Visiting Research Students

  1. UNE Academic identifies individual as potential collaborator with UNE.
  2. UNE Academic & Visiting Research Student complete a Visiting Nomination or Renewal Form and Visiting Research Student – Duty statement template and submit for Head of School approval.
  3. Nomination is approved at the discretion of the Head of School. School Administrative staff (with UNE Academic) complete Acknowledgment of Unpaid Placement form – 1284 Sponsor and sends through with Nomination form, Duty Statement and Curriculum Vitae to Human Resource Services.
  4. Human Resource Services send letter, duty statement, Acknowledgment of Unpaid Placement form – 1283 Visa applicant and Visiting Research Student – Letter from Home Institution template to Visiting Research Student.
  5. Visiting Research Student signs acceptance of terms and conditions (included in confirmation letter) and returns all completed documentation to Human Resource Services within 14 days.
  6. Human Resource Services sends the Visiting Research Student all paperwork required for visa application - see Temporary Activity visa (Subclass 408) Documentation checklist.
  7. Visiting Research Student applies for appropriate visa:
    Temporary Activity Visa (Subclass 408) Research stream.
  8. On approval – Visiting Research Student sends copy of Visa Grant Notice to Human Resource Services and UNE Academic.
  9. UNE Academic notifies Human Resource Services Visiting Research Student has arrived by completing the Confirmation of Commencement form and sending it to Human Resource Services.
  10. Human Resource Services enter Visiting Research Student on system and email Visiting Research Student and School confirmation, with information to set up IT access. All documentation is saved to HPE Records Manager.