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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. 

RIT Dubai will be one of the leading higher education institutions in the region.

Our Mission is to transform society through education, research and innovation.

  • Offer market driven, student-centered programs and initiatives for personal and professional development.
  • Encourage entrepreneurial and innovative initiatives that contribute to the university and external communities.
  • Conduct relevant and applied research with sound impact through global collaboration and international partnerships.
  • Engage enterprises for the benefit of our students, alumni, community and the wider economy.

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.