Strathclyde, University of

The University of Strathclyde was founded in Scotland as a place of useful learning, to make higher education available to all, and to combine excellence with relevance. In fulfilling this mission in today's world it will: * Contribute to the advancement of the knowledge society, to social cohesion and to the quality of life in Scotland, and in the wider national and global community; * Generate, through excellence in research and scholarship, new ideas, knowledge and skills to create opportunities for individuals and society; * Provide high-quality education to all of its students, regardless of background, inspiring them to develop to the full their abilities, and creating outstanding professional and creative people; * Offer the opportunities for all staff to develop their full potential, and contribute fully to the achievement of the University's Vision. The University of Strathclyde aspires to be a dynamic top-ranking European University dedicated to excellence through its core mission of promoting useful learning.'