Principal's introduction Introduction by Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea. Vision and mission We deliver impact for society. We discover, develop and share knowledge. What makes us Edinburgh? The University has a unique context: our city, our people and our scale. Strategic objectives We will make an impact through leadership in learning and leadership in research. Development themes Key areas for development over the period of our Strategic Plan. Measuring success The delivery of the Strategic Plan 2016 will be a University-wide endeavour. Get in touch Contacts for matters related to the Strategic Plan. Get your copy Request copies of the Strategic Plan or the Pocket Guide, or download the PDF.