Faculty Mission, Vision and Values

Our academic and professional staff are guided by a faculty-wide commitment to ethical behaviour, openness and transparency.

Mission

We produce outstanding thinkers, teachers, scholars and leaders in the humanities, languages and social sciences who take their commitment to creativity, innovation and collaboration to the world stage.

Vision

We aspire to be at the global forefront of critical thinking and intellectual engagement, providing excellence in research and teaching and learning. We aim to be the leading institution in the Asia region for research and study in the humanities, languages and social sciences.

We aim to bring unparalleled excellence in research and teaching to students, industry partners and society as a whole, and to operate at the highest levels internationally and across disciplines.

We aim to produce research of outstanding quality with strong societal impact.

Values

We value an anti-discriminatory work and learning-environment, and respect cultural, social and intellectual diversity.

We have a firm commitment to the University’s Reconciliation Action Plan, and work to ensure the access and participation of Indigenous Australians, as both students and staff, in the academic pursuits of the Faculty.

Read our Indigenous initiatives

We are committed to community engagement, cohort building, collegiality and collaboration and access and equity.

Our academic and professional staff are guided by a faculty-wide commitment to ethical behaviour, openness and transparency. Academic freedom guides our research and teaching.