6 months
3000 voices

In this together

Over the past six months, more than 3,000 people from across Sheridan and beyond came together to build a shared vision. We explored what the next decade may hold, what the Sheridan community most values and how we should evolve most meaningfully. This strategy is the result of all that creative, thoughtful and vigorous work.

Sheridan 2024

Our vision

Sheridan is the epicentre for ground-breaking, standard-setting higher education that unleashes everyone's full potential and empowers people to flourish in and shape an ever-changing world.

Our mission

Cultivate resourceful, highly skilled and creative people and communities through cross-pollinated, active learning and the relentless incubation of new ideas.

Our first principles

  • Inspired Questing
  • Intentional Impact
  • Emotional Acumen
  • Radical Engagement
  • Trailblazing
  • All Embracing Excellence

Sheridan's five-year strategy

The Sheridan 2024 strategy is called Galvanizing Education for a Complex World.

We chose "galvanize" because of its double meaning. It's a rallying cry to reshape ourselves as educators, so we can better prepare people for the future. It plays on the meaning of coating metal with a protective layer, suggesting that learners at Sheridan will be fully reinforced to thrive in a complex world. To reach this guiding vision, Sheridan will focus on four priorities, with five enablers:

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