The mission of UBa is to equip students with universal knowledge in the arts, sciences and technology. It strives to imbue in the students an overt spirit, reflective of critical and constructive thinking, spontaneous to initiatives and enterprise.
The university, to this end, brings the students to sanity as they imbibe, exchange and value ideas within a context of moral integrity and associative life. Its critical agenda is to pursue personal and collegial excellence in teaching, training, research and outreach in the spirit of the Anglo-Saxon tradition without sacrificing the advantages of cultural dialogue.
The learning experience which the university provides to students is the basis upon which students should demonstrate responsible leadership and subscribe to the core values of intellectual insurance responsive to the exigencies of the contemporary environment.
The university, conscious of the dynamic character of science and technology, will continue to strive for innovation in its quest to meet with the ramified demands of our contemporary times.
Inspired by different religions and leadership qualities of some leaders, students in UBa are guided by the following eight core values and principles of transformation:
- Transformation for equity and fairness
- Respect for diversity and hierarchy
- Student access