Our Mission and Purpose Mission StatementThe mission of the Graduate School is to provide access to higher educational opportunities that enable students to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the productivity of their organizations and provide leadership and service to their community.In accomplishing this mission, the Graduate School values integrity, collaboration, efficiency, and inclusiveness in all it does. These values are central to the school’s role in encouraging a creative environment for research, teaching and learningStatement of Purpose The GTUC Graduate School is committed to:
- Facilitating cognitive and effective student learning
- Developing competence in communication, critical thinking, collaboration and information utilization with a commitment to lifelong learning for enhancement of student opportunities for career success
- Developing instruction that bridges the gap between theory and practice through members who bring to the classroom advanced academic preparation and skills that come from the current practice of their profession.
Our Vision and Core ValuesVision StatementThe Graduate School seeks to facilitate the training and graduation of leaders who will be instrumental in making significant contributions to their fields of expertise in particular, and the world-community in general.In line with this vision, the school is committed to:
- Delivering quality and diverse programme
- Promoting an environment that is technologically advanced and professionally staffed
- Providing quality service, stimulate creativity and engage in intellectual exploration
- Be a strong force in the University’s decision-making process
- We support a culture of diversity, openness, and collegiality among students and faculty
- We focus on our students and stakeholders
- We care about each other
- We collaborate and work together to accomplish our goals
GTUC is working to carve an outstanding reputation as a leader in teaching excellence, and a world-class centre of research and intellectual creativity. In line with this, the University has established mutually-beneficial strategic partnerships with reputable international universities.
GTUC has established academic collaborations with Aalborg University, Denmark, Wildau Institute of Technology, Germany and Coventry University, UK to offer Graduate programmes that meet international standards, and which will make our graduates employable on the international job market.
Wildau Institute of Technology
Wildau Institute of Technology in Berlin, Germany, is a Graduate School offering international programmes. It is an affiliate of the University of Applied Sciences, Wildau (UAS Wildau). It is known for working innovatively and practically both with, and for the business community and industry. Its application-oriented research gives it a leading place amongst the Universities of Applied Sciences in Germany.
The University’s trademark is a range of innovative study programmes in the fields of technology, business, law and administration, coupled with a strong practical approach engendered by professors with professional experience in engineering, management, and information technology.
Aalborg University is a modern university in Denmark offering a range of educational programmes and research in the fields of Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Engineering. It is a dynamic institution which continuously works at being at the cutting edge – regionally, nationally and internationally especially in the field of information technology. Through excellent teaching and research, it has become the Danish centre for telecommunications education.
Internationalization has always been, and continues to be a very important part of the university’s trademark. The university receives an increasing number of international students and researchers who come to study and conduct research every year. Aalborg University works to expand and improve its cooperation with other universities and international research institutions and already has a large network at different levels. The university is a member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) whose purposes are the exchange of experience, and the development of new projects within education, research and regional development.
Coventry is an evolving and innovative university with a growing reputation for excellence in education.
Independent surveys show that they provide a caring and supportive environment, enriched by a unique blend of academic expertise and practical experience.
Three words set them apart - employability, enterprise and entrepreneurship. Coventry University was 'Highly Commended' in the Entrepreneurial University of the Year category at the Times Higher Awards 2008.