Vision, Mission & Core Values


A leader in research and innovation that transforms society


Enable the research community to achieve world-class research and innovation in meeting the country’s and the continent’s development agenda

Our Core Values

The University remains committed to the National Values and Principles of Governance as espoused in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution. The key values include inclusiveness, professionalism, good governance, integrity, transparency and accountability, equity, and sustainable development. The University shall be further guided by the following core values:

Freedom of thought and expression: We shall promote and defend freedom of thought and expression in all our academic inquiry and activities.

b) Innovativeness: We shall be innovative in meeting our Mission.

c) Commitment: We are committed to the mission of the University and always act in the best interests of the University.

d) Trust: We trust the good intentions of others, view conflicts as positive and resolve them creatively and effectively to meet the vision and mission of the University.

e) Care: We foster a leadership culture that cares, is people-focused, that connects to and is responsive to the needs of internal and external customers, and promotes stewardship over University resources.

f) Teamwork: We work together as a team to realize the collective results that the University wishes to achieve.

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