Our BU2025 strategic plan sets out the actions that we will all take to achieve our vision. The actions apply across BU.

The BU2025 actions are set out under five headings:

Fusion and investment

  • Enhance and embed our distinctive Fusion learning approach
  • Provide an environment that engages and attracts staff, students and external stakeholders
  • Build capacity and capability to deliver the BU2025 outcomes
  • Invest in the strategic investment areas to develop them as future strengths 

Leadership and impactBryce Dyer, BU academic

  • Significantly improve our research performance
  • Build the world-wide impact of our Fusion of education, research and practice 
  • Enhance our position as a sustainable organisation and manage the environmental impact of our actions

Reputation and networksDr Sarah Bate, prosopagnosia expert

  • Position BU as the destination of choice for staff and students seeking a distinctive Fusion environment and culture
  • Significantly develop our network of partners and be the partner of choice for businesses and organisations in the region

People and cultureSmiling staff with a coffee in the Fusion Building

  • Attract, develop and retain the right people and teams to deliver the BU2025 outcomes
  • Embed our values and Fusion attributes consistently across BU
  • Continue with our strong commitment to ensuring equality and diversity

Performance and resilienceAdvertising seminar

  • Embed a culture of high performance
  • Manage organisational performance including academic sustainability and consistent high quality
  • Maintain financial resilience to enable investment