The NTU 2025 strategic plan details the University's education, research and innovation ambitions and goals for the next five years and the specific actions it will take to achieve them./

Launched by NTU President Professor Subra Suresh in Jan 2021, the plan highlights three major goals for NTU – achieving uniformity of excellence in all activities; growing NTU's national, regional and global impact; and deepening disciplinary strengths while nurturing greater interdisciplinary collaborations that span the entire spectrum of our core activities.

NTU Vision

A great global university founded on science and technology, nurturing leaders and creating societal impact through interdisciplinary education and research

Addressing humanity’s grand challenges

• Mitigating our impact on the environment
• Harnessing the science, art and technology of learning
• Addressing technology's impact on humanity
• Responding to the needs and challenges of healthy living and ageing

Core Pillars

To nurture leaders with character, competence and cognitive agility


• Future-ready graduates
• Beyond grades
• Research immersion
• Lifelong learning
• Future of education
To strengthen deep disciplinary discoveries and high-impact interdisciplinary research


• Catalyse high-impact research
• Integrate research with learning
• Six clusters
To translate knowledge into enterprise that benefits industry and society through partnerships


• Enterprising pathways
• Entrepreneurial mindset
• Maximise impact
• Influence policie
To foster a diverse, inclusive and cohesive community


• Wellbeing
• Diversity
• OneNTU


Enhancing excellence to achieve NTU 2025 goals

Eight key initiatives drawn from the pillars
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