Our Vision & Mission

Our Vision

Bishop Grosseteste University is committed to being a leader in learning, to inspire excellence, and to enrich the lives of its students and staff and the communities it serves.

Our Mission

Inspired by the University’s Church of England foundation our mission is to:

  • Excel at teaching, learning and research
  • Enable all students to achieve in the highest possible standard in their chosen field of study
  • Provide life‑enriching opportunities for our students
  • Recognise aspiration and achievements and provide opportunities for self‑development
  • Foster an ethos in which individuals are valued and diversity is celebrated
  • Develop productive partnerships to extend and deepen our external contribution regionally, nationally and internationally

Our Values

  • We aim to be an inclusive community which fosters an ethos of mutual respect, trust and care
  • We seek to take an ethical approach to all activity and policy‑making
  • We recognise the place of faith within the human experience and provide for its practice, nurture and exploration
  • We believe in education, learning and the facilitation of personal development, placing high value upon the academic quality of the courses we offer
  • We want to make a positive impact on the societies in which we live and work and this includes supporting sustainable development and fairtrade

Our Ethos

We are for life in all its fullness:

  • Valuing Faith
  • Creating Community
  • Inspiring Trust
  • Informing Conscience
  • Attaining Wisdom