The vision is to revive Society, fulfill its needs, care of comprehensive development through qualifying the capable individual for innovation, interaction with the society and to upgrade the human and spiritual values of the society so as to reach the development of the nation.
A- Provide higher education according to the standards of quality and competence. This higher education should be able to give students appropriate knowledge and skills for the job market.
B- Offer higher education for all on the basis of capability and competence.
C- Prepare technical and scientific cadres in various disciplines.
D- Develop and spread science and knowledge through scientific research and promote local technology.
E- Preserve social values.
Provide higher quality education which is capable to equip citizens with appropriate knowledge and skills, make relevance of its programs to the society needs and job market. Fairness in distributing higher education’s seats and make it accessible to all sectors of the society.
Higher education plays leading roles in cultural social and economic change through its effect on individual and society.
Objectives according to five year plan (2007-2011).
Affirm the nation identity and support the national unity.
Originate curricula to express the characteristics of the Sudanese society.
Provide students with necessary technologies, skills and knowledge to enable them to participate in developing society and achieving their aspirations.
Avail opportunities to join higher education on the basis of capability and competence giving special consideration to some sectors of the society.
Diversify higher education patterns and the approaches of its handling to cope with life-long learning and participate in spreading learning and knowledge among all sectors of the society.
Respond to the needs of labor market, service of the society, provide it with necessary expertise in the field of cultural, social and economic development and preserve its values.
Improve the quality of education and its outcomes; build capacity in higher education system to create efficient generation for competition.
Develop applied scientific research; disseminate its results and its contribution to development in the country.
Develop the use of modern technologies to support educational process.
Build Capacity; develop human resources on the national level.
Achieve International cooperation and strengthen scientific relations among Sudanese higher education’s institutions and their counterparts in the world.
Fulfill the commitments of educational process and the funding of higher education as public service, encourage private sector to participate in higher education.
Care of university students their psychological and cultural formation to complete the building of their full personality.
Objectives according to quarter-century plan:
Originate science; emphasize the status of Arabic and English languages and care of other languages.
Prepare highly skilled graduates and responsible citizens who are able to meet the requirements of development in the country, reformulate curriculums to be consistent with the current and future needs of the country.
Give priority to the technical education and develop it to reach 60% of higher education.
Increase intake in universities to reach the international rate of age category expected to join higher education.
Participation of higher education in establishing peace culture to guarantee fairness based on the right to satisfy the basic needs of the individual.
Encourage private education and continue to lay down rules for insuring its standards, so as to participate in spreading of education according to international and local changes. Take into consideration multiple party agreements of the WTO to attract investment in education and liberate the capitals movement, as the result many foreign investors pump their money in education.
Investment in research to achieve socioeconomic objectives, take into consideration researches in basic sciences which are the start of future invention.
Develop universities to be excellence centers of research and development, establish special units of future studies for the advancement of knowledge and its applications to achieve the projects of socioeconomic development.
Care of the selection of researchers and prepare them within higher studies, which is very important to develop it in all universities.
Help in servicing community, enhance its values.
Contribute in improving education in all its levels, particularly through preparing teachers and promoting curriculums and educational research.
Activate the role of university; carry out studies and researches to cope with expected changes in higher education.
The integration of teaching with conducting of researches in universities to enable students and society to get knowledge through education for life.
Enhance international cooperation in higher education through either adopting national policies or laying down international arrangements concerning facilitation the return of highly trained scientists and researchers to the country, either permanently or temporary through the process of returning qualified cadres by international cooperative programs to maintain institutions and facilitate the full use of local capabilities.
Diversify the sources of funding higher education and scientific research and the continuation of governmental fund which is the basic factor to insure balance in performance of social and scientific functions.
Care of the students socially by providing them with accommodation and living allowance.
Care of the athletic, intellectual and cultural activities of the students; develop their thinking capability to prepare generation that is able to face responsibility with awareness of the requirements of the coming stage.
Face the increasing numbers of the successful students who do not find seats in the current universities through librating higher education from place and time restrictions, cut the cost of higher education and lessen the negative effects of higher education revolutions such as scarcity of teachers and weakness of university libraries.