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2022 - 2027 Strategic Plan
Sustainable Future


Develop strategic relationships that will advance SJU’s mission.

Achieve growth in enrolment, retention, and engagement in our
student and alumni population.

Strengthen and demonstrate a mission-driven commitment to caring
for the environment.

Maintain our commitment to mission by ensuring the ongoing
financial health of the University.




  • Pursue opportunities for new and strengthened partnership and collaboration with the University of Waterloo, the Affiliated and Federated Institutions of Waterloo (AFIW), Catholic education partners and other community stakeholders.
  • Nurture relationships between SJU departments to advance the University’s mission and identity.

  • Grow the number of students who benefit from our distinctive university experience, which is rooted in a commitment to holistic personal formation and development.

  • Increase engagement with upper-year students, recent graduates, and all alumni.

  • Increase awareness and practice of sustainable initiatives, including energy conservation, the use of renewable sources of energy and reduction, responsible investing, and reuse and recycling within our campus planning and facilities management.

  • Increase loyalty and generosity to the University by buidling a culture of philanthropy that will be attractive to donors and other supporters who understand and align with our vision of inclusive Catholic higher education.

  • Develop and implement a strategy to diversify our revenue sources and manage our resources responsibly.