The University of The Bahamas will be the nation’s primary resource for research & innovation and community engagement. It will meet the educational aspirations of its students and nurture their creativity. It will promote the values of learning, leadership and service.



University of The Bahamas is to:

  • provide education and learning through a variety of patterns, levels and modes of study, and by a diversity of means;
  • promote research and embrace a constantly evolving technological infrastructure consistent with the standard required and expected of a university of the highest standard; and
  • foster national, regional and international development by embracing technological innovation and advancing and disseminating knowledge. Article 3, University of The Bahamas Act, 2016



The mission of the University shall be to advance and expand access to higher education, promote academic freedom, drive national development and build character through teaching, learning, research, scholarship and service. Article 4, University of The Bahamas Act, 2016