Mission Statement and Values

The mission statement of the OSD is to facilitate and support the inclusion of diverse learners.

Core values

The core values adopted by the OSD are those of Student Services as a whole:

  • Student Centeredness
  • Transparency
  • Inclusivity
  • Integrity
  • Sustainability
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability via Measurable Goals

Specific Objectives

Within its wider mandate, the OSD strives to:

  • Facilitate wider access to learning.
  • Promote Universal Design as the model selected to achieve appropriate access for all learners.
  • Support students who feel access remains an issue for them.

Strategic Planning

The OSD has recently selected its objectives, these are to:

  • Attract a wider user base.
  • Implement Universal Design in all OSD procedures.
  • Review the role of its staff in order to facilitate campus wide UD implementation.
  • Position the OSD in a continuum of services.