Mission, Values and Strategic Aims

Our Mission, Values, Vision and Commitments to students and staff are outlined below.  

Our Vision

Our vision is to create the change-makers of the future. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to achieve social as well as cultural impact through delivering the highest quality vocational training and education across a wide, innovative spectrum of learning and teaching that delivers proactive graduates who are creative, empowered, employable, inclusive and diverse, ethical and intercultural in outlook. 

Our Values

The behaviour of RBC is guided and determined by our core values of:

  • Integrity
  • Creativity
  • Inclusion

Our Strategic Aims

We will:

  • Provide an inclusive, collaborative and supportive student experience which empowers, equips and transforms their personal and professional growth in the wider creative industries.
  • Develop and enhance the academic offer (training/education/research) to ensure it is inclusive, innovative and empowering.
  • Recruit and retain a current, industry engaged and diverse staff cohort enabled and empowered to develop and challenge the students, themselves and the wider industry
  • Facilitate organisational growth and resilience, and underpin staff and student transformation and empowerment by developing the academic offer, alternative income streams, and professional systems and services.
  • Become a centre of excellence and a leader of good practice across all areas of access and participation which Higher Education, and particularly within the small specialist creative sector. 

Statement of Academic and Artistic Freedom

Rose Bruford College values and defends the principle of freedom of thought, practice and expression within its academic and artistic community, while recognising its responsibilities in promoting tolerance, mutual respect, diversity and cultural understanding. Material is chosen for study and performance on the basis of its value in examining a broad range of practices and ideas. From time to time, such study material may challenge students’ perspectives and values. The College expects students to engage with chosen material without censorship, and encourages a spirit of openness, recognition of creative expression and intellectual debate. At the same time it seeks to ensure that the choice, interpretation and treatment of such material is not gratuitous, exploitative or illegal.