WINU is a world network for Indigenous higher education and an entity in its own right, founded upon and operating within the sovereignty of Indigenous peoples.
WINU is aligned both philosophically and pragmatically to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
WINU exists to impart knowledge, empower leadership and provide resources for Indigenous peoples across the world from their own Indigenous sovereignty and knowledge systems.
WINU aims to address the challenges faced by Indigenous peoples across the globe by providing access to a system of higher education that is culturally and professionally astute and aligned to a commitment to advancing Indigenous development through education.
WINU through its networking and the leadership of the accredited WINHEC member institutions and associated Alliances offers co-joint undergraduate and post graduate programs that incorporate both western and cultural knowledge and facilitates dual accreditation and ethical consideration.
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