Mission & Vision | AECC University College

Our Mission and Vision

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Fit for the Future

Our mission is to ‘create a healthier society through education, research and clinical care’ and is as relevant today as it was 59 years ago.

Our mission, vision and community focus articulate our position as a specialist health sciences institution. Discover more about our community partnerships, access and participation projects and upcoming events; promoting and sharing our knowledge of health sciences.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to ‘create a healthier society through education, research and clinical care’ and is as relevant today as it was 59 years ago. It is especially pertinent as we emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic to face significant challenges and uncertainties.

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Our Vision

Our vision is “To be a leading specialist health sciences university providing excellent education, clinical care and applied research. We will become an important anchor institution serving Dorset and our local communities, recognised nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence.” This will drive the next phase of our institutional journey as we continue to develop and diversify our academic portfolio and patient services.

Our Values and Strategic Aims

Our values set out to guide not just what we do but also ‘how’ we do things. We have lived and breathed these values through the pandemic and are proud to stand by them.

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Strategic Aims

The six strategic aims that we at AECC University College are working towards.

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Our Values

Our values are to be caring, professional, passionate and inclusive.

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Latest News

Discover and read all the latest news, press releases and happenings here at AECC University College.

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Martin Kumm tells the story of his journey from graduation to achieving his dream job as a chiropractor for the EF Education Easy-Post professional cycling team.

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Professional ballet dancer Pippa Myres had to re-think her career and is now training to become a podiatrist on the MSc Podiatry course.

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Callum Moss is a First Year student on the MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) course at AECC University College. We recently caught up with him to hear more about his decision to study to become a physiotherapist and why AECC UC is an appealing specialist university.

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We hear about Aurora’s work experience within Rugby and why she enjoys studying within the close-knit community at AECC University College.

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