Technology and design always have been and always will be essential for society’s prosperity and well-being.
Embracing this tenet as a call to action, SUTD will be a leading research-intensive global university focused on technology and all elements of technology-based design.
It will educate technically-grounded leaders who are steeped in the fundamentals of mathematics, science, and technology; are creative and entrepreneurial; have broad perspectives informed by the humanities, arts and social sciences; and are engaged with the world.
It will embrace the best of the East and West and drive knowledge creation and innovation, as well as innovative curriculum and teaching approaches.
Its faculty, students and staff will have
- far-reaching aspirations to create a better world by design,
- the confidence and courage to try new ideas and approaches,
- a questioning spirit fueled by the thrill of multi-disciplinary learning and doing, and
- life-long competencies, especially the ability and appetite to learn and innovate.
By excelling in all these dimensions, SUTD will be viewed as the foremost university in the world for technology and design education and research.
The Singapore University of Technology and Design is established in collaboration with MIT to advance knowledge and nurture technically-grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs, with a focus on Design, through an integrated multi-disciplinary curriculum and multi-disciplinary research.