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South East Technological University will be a leading global Technological University with transformative impact on our community, the south east of Ireland and beyond.

Our Mission

Our Mission

Through inclusive education and high-quality research, South East Technological University drives innovation, empowers communities, and delivers transformative impact for the south east of Ireland.

SETU is an international, entrepreneurial and connected multi-campus Technological University that will drive sustainable economic, environmental, cultural and social development in the south east of Ireland.

SETU offers a student-centred education and is committed to lifelong learning, access, equality and inclusion, and to the provision of a comprehensive educational offering.

Our curriculum is responsive to social, cultural and enterprise needs and is research-led. Our research will have impact for the region, nationally and internationally. SETU will work in support of student and staff success and foster a collegial environment for all.

Our Values

Our values underpin who we are and provide us with the foundation on which our identity and vision is fostered. At SETU:

  • We place students at the centre of what we do
  • We promote excellence
  • We work collaboratively
  • We embrace equality, diversity and inclusivity
  • We act sustainably, responsibly and ethically
  • We treat others with respect

We act out of these values and, through the Strategic Plan, will embed these values and associated behaviours in the governance, management and operations, teaching and learning, research and innovation, engagement and other activities of the University.