Introducing UBC's New Strategic Plan: Shaping UBC's Next Century

April 20, 2018

UBC is proud to launch its new strategic plan: Shaping UBC’s Next Century.

This plan sets out our collective vision and purpose, and our goals and strategies for the years ahead. It will guide our decisions and actions - and create a framework for resource allocation across the university.

Shaping UBC’s Next Century focuses on three themes that we believe are critical to society today: Inclusion, Collaboration and Innovation.

The plan also describes four core areas that continue to define what we do as a public university: People and Places, Research Excellence, Transformative Learning and Local and Global Engagement.

Shaping UBC’s Next Century outlines our ambitions through a series of strategies. Our next steps will be translating these strategies to actions, and creating project plans to guide and align our efforts.

We will continue to seek your input as we move forward. We hope you will continue with us on this journey.

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