Engaged scholarship manifests into engaged learning and teaching and engaged research and innovation
SI is enacted through a variety of vehicles of which engaged scholarship and engaged citizenship forms the basis of SU's SI.
- The academic basis of the typology is anchored in engaged scholarship (aligned to the IIS) which denotes:
- High-quality scholarship from university academics;
- Scholarship of one or more forms;
- Engagement of both university academics (and students) and the societal partner collaboratively involved so that there is a mutually beneficial partnership between university and society; Intentional public benefits.
Engaged citizenship manifests into volunteerism and special programmes Engaged citizenship includes engaged scholarship, but also includes the personal responsibility of people to be engaged in everyday life through one's inherent natural abilities to care for others generally known as tacit knowledge.