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Strategic Partnerships Office


The Strategic Partnerships Office is responsible for implementing the General Board Protocol on International Agreements [Raven protected]. If you are a member of a School, Faculty or Department who would like to initiate an international or corporate collaboration, please contact us at the outset. If you have any questions about the Protocol or its implementation, please contact us.

Protocol Guidance

To complement the General Board Protocol on International Agreements, the Strategic Partnerships Office has developed the following guidance to Schools, faculties, departments and other institutions wishing to develop international collaborations.

Due diligence

To protect the University's reputation, the Committee on Benefactions, External and Legal Affairs (CBELA) scrutinises all engagements with external parties that might give rise to significant public interest and/or pose a reputational risk to the University, including sponsored research, executive education and other forms of funded activity. For further guidance, please contact