UWS Making the Difference: 2014 - 2016 Strategy

The UWS Making the Difference (MTD) is a 'strategy on a page' and represents the cornerstone of the University's strategic planning process.It was revised in 2013 to reflect the changing higher education environment and in December 2013 the Board of Trustees endorsed the UWS Making the Difference: 2014-2016 Strategy (PDF, 37.88 KB)(opens in a new window)

Key Focus Areas

The Strategy includes five focus areas:

  • Position for success in the higher education environment
  • Create a superior and engaged learning experience
  • Develop focused, relevant and world-class engaged research
  • Develop mutually beneficial engagement partnerships
  • Build organisational capacity

Key Performance Areas

The University has six key performance indicators (KPIs):

  • Widening participation
  • Student retention
  • Research outcomes 
  • International enrolments
  • Postgraduate load
  • Student satisfaction

The KPIs align with the University's mission and key strategic directions and objections as outlined in the Making the Difference strategy.

Related Documents

For information related to the UWS strategy or KPI's, please contact Jo Maguire (opens in a new window) on j.maguire@uws.edu.au (opens in a new window)

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