Strategic Plan

Kinder, Greener, Diverse

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Our future

  1. Vision

    • A kinder, greener, diverse global student community, creating lasting impact for generations to come
  2. Mission

    • DUSA exists to represent students and provide innovative and excellent services that transform their lives
  1. Values

    • DUSA are committed to creating an environment in which all staff, volunteers and members are supported to continuously develop their talents, skills, and knowledge
  2. Core values

    • Dignity and respect
    • Community
    • Innovation
    • Honesty and integrity

Strategic goals

  1. Increase influence and impact

    • Increased engagement with students and becoming more representative of our diverse student population, building on our strong student voice and representative network. Improving the learning and teaching and overall student experience
  2. Develop community

    • Improve equality, diversity and inclusion through development of community and sense of belonging amongst students from different backgrounds and cultures
  3. Create opportunities

    • Through providing students with volunteering, fundraising, employment, social and extra-curricular activities to build support networks
  4. High quality student support

    • Through providing students with advice, advocacy, guidance, support and representation on housing, welfare, wellbeing and academic issues

Strategic priorities

  1. Develop physical and virtual spaces

    • which help to achieve our strategic goals and are relevant to our diverse, global student population.
  2. Quality products and excellent services

    • through developing our cafĂ© culture, retail, events and support services, to meet the needs of our diverse, global student population
  3. Build capacity

    • of our students, volunteers and staff through developing collaborative leadership. Improving policies, training and systems that support inclusion and innovation, enabling our people to fulfil their potential
  4. Improve sustainability

    • by being ethical and environmentally conscientious, in all that we do
  5. Create partnerships

    • which are mutually beneficial with University of Dundee, local businesses and community groups