The Social Charter shines a light on the significant contribution made by our students and staff and the positive impact we have on our society.
The Charter reaffirms our commitment to engaging with society and celebrates the many ways our students and staff contribute to our place.
At Queen’s we translate ideas, academic teaching, research and professional expertise into action, resulting in impact that serves society at home and across the world in life-changing ways.
Within the University’s Corporate Plan, the Social Charter provides the platform for demonstrating the innovation, discovery and creativity of our staff and students and the regional, national and global impact of their work.
Social Charter Principles
We are committed to providing leadership locally and globally
We are committed to promoting a positive impact on society through our research and education
We are committed to equality and social justice
These principles will be realised by the way we promote: research with impact; education with social purpose; breaking boundaries to produce new knowledge; equality and excellence; civic culture and intercultural dialogue; sustainability; and by recognising and rewarding contributions from students and staff.
The University’s Corporate Plan acknowledges and celebrates the Social Charter through the identification of 19 Signature Projects.
The 19 Social Charter Signature Projects featured encapsulate the breadth of activity that Queen’s students and staff carry out every day, as well as representing the principles and themes contained within the Charter.
Visit our Corporate Plan for 2016-21 website for more information on the further development of our University over the coming five years. The corporate plan will support the delivery of Vision 2020 underpinned by our Priorities for Growth and our Core Values.
If you know of any projects that would be relevant to the Social Charter please contact the team through the Corporate Plan site.
To find out more about Queen’s University’s engagement work visit the Public Engagement site.