To be a university of global Excellence in Training, Research and Innovation for Development.
To offer accessible quality training, research, and innovation in order to produce leaders in the fields of Agriculture, Engineering, Technology, Enterprise Development, Built Environment, Health and other Applied Sciences to suit the needs of a dynamic world.
In knowledge-based economies, universities have become key elements of innovation systems both as human capital providers and as a seedbed of new businesses and academic capitalism. The emergence of the entrepreneurial university is as a response to the increasing importance of knowledge in national and regional innovation systems and the recognition that the university is a cost effective and creative inventor and transfer agent of both knowledge and technology. Governments in developed countries are focussing on the potential of the university as a source to enhance innovation environments and create a regime of science based economic development. As knowledge becomes an increasing important part of innovation, the university as a knowledge producing and dissemination institution plays a larger role in industrial innovation