, healthcare and educational institutions lie at the heart of the University’s mission
The University prides itself in the quality of our teaching and of the learning experience we provide. In our mission for Building Excellence (Strategic Plan 2019-2022) special care is being taken to ensure that students are at the centre of all we do. Our Quality Assurance policy and Quality Handbook are designed to ensure students are treated fairly and equally and that the University is able to maintain and safeguard the academic standards of all our taught programmes and research degrees. The Quality Assurance Policy sets out the University’s principles and approach to quality. The purpose of the policy is to support our strategic objectives by continuously enhancing the quality of the student experience while simultaneously safeguarding academic standards and integrity. Detailed procedures for the implementation of this policy are contained in the Quality Handbook which embodies our academic regulations and a comprehensive set of Codes of Practice.