Inspiring learners to create success for themselves and their communities through the best in innovative and transformative education.
- Diversity and inclusion
- Social Responsibility
- Deliver high-quality programs that reflect labour markets and are responsive to emerging economies.
- Provide exceptional learning experiences that create opportunities for students to build resilience, competence, personal capacity and life-enhancing skills.
- Foster the development of durable skills that are transferable across all industries and workplaces.
- Champion experiential learning, global engagement and applied research opportunities.
- Cultivate relationships with students that extend beyond graduation.
- Advocate for the necessity and value of life-long learning.
- Attract and retain individuals who are highly qualified, creative and collaborative.
- Foster a culture where all employees are inspired to exemplify our mission, vision and values.
- Ensure a positive and inclusive work environment that is diverse, respectful and representative of our community.
- Develop and implement strategies and practices that support the health and wellness of our employees.
- Leverage the expertise of our employees to make meaningful contributions to student learning and the community.
- Provide professional development and global outreach opportunities that enhance the skills and knowledge of our employees.
- Foster an environment that inspires idea generation, bold leadership and purposeful innovation that are consistent with the evolution of work.
- Lead the development of transformational programs, services and systems that enhance the student experience.
- Be at the forefront of evolving teaching, learning and applied research practices.
- Reimagine and grow our facilities to be more flexible, accessible and progressive.
- Optimize resources and processes in all aspects of our business.
- Establish and strengthen meaningful partnerships with industry, government, community and alumni to ensure our programs are leading-edge.
- Expand volunteer opportunities for employees and students to gain a deeper connection to our community.
- Leverage and grow our positive impact on the community to help it prosper and diversify.
- Respect our community by leading environmental stewardship and building social inclusion, while contributing to economic success.
- Strengthen our relationships with Indigenous communities.
Highlights from the past year
Our commitment to innovation in teaching and learning, coupled with strong local and global partnerships, have ensured DC continues to thrive. In times of change and transformation, like we’ve experienced this past year, it’s important to have a solid foundation to build on. For DC, the words we live by are reflected in our mission, vision, values, and demonstrate how our students, our people, our work and our community are vital to our success as an institution.
The following stories highlight how, at DC, we’re leading the way.