University of Venda, Mission & Vision

University of Venda, Mission & Vision

Vision

The University of Venda aspires to be at the centre of tertiary education for rural and regional development in Southern Africa.

Mission

The University of Venda, anchored on the pillars of excellence in teaching, learning, research and community engagement, produces graduates imbued with knowledge, skills and qualifications which are locally relevant and globally competitive.

Values

QUALITY AND EXCELLENCE
Strive for the highest standards as benchmarked with and evaluated by peers.

ACCOUNTABILITY
Commitment to good and responsible use of human, fiscal and physical resources entrusted to us to deliver on and be answerable to our mandate.

TRANSPARENCY
Openness to public scrutiny of our actions, processes and use of our resources.

INTEGRITY
Consistently espousing and practising honesty, truth and freedom in all we do.

RESPECT
Treating all stakeholders with civility and dignity.

DIVERSITY
Recognising that diversity and excellence are mutually inclusive and using this to enhance our teaching, scholarship and community engagement.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Contributing to the best extent possible, to the intellectual,  social and economic well-being of the communities we serve.

UBUNTU
Fostering a caring, mutually supporting environment and treating individuals
with respect and dignity in the spirit of Ubuntu.

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