UNIVERSITI MALAYSIA SABAH (UMS)
UMS strives to be an innovative university of global standing
UMS strives to achieve academic excellence and international recognition through its attention to learning and teaching, research and publications, social services and balance in knowledge specialisation. The university also prioritises the personal growth of its students,resulting in greater innovation and productivity for the benefit of society and the nation as a whole.
To realise its mission, UMS strives to achieve nine objectives:
1. To set standards of academic excellence in various chosen disciplines, such as science, technology, engineering, business, economics, politics and the social sciences, and to receive international recognition for these achievements.
2. To explore and apply the disciplines effectively in order to enhance social and national development.
3. To uphold academic autonomy and to maintain intellectual excellence in the university community.
4 To produce specialized and yet balanced, assertive, open-minded, God-fearing and patriotic graduates.
5. To organise teaching and research programmes of the highest quality and relevance for the benefit of society and the nation.
6. To enhance ties between universities, industries, professional bodies, social organizations and the government.
7. To nurture universal humanistic values and open-mindedness coupled with a sense of service and dedication among academics, scholars, officials and auxiliary staff at the university to ensure optimum productivity.
8. To contribute towards the dynamic socio-economic development of the nation.
9. To foster pride and prestige in the university as a premier progressive institution.