Research’s many foreign affairs

Universities Australia says there are 10 000 international research collaborations – which may explain why HE gets a special mention in DFAT’s Foreign Arrangement’s Scheme report for ’22

“As university arrangements are a large portion of foreign arrangements notified under the Scheme, engagement with the university sector continued to be a key focus in 2022,” DFAT states.

In addition to “specific arrangements, it points to participation in the University Foreign Interference Taskforce’s steering and working groups and briefing UA sessions, “on key scheme issues.”