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Our Strategy

Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University is
a specialist university focused on the land-based sectors

Our purpose is to facilitate excellent research and education to grow the knowledge of our students and help shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationships between land, food, and ecosystems. 

Our graduates are central to our purpose through their work in the land-based sectors in New Zealand and worldwide. 

Our impactful research positions the University as a significant contributor to major advancements in agriculture, agribusiness, tourism, environmental management, and recreation.

 

2024-2028 midpoint update on our ten-year Strategy 

The 2024-2028 midpoint update reaffirms our commitment to our vision and our strategic intent while establishing University-wide priorities and actions for the next five-year period. In addition, it outlines how we will continue to measure our success.

The updated strategy articulates our University-wide approach to addressing challenges while continuing to be firmly committed to our role as a specialist university - specifically cultivating work-ready graduates and conducting impactful research that grows the economy and achieves better social outcomes.

We remain committed to our ambitious vision to be a globally ranked, top-five land-based University, unlocking the power of the land to enhance lives and grow the future, and recognise that there is much more work to be done.

  

Vision

To be a globally-ranked, top-five land-based university unlocking the power of the land to enhance lives and grow the future

 

Purpose

To facilitate excellent research and education to grow the knowledge of our students  and help shape a world that benefits from a greater understanding of the relationships between land, food and ecosystems.

Strategy and plans

Aligned with our Strategy 2019 - 2028, our Investment Plan reflects the key themes from the Government's Tertiary Education Strategy.