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Our Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision, Mission and Values

As a global campus, RIT Dubai ascribes to the vision, mission and values of Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA. 

Lead higher education in preparing students for innovative, creative, and successful careers in a global society and support diversifying the economy.

Our Mission is to prepare our students for successful careers globally while also advancing the community through a unique blend of curricular, research, business development and outreach programs.

The uniqueness of RIT Dubai is resembled in:

  • Offering an American degree, being an international branch campus of RIT NY.
  • Being a not-for-profit university sponsored by the Government of Dubai.
  • Offering programs as per the needs of the public and private sectors in the UAE.

Student Centeredness: Exhibits behavior, performs duties of position, and/or makes decisions that demonstrate and/or support the importance of students as the primary constituency of the university and/or contributes directly to student success.

Professional Development and Scholarship: Takes actions to continuously advance and/or improve in one’s academic or professional discipline; as an individual contributor; as a team member; and/or as an organizational leader.

Integrity and Ethics: Does what it takes to deliver on commitments made to the department, college, or division and to constituency groups. Builds personal trust and relationships inside and outside the university by doing what one says he or she will do when it is promised.

Respect, Diversity and Pluralism: Provides a high level of service to fellow members of the RIT Dubai community. Treats every person with dignity. Demonstrates inclusion by incorporating diverse perspectives to plan, conduct, and/or evaluate the work of the organization, department, college, or division.

Innovation and Flexibility: Provides and/or encourages new ideas that could make the department, college, or division an even better organization. Open to, and adapts well to change.

Teamwork and Collaboration: Contributes to the efforts of the department, division, or college as a team player. Works well with others outside the department to accomplish cross-college or division goals and objectives.