Visiting Academic Research

  1. The University is not obligated to accept Visiting Academics (Research). The Visiting Academic (Research) must be invited to attend the University. The visit must be held at a mutually agreeable time, and provide benefits for both parties.
  2. UNE Academic identifies individual as potential collaborator with UNE.
  3. UNE Academic & Visiting Academic (Research) complete a Visiting Nomination or Renewal Form and Visiting Academic (Research) – Duty statement template and submit for Head of School approval.
  4. Nominations approved at the discretion of the Head of School. School Administrative staff (with UNE Academic) completes Acknowledgment of Unpaid Placement form – 1284 Sponsor and sends through with Nomination form, Duty Statement and Curriculum Vitae to Human Resource Services.
  5. Human Resource Services send letter, duty statement, Acknowledgment of Unpaid Placement form – 1283 Visa applicant and Visiting Academic (Research) – Evidence of Employment template to Visiting Academic (Research).
  6. Visiting Academic (Research) signs acceptance of terms and conditions (included in confirmation letter) and returns all completed documentation to Human Resource Services within 14 days.
  7. Human Resource Services sends the Visiting Academic (Research) all paperwork required for visa application - see Temporary Activity visa (Subclass 408) Documentation checklist.
  8. Visiting Academic (Research) applies for appropriate visa:
    Temporary Activity Visa (Subclass 408) Research stream 
  9. On approval – Visiting Academic (Research) sends copy of Visa Grant Notice to Human Resource Services and UNE Academic.
  10. UNE Academic notifies Human Resource Services Visiting Academic (Research) has arrived, by completing the Confirmation of Commencement form and sending it to Human Resource Services.
  11. Human Resource Services enters Visiting Academic (Research) on system and email Visiting Academic (Research) and School confirmation, with information to set up IT access. All documentation is saved to HPE Records Manager.